Accounts Receivable Manager (Cape Town) - #305869
Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Our client, a leading Global food retailer company nestled in the vibrant Philippi/Ottery area, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Accounts Receivable Manager to join their team.
As the Accounts Receivable Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the financial health of our esteemed client's operations. Your responsibilities will include managing a team, ensuring accurate and timely processing of receivables, and maintaining excellent relationships with customers.
Role Duties and Responsibilities:
- Handle all membership and credit applications, including assessments and management of credit limits.
- Ensure maintenance of adequate securities and liaise with retailers regarding account status and queries.
- Conduct analysis and review of retailers' financial performance and cash flow.
- Manage processes related to store ownership changes and oversee store feasibilities and debt recovery.
- Review, manage, and report on exposure, and facilitate debt recovery processes.
- Lead and oversee an accounts receivable team, providing guidance and support to ensure efficient operations.
- Attract, develop, and retain talent within the accounts receivable department, fostering a culture of growth and development.
- Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and performance indicators to maintain high standards of operation.
Customer Query Management:
- Implement effective systems and processes to handle and resolve customer queries promptly and accurately.
- Promote effective communication and collaboration between departments to enhance operational efficiency.
- Assist with the administration of DC-run stores, ensuring seamless coordination and support.
Financial Analysis and Feasibility Studies:
- Facilitate financing applications and conduct analysis of store feasibility studies to support decision-making processes.
- Manage all litigation matters in consultation with a panel of attorneys and other relevant departments, ensuring adherence to legal requirements.
Role Experience and Qualifications:
- Finance-related qualifications, demonstrating a strong understanding of financial principles and practices.
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in credit management within a commercial FMCG environment.
- Proficient in Excel with advanced skills in VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, and data analysis.
- Thorough knowledge of relevant legislation, including the National Credit Act, Companies Act, and Insolvency law.
- Experience in handling legal matters, including liquidations and business rescue, ensuring compliance with legal requirements.
- Strong analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
- Demonstrated proficiency in financial accounting and analysis, with the ability to interpret financial data accurately.
- Assertive demeanor, capable of making decisions and driving results effectively.