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DEBT ACCOUNTANT (FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS) Login to Apply

posted on : 7 months ago

Industry : Media / Entertainment Job Function : Accounting / Auditing

Job Experience Level : Mid Level

Minimum Years of Experience : - Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of relevant working experience in Finance and Accounting, preferably in a similar role in an FMCG company.

Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor

Job Summary

MCL is seeking to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Debt Accountant to manage debt and continuously improving on the debt policies reporting to the Revenue Accounting Manager- Advertising. The Debt Accountant will be expected to be self-driven, organised, a team player and results oriented.

Incumbent must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance or any other related field from an accredited institution. CPA (T) or ACCA finalist or holder of an equivalent qualification.

Full Job Description

  • Reconciles of debtors accounts print advertising, online sales;
  • Ensures debt executives and debt collectors meet their collections targets. Appraise them on a monthly basis and recommend action for non-performing Debt Executive’s;
  • Visits clients with overdue accounts;
  • Prepares and distributes Ad debtors’ management reports on a daily, weekly and monthly basis;
  • Visits Ad Agencies and reconcile their accounts;
  • Sends to legal manager debts and documentation for any accounts that need his follow up on monthly basis;
  • Allocates overdue accounts to debt collectors and debt executives;
  • Convenes and chairs weekly debt collection meetings;
  • Prepares debt reconciliation schedules;
  • Shares the debt ledgers with commercial teams regularly;
  • Circulates bounced cheques’ listing to respective BEs as and when advice is given by the Bank reconciliation accountant. Follow up for replacement otherwise the same is deducted from the BEs commission;
  • Prepares the DSO reports –Monthly by the 5th of the following month for review and circulation by 10th. Use ledgers to be provided by revenue accountants;
  • Handles client queries in regards to account reconciliation and debt collection; and
  • Prepares debt write-off schedules.

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