Main activities • Processing more complicated functions related to Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable and general Accounting duties, including invoicing, preparation and processing of cheques, payment advice, performing bank reconciliations, compiling debtor statements and statutory returns, performing petty cash reconciliations and preparing related routine documentation and correspondence. • Making journal or data entries and extracting statistical data and reports from records for analysis. • Performing month end accounting procedures and producing weekly, fortnightly, monthly and quarterly reports as required. • Maintaining records of documents processed for ready access and for producing various reports according to operating procedures. • Preparing debtor lists, contacting clients in order to procure outstanding payments and escalating long standing/delinquent debtors to more Senior staff. • Obtaining authorisation for payment from appropriate personnel, allocating expenditure to the correct budget account and arranging for the drawing of cheques and other forms of payment. • Calculating the costs of proposed expenditure, wages and standard costs.
Key skills • Sound knowledge of organisation's Accounting procedures related to work performed. • Understanding of spreadsheets, data analysis and reconciliation procedures. • Strong administrative and procedural skills. • Excellent attention to detail. • Initiative and integrity. • Team player.
Internal contacts Sales, Marketing, Customer Support departments of the organisation.
Typical experience At least 5 years+ related experience and have, or be undertaking, a formal qualification in Accounting.
Other comments Alternative Title: Senior Accounts Clerk, Senior Accounts Payable Officer, Senior Accounts Receivable Officer. If the primary focus of this role is Accounts Receivable