Credit Controller/Accountant

Published by Jobstanzania on 1:47:00 pm

SPEDAG TANZANIA LTD is a subsidiary of M + R SPEDAG GROUP a leading logistics provider in Switzerland with Major hubs in Europe, China, India, and Africa.
We offer International Forwarding and logistics services, project forwarding and supply chain
solution, warehousing & distribution, custom clearance and consultancy.

Spedag is seeking to recruit a well motivated and suitably qualified candidate to fill the following vacant position:

POSITION: Credit Controller/Accountant
Reports To: Financial Controller
Location: Dar Es Salaam

Job  Scope

  • Implement and maintain an effective credit control system by:-
  • Professionally managing clients outstanding balances and ensure collections as and when due
  • Reconcile clients accounts and prepare clients visits for collection and correction in case of discrepancies and answers queries and enquiries from customers in coordination with Head of Finance Department
  • Ensure invoice timely delivery and follow up for payments and receipts
  • Monitors the progress of all pending transactions on a daily basis, updating the clients regularly and updating the oracle system
  • Co-ordinate with Invoicing department and ensure all invoices are raised for respective files
  • Ensures full payments are collected for respective invoices raised before release of cargo especially for first time clients and all those who do not have credit facility.
  • Prepares Client’s payment schedules; Confirms monthly balances;
  • Raises necessary vouchers for accounts booking in case the cashier is absent;
  • Ensures that all deposits slips are received and attached to the respective receipt vouchers be it cash or Cheques;
  • Follows up for direct transfers by the clients with Bank staff to ensure the right amount is received to the right account as per the client’s instructions;
  • Makes daily summary reports on all collections and sends it to all concerned parties.

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Accounting/Finance, a higher qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 yrs experience in Accounting work
  • Knowledge of the Oracle system
  • Excellent knowledge of computer applications
  • A certificate in customer care is an added advantage
  • Should have a background in clearing and forwarding industry
  • Should be faithful
  • Should be mature and hardworking person
  • Can fluently communicate in English and Kiswahili
  • (Ability to fluently speak and write)
Application procedures
Candidates meeting the required qualification and skills should send;
- Letter of Application
- Copies of academic qualifications
- A detailed CV with contact details of at least 2 referees

Send application before 10th April, 2013

Human Resource
Spedag Tanzania Ltd
P.O.BOX 9222,
Dar es Salaam

tz.administration@spedaginterfreight.com  or dar.rec@spedaginterfreight.com 



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