Accounts Officer - Receivables
Dangote Cement
Okpella, Edo, NG
6d ago

Job Summary

  • Ensure accurate and timely recognition and reporting of all revenue generated by the plant in the course of its business.
  • Manage customers’ accounts ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of all sales orders issued to customers.
  • Confirm customer deposit into DCP’s bank account and post against customer’s account
  • Reconcile customer accounts to the general ledger balances.
  • 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 Deputy Head of Finance.
  • Prepare / compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of Deputy Head of Finance and other relevant parties.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy Head of Finance.
  • Track customer bank guarantees and liaise with the relevant banks to ensure payment is made on the bank guarantee’s due date(s).
  • Educational and Work Experience

  • B.Sc. or HND in Finance / Accounting
  • Professional certification in Accounting (ACA, ACCA) is an added advantage
  • 2 - 6 years relevant work experience in Accounting or Finance function.
  • Skills and Competencies

  • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS and other applicable accounting standards.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting packages and systems, preferably SAP.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
  • Career Development
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