Accounts Receivables Officer

  • Full Time
  • Accra
  • Applications have closed

IT Firm

A leading provider of IT Infrastructure service solutions for medium and large scale private and public institutions is seeking for suitable candidates for the following position
Department: FINANCE 
Reports to: FINANCE MANAGER   

Job Purpose

The overall job purpose requires the job holder to manage the receipt of monies owed to the company and to collaborate with the Accounts Payables Officer to achieve sufficient positive cash balances for continued business operations. The job holder is required to have a good understanding of the risks associated with poor debtor collection. To succeed the job holder must have a finance related degree and gained a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a finance related and/or similar environment. The nature of the business requires the job holder to adopt the highest ethical standards; as well as possessing excellent communication skills as this is essential to building strong relationships and managing receipts of payments from customers who enjoy credit facilities from the company.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • To observe the highest confidentiality pertaining to the company’s finances and financial position.
  • To collaborate with the Accounts Payables Officer in ensuring that debtors and creditors are effectively managed with little or no impact on the Cashflow position of the company.
  • To ensure that debtor monies are received in a timely and effective manner.
  • To implement credit risk evaluation processes and report on client qualification status for credit facilities
  • To prepare weekly and monthly financial statements and bank reconciliation.
  • To be responsible for collection of debts from customers within agreed terms
  • To ensure strict adherence to trade terms with customers with regards to agreed credit terms. Make sure Vendor Credit Application Form is duly completed and filed;
  • To 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;
  • To ensure entry of customer payments into the system within 4 hours of receipt of payment;
  • To perform month-end receivables’ reconciliation to ensure customers’ statements of accounts are accurate;
  • To ensure that customers are invoiced accurately and timely and all relevant documents are certified;
  • To ensure that systems receivables are reconciled and agreed with customers by last day of every month
  • To ensure that “Invoice Delivery Log Sheet” is duly filled by the dispatcher and receiver, and submit same to the Finance Manager for inspection
  • To maintain schedule of Withholding Tax Receivables per client and report same to Finance Manager
  • The job holder is also required to visit overdue clients as and when required to ensure prompt recovery of monies owed to the company.
  • To inform the Finance Manager of any operational circumstances that may negatively affect the smooth running of vendor accounts.
  • To support the finance team in ensuring compliance with Ghana Revenue Authority statutory obligations and regulations.
  • To periodically suggest ways of improving the management of customer accounts as well as the overall finance function.

Required Skills or Experience


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Must be a student with at least Part (Level) 2 or a member of any of the professional bodies: ICA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Minimum relevant experience of 3 years post national service

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons should send their CVs and Cover Letter to by close of business 31st October 2022 indicating the interested position as the subject of the email.

NB: Candidates must be prepared to write an aptitude test