We are seeking an Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk who will be responsible for handling various financial transactions and maintaining accurate records. Key responsibilities include processing incoming customer payments and outgoing vendor payments, which may involve cash, m-pesa, cheque payments, and electronic transfers. The candidate will record and reconcile these payments to their respective accounts, ensuring accuracy and proper allocation. Effective communication with customers and vendors regarding payment inquiries and issues is essential.
The Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk will also contribute to the monthly invoicing process, assisting in the preparation and distribution of invoices and statements to customers. Monitoring and maintaining accounts receivable/accounts payable aging reports will be necessary to ensure that payment processing is accurate and timely, avoiding any delays or discrepancies.
Supporting the preparation of financial reports related to accounts receivable and payable will be part of the role, requiring attention to detail and the ability to analyze payment trends. Collaboration with other departments is crucial to align accounts receivable/payable processes with the overall business objectives. Maintaining meticulous records of all accounts receivable/payable activities and documentation is a priority.
The Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk may also be assigned additional accounting duties and tasks by the Finance Manager. This is an opportunity to contribute to the financial stability of the organization and play a vital role in maintaining effective financial operations.