Accounts Assistant (Credit Control) Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Generics Africa

Position Title: Accounts Assistant – Credit Control

Number of Positions: 1

Location: Nairobi Kenya

We are a leading Pharmaceutical Distributor, sourcing and supplying pharmaceuticals across all channels in East Africa.

We are seeking to hire an Accounts Assistant who will be responsible for conducting credit checks and opening accounts for new customers, following up on outstanding invoices among other duties as listed below.

The role holder shall report to the Chief Accountant.

Key Roles

  • Conducting due diligence and assess customers credit worthiness.
  • Revenue collection from customers with accounts with the company.
  • Monthly Bank and customer account reconciliations.
  • Checking customer’s credit ratings with credit reference bureaus.
  • Setting up the terms and conditions of credit in liaison with other department
  • Timely and effective collection of all debts and customers payments
  • Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are cleared for payment
  • Resolving queries around outstanding invoices both internally and externally
  • Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems – cash and cheque collections
  • Manage debt recovery.
  • Prepare statements, client status reports and all relevant information
  • Any other duty as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Commerce, or any business-related course
  • At least CPA 4
  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting
  • Proficient in an ERP
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Well versed with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Can work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Customer-oriented with proven customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize and process multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • High energy and an outgoing social personality

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates to send their CVs to by 26th August 2022.

Clearly indicate the job title on the subject line of the email.