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Receivables and Credit controller Accountant


CPS Zanzibar




Head of Finance


Fumba Town, Zanzibar

Job Description

Job Summary

As part of the Shared Service Centre (SSC), the Receivables and Credit controller Accountant will be responsible for managing the full relationship between the company and its customers of Fumba Town Development and other projects, key account management, to issue an invoice or billing statement for each payment due to a company, planning and managing incoming cash flow from Fumba town development clients, report late transactions but also includes the precise and up to date maintenance of the companies tools and database so regarded reports can be created and submitted at all times.


  • Handling communication towards Fumba town development clients
  • Acting as an interface between the client and other departments of the company like sales, construction, finance
  • Daily Income Update on the regarded tools
  • Client Accounts management in the regarded tools
  • Sending Payment Confirmation to the Clients
  • Issuing invoices and Receipts to Clients
  • Weekly and Monthly Income overview report to Management
  • Being responsible for all income bookkeeping entries of the company on department and job level 
  • Assisting the internal auditors, compliance, and external auditors on the provision of supporting documents and other financial information when requested.
  • Daily reconciliations of income General Ledgers.
  • Management of Debtors aging analysis
  • Management and follow up of delayed penalties
  • Management of Clients Refunds
  • Management of Payment Summary Report for Clients
  • Any other assignments  as directed by Head of Finance and Board of directors



  •  Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Decision-maker - Manages difficult or emotional decisions in any situation; Responds promptly to the needs; Meets commitments.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback.
  •  Ethics - Works with integrity and ethics.
  •  Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.


Education and/or Experience                                                        

  • A university degree, Advance diploma preferably in Accounting or equivalent.
  • The candidate must possess good report writing and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Excel and computerized accounting packages is a must.

Experience Requirements:

  • Proven working experience in Finance department under Account Receivable management, with at least 3 years experience

Personal Attributes

  • Lives and breathes our values
  • Creativity
  • Time Management
  • Ambitious
  • Assertive & Extroverted
  • Confident
  • Highly persuasive

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