ACCOUNT RECEIVABLE MANAGER

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Location
Johannesbourg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Nov 2016
Closes
03 Dec 2016
Ref
5552BR
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description
Customers Accounts activity
To ensure that the collections of debt, reduced balances and number of days outstanding and overdue accounts are within company policies by means of regular monitoring of all accounts
To make sound business decisions so as not to put the company at a credit risk.
To manage the process of resolving customer queries and complaints relating to quantity disputes, pricing, rebates and reconciliations
To ensure all cases logged on Salsa and effectively resolved and closed.
To provide the accurate comments on orders going on credit block and ensure all blocked orders are addressed within SLA.
To investigate reasons for orders going on credit block and ensure it is addressed with the relevant Sales team.
To continuously strive to reduce the no. of sales orders going on credit block with the assistance and support of the sales team.
To manage the process of all monies received are allocated within the timeframe of the policies
To conduct various weekly/monthly meetings with customers/Sales and other parties

Analysing and Controlling
To set Credit Objectives in order to improve the profitability of the Company
To liaise with Credit Risk Manager, Customer Accounts Manager, Legal & Governance Manager, and/or external Attorney re doubtful debtors and effective control over Credit limits and terms
To manage the process of ensuring all required customer reconciliations are correctly completed
To check all financial document requests, schedules or lists
To manage all open billing
To manage processes within Business Flows
To manage the process of customer's terms cancellation and to prepare for Legal action

Business development
To provide management with credit analysis and alert tools in order to improve the credit facilities management
To represent the department on Various Committees and to ensure successful and correct business procedures
T o manage a balance between Marketing and the Credit objectives
To ensure that all documents pertaining to the Accounts Receivable department are received/pertained or distributed correctly
To promote the training of Sales staff on Legal Basic Knowledge, Credit application requirements
To recruit and select capable staff by creating a motivating work environment, providing developmental opportunities, monitoring their performance on an ongoing basis and disciplining individuals where necessary so as to achieve the goals of the business unit
HSEQ
To ensure constant adherence and compliance to company HSEQ and security standards, local by-laws, standards and legislation so as to minimise all risk pertaining to company assets and protection of life.

Profile sought
Diploma in credit management 3 or equivalent. (Business or law degree will be beneficial)
Extensive experience in Credit Control Environment ( 5+ years) of which at least 2 years should be in a AR Manager/Supervisor, FMCG experience will be an advantage.
Basic knowledge of relevant legislation impacting on credit within the petroleum industry
Key competencies required: Deciding and Initiating Action, Adhering to TSA's code of conduct, Ethic, Principles and Values, policies and procedures ,Presenting and Communicating Information, good interpersonal skills, good conflict resolution and people skills, Analysing, Planning & Organising, Delivering Results and meeting Customer expectations
Technical knowledge or skills required: Excellent Computer Literacy and experience of MS Office applications, advanced excel is essential. Basic knowledge on legal procedures, Knowledge of SAP. Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Computer Literacy, Basic knowledge on legal procedures, knowledge of SAP
Strong People Management skills