Identify irregularities in the customer account reconciliation and work with the relevant Sales and Marketing staff to resolve these issues.
Post necessary entries to correct errors / irregularities identified in customer account reconciliation. Review the commercial agreement entered in the database for each customer to ensure it complies with the written agreement.
Reconcile cash sales to sales orders and cash at the bank, on a daily basis. Recognise revenue on receipt of proof of delivery (invoice, waybill, haulage invoice, etc).
Analyse cash / credit sales vs. cement dispatch (weighbridge) vs. actual quantity of cement produced on a weekly basis; investigate and resolve all variances identified.
Generate monthly Sales and Collection Report to aid management decision making. Resolve queries on customer account balance and provide account history where required.
Generate customer ageing report and follow up with relevant staff in Sales and Marketing on due sales orders to ensure payments are received.
Proactively and efficiently execute work plans as approved by the Head, Plant Finance. Prepare / compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of Head, Plant Finance and other relevant parties.
Track customer bank guarantees and liaise with the relevant banks to ensure payment is made on the bank guarantee’s due date(s).
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Plant Finance
Education and Work Experience
Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS, and other applicable accounting standards. Good understanding of SAP and inventory control systems with a working knowledge of manufacturing processes.
Good communication and interpersonal skills. Good organisational skills. Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills High ethical standards and integrity.
Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.