Receivable Accounts in Lagos, Nigeria

at Bevas Logistics Ltd

Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary

  • Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
  • Organize, secure, and maintain all files, records, cash and cash equivalents in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Record, store, access, and/or analyze computerized financial information.
  • Maintain accurate electronic spreadsheets for financial and accounting data.
  • Classify, code, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals, ledgers, and/or computers.
  • Prepare, maintain, and distribute statistical, financial, accounting, auditing, or payroll reports and tables.
  • Complete period-end closing procedures and reports as specified.
  • Prepare, review, reconcile, and issue bills, invoices, and account statements according to company procedures.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets; protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers.
  • Address guests' service needs in a professional, positive, and timely manner.
  • Speak with others using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones and emails using appropriate etiquette.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees.
  • Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.


Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • maintain up-to-date billing system
  • generate and send out invoices
  • follow up on, collect and allocate payments
  • carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
  • perform account reconciliations
  • monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • research and resolve payment discrepancies
  • generate age analysis
  • review AR aging to ensure compliance
  • maintain accounts receivable customer files and records
  • follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc
  • process credit card payments
  • prepare bank deposits
  • investigate and resolve customer queries
  • process adjustments
  • develop a recovery system and initiate collection efforts
  • communicate with customers via phone, email, mail or personally
  • assist with month-end closing


Education and Experience

  • knowledge of accounts receivable
  • knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures
  • knowledge of general accounting principals
  • proficient in relevant computer software
  • knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • 1-3 years accounts receivable and general accounting experience

Key Competencies

  • attention to detail and accuracy
  • good verbal and written communication skills
  • organizational skills
  • information management
  • problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • team member
  • stress tolerance
  • sense of urgency
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