Accounts Receivable Clerk Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Accounts
Receivable Clerk

Hiring Organization: Canonical
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Software
Company
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 02/07/2024

About
Canonical

Canonical
is a pioneering tech firm that is at the forefront of the global move to open
source. As the company that publishes Ubuntu, one of the most important open
source projects and the platform for AI, IoT and the cloud, we are changing the
world on a daily basis. We recruit on a global basis and set a very high
standard for people joining the company. We expect excellence – in order to
succeed, we need to be the best at what we do.

We have
an exciting entry level opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Clerk to join
our growing team. If you are passionate about the technology industry and want
to work for a company that aligns with your interests, we might be the place
for you! Canonical, and our world class Ubuntu product, attracts some of the
leading talent from around the world. Come and work with exceptional people and
kick start your career in Finance!

Our
Finance team is growing and it’s a really exciting time to join the team. We
are looking for bright, motivated people who have a passion for making a
difference. You will be seeking an opportunity to drive process improvements
and change, input your ideas and truly contribute to the team.

Your role
will include ensuring accuracy of the A/R ledgers, process customer invoices in
a timely and accurate manner, register customer payments, deal with queries
effectively and efficiently and maintain compliance with processes and
procedures. You will learn the fundamentals of how finance works in an
organisation.

In return
we will provide you with ample opportunity for career development including
offering you with support for continuing education and the pursuit of
professional Accounting certifications. You will report directly to our Global
Controller who will help you develop into the role and guide you through your
learnings.

A day
in the life of an Accounts Receivable Clerk

Maintain
accuracy of our A/R ledgers and reconciliation of accounts

Manage
our customer data (names, addresses, etc.), validate and get approval for
new accounts, and maintain our audit record of customer data changes and
approvals

Process
our customer invoices in a timely and accurate manner, including entry of
invoices into accounting systems and maintain our files in a tidy and
organised manner

Efficiently
resolve any problems prior to raising and issue of invoice

Implement
and comply with the Canonical credit control policy

Maximise
cash collection through the effective collection of debts and maintain
records to track debt collection through to conclusion

Ensure
payments are received in line with contractual terms

Help
with our month end processes: bank reconciliations and balance sheet
reconciliations

Resolve
questions/issues, escalating when appropriate in a timely manner

Maintain
compliance with processes and procedures, recommend corrective action when
identified and maintain suitable records to demonstrate compliance

What
you will bring to the role

Exceptional
education achievements in an Accounting or Finance subject

Excellent
spreadsheet skills, including pivots, look ups etc.

Excellent
attention to detail, with great organisation skills and the ability to
meet deadlines

Great
communication skills that you will use when connecting directly with our
customers

A
passion for the world of Finance with ambition to progress your career

Some
experience using a major accounting system advantageous

What we
offer you

Your
base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical
location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the
benefits below, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits
and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue
or utilisation. Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right
across our global workforce.

In
addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with
additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. Please note that
additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more
information on these, you can ask in the later stages of the recruitment
process.

Fully
remote working environment – we’ve been working remotely since 2004!

Personal
learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum

Annual
compensation review

Recognition
rewards

Annual
holiday leave

Parental
Leave

Employee
Assistance Programme

Opportunity
to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at ‘sprints’

Priority
Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events

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