Full Time

Accounts Receivables Officer at RecTrain Services


Date Posted: November 28, 2022

Job Description

Our client who provides Information Technology (IT) solutions requires an experienced Accounts Receivables Officer to join their team in Ghana. Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be primarily responsible for managing the receipt of monies owed to the company and collaborate with the Accounts Payables Officer to achieve sufficient positive cash balances for continued business operations.


  • Collaborate with the Accounts Payables Officer in ensuring that debtors and creditors are effectively managed with little or no impact on the Cash-flow position of the company.
  • Ensure collection of debts from customers within agreed terms in a timely and effective manner.
  • Implement credit risk evaluation processes and report on client qualification status for credit facilities.
  • Observe the highest confidentiality pertaining to the company’s finances and financial position.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial statements and bank reconciliation.
  • Oversee strict adherence to trade terms with customers with regards to agreed credit terms.
  • Make sure the Vendor Credit Application Form is duly completed and filed.
  • Maintain period-end schedules of all zero-rated supplies, relief supplies and exempt supplies made periodically and ensure that relevant supporting documents are obtained for monthly review by the 5th of every month.
  • Perform month-end receivables’ reconciliation to ensure customers’ statements of accounts are accurate.
  • Ensure customers are invoiced accurately and timely and all relevant documents are certified.
  • Oversee systems receivables are reconciled and agreed with customers by last day of every month.
  • Ensure “Invoice Delivery Log Sheet” is duly filled by the dispatcher and receiver and submit same to the Finance Manager for inspection.
  • Maintain schedule of Withholding Tax Receivables per client and report same to Finance Manager.
  • Carry out visit overdue clients as and when required to ensure prompt recovery of monies owed to the company.
  • Inform the Finance Manager of any operational circumstances that may negatively affect the smooth running of vendor accounts.
  • Support the finance team in ensuring compliance with Ghana Revenue Authority statutory obligations and regulations.
  • Periodically suggest ways of improving the management of customer accounts as well as the overall finance function.
  • Perform any other duty assigned by management.


  • Must have bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or any related field.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in same or similar role.
  • Must have professional certification (ICA, ACCA, CIMA) or at least Part (Level) II.
  • Have a good understanding of the risks associated with poor debtor collection
  • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Extensive knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles.
  • Working experience and knowledge of SAGE ERP/ SAGE X3 is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and corporate compliance with tax regulations and tax obligations.
  • Excellent analytical, numerical and team playing skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Possess high levels of integrity and adopt to the high ethical standards with the ability to manage confidential data.

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Deadline: December 16, 2022