The Account Receivables Controller will function under the supervision of the Working Capital Manager and collaborate closely with the Finance team.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Implement credit control procedures to monitor and collect outstanding debts efficiently.
- Ensure accurate posting and allocation of payments to debtor accounts.
- Respond to queries promptly, facilitating the timely payment of invoices.
- Generate both regular monthly reports and ad hoc reports as needed.
- Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with customers.
- Manage cash allocation and handle the setup of new accounts.
- Release blocked orders to facilitate smooth transactions.
- Reconcile debtor accounts to maintain accurate records.
- Keep detailed records of payments and account statuses.
- Pursue the collection of outstanding payments from customers through phone, email, and letters for assigned portfolios.
- Review accounts, customer payment histories, and credit records to ensure up-to-date accounts receivable ledgers.
- Send monthly and bi-monthly statements of account to customers.
- Track and investigate records closely, collaborating with operational teams to resolve any invoice disputes.
- Proven experience in accounts payable or a related financial role, preferably in a freight forwarding or logistics setting.
- Proficiency in using accounting software and tools to manage invoices, payments, and financial records efficiently.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail to handle complex financial transactions and vendor interactions.