Title: Accounts Receivables Manager
NAIROBI, KENYA
REF NO: 730001/16

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for the effective and efficient workflow and performance of the Accounts Receivable teams against defined goals and objectives, in order to ensure an excellent service is delivered to the business
• To provide leadership and direction to the team and ensure the delivery of high performance, acting as an enthusiastic, positive and motivated role model and coach
• To take full responsibility for the performance management of the team in order to ensure that quality and deadlines are achieved and maintained and that any issues are managed in line with Company Policies and Procedures
• To be responsible for continuous improvement of Accounts Receivables processes in order to achieve an effective and efficient way of working
• To provide a high-level of Accounts Receivable service to the functional lines, ensuring revenues processes are applied and reconciled accurately and efficiently
• Responsible for the relationship with relevant departments – managing the Service Level Agreements, including ongoing reviews with the departments to ensure the processes are running as efficiently as possible
• Oversight and monitoring of daily cash and credit collection practices also monthly reconciliations of customer receipts and accounts is completed in all foreign labs
• Responsible for the team’s monthly progress reports – ensuring accurate and timely monthly completion and swift resolution of all outstanding items
• To create relevant matrix and KPI’s with emphasis on establishing and communicating targets for operating performance and benchmarking actual performance against them
• To assist Finance Manager with monthly review of revenue received versus original budget/forecast
• Resource planning and scheduling of team, to address customer demands and leave plans
• Responsible for providing training on the company system to own team on accounts receivables
• Oversight and Set-up training material schedule and organise reports for management on training issues.

CHALLENGING DEMANDS OF THE JOB:
• Managing diversity
• Ability to work under pressure
• Crisis and conflict management
• Client liaison(both internal and external)
• Maintaining a positive image of the company
• Consistency in achieving stringent turnaround times and performance targets in an environment characterized by high volumes

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED TO DO THE JOB:
• Ability to learn and adapt
• Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment
• Analytical skill
• Assertiveness
• Attention To Detail
• Communication
• Customer orientation
• Decision making
• Developing staff
• Emphasizing Excellence
• Ethical behaviour
• Flexibility
• Leadership and motivation
• Planning and organising
• Problem solving
• Stress management
• Teamwork

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/ REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
• B.Com Accounts Degree 3-5 years Management experience
• Minimum 3.5 years debtor book analysis experience
• Contract & Service Level agreement experience
• ISO 9001 knowledge an added advantage
• Developing strategies for Book debt improvements
Interested applicants should email CV and cover letter to hr@lancet.co.ke, quoting the reference number clearly indicating the position you are applying for.
CLOSING DATE: 11th November, 2016
All shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo background checks and assessments.
Should you not receive a response within two weeks after the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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