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AutoXpress is East Africa’s leading supplier of tyres, wheels, batteries, suspension parts, and alignment and balancing services with an existing region wide network of 50 branches. We represent world-class brands extending superior service to our customers with an identifiable difference. We are looking to recruit a dynamic Accounting Officer II for the Tanzanian operation to be based in Dar-Es-salaam. Details of the position are outlined below.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Reporting to the Chief Accountant and Chief Operating Officer, the person will primarily oversee the credit control activities of the Company to ensure proper maintenance of all debtors’ records; maintaining financial records, preparation of monthly and annual debtors aging reports, oversee the formulation contracts and agreements, dealing with all debtors’ compliance matters relating to tax and other statutory matters. The position will also be responsible for formulating and producing revenue related reports and reconciliations and any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role are outlined as below:


Credit Control duties

  • Ensuring receipts are posted correctly and assisting in allocating payments
  • Attending to debtor related queries
  • Communicate EFT receipts and unpaid cheques; and resolve any unposted items flagged through the bank reconciliation process
  • Processing VAT Exemptions and initiating refunds to customers where required
  • Supporting the sales representatives with customer related reports and analysis
  • Sending automated monthly statements and performing independent verifications as guided


Customer account management:

  • Reviewing the account opening form and related documents including communication to customers of their approved credit facilities
  • Reviewing the master database where all information for customers are captured including ensuring correctness of new accounts created (group, PIN number, Tel number and other basic details) ongoing
  • Ensuring customer account reconciliations are done regularly
  • Ensuring customer contracts & agreements are documented and renewed as applicable
  • Periodically issuing demand letters
  • Facilitate approval/activation of accounts suspended to make sales
  • Assist in periodic review of credit terms
  • Processing Debtor refunds where requested


Reporting:

  • Generating various debtor related reports and following up for overdue debt
  • Compile monthly revenue related reports including reconciliations of sales as reported to EFD vs financial statements and VAT returns
  • Compile any ad hoc reports that may be required from time to time Adhoc Matters
  • Assisting in any other assignments within the finance team for overall team performance
  • Be involved in internal and external audits and ensuring all audit matters pertaining to debtors are closed
  • Step in to cover duties for any finance staff who is on leave from time to time


QUALIFICATIONS &EXPERIENCE

a) ACCA/CPA (T) qualification (and ideally with a Bachelor’s Degree)

b) Minimum of 3 years relevant experience of which at least 1 year should be in credit control

c) Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Office

d) Working knowledge of Tanzanian tax laws

e) Working knowledge of ERP (preferably SAP B1) will be an added advantage

f) Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills

g) Must be a Tanzanian Citizen

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