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Senior Accountant | AFGRE | Egypt

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Date: 06-Feb-2019

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 33251

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

About the Position

Role Purpose

Responsible for chasing outstanding invoices to the company and plays a vital role in the cash-flow of the organization ensuring credit given to customers is monitored and controlled effectively.
Responsible to manage debt recovery.



Key Accountabilities

 Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner.

 Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed time frame. 

 Build and maintain close links with all customers, to ensure smooth running of accounts and encourage timely recovery of payments.

 Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity.

 Ensure that all transactions are compliant with SAP contract conditions. 

 Respond promptly and completely to both clients and internal enquiries.

 Maintaining Credit Control reports accuracy & fully analysing Customer's financial liabilities.

 Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required.

 Send out monthly client email/letters as may be agreed regularly   

 Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested.

 Undertake collected & pending debts reconciliations as required.

 Respond to line manager special assignment. 

 Interface with management in other departments.

 Provide accurate advice on billing queries.

 Month-end, quarter-end and year-end review for customers’ balances on the aging report.


About You

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge: Bachelor's degree in accounting, or business administration.


Minimum Experience: Five or more years of accounting experience


Job-Specific Skills: 

• Must have ERP (preferably SAP) system experience.

• Excellent command in spoken and written English.

• Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work

• Strong experience in setting up and organizing database and spread sheets

• Experience of dealing with clients at all levels, including corporate entities & high worth individuals.

• Ability to manage & prioritize an extensive work load. 

• Experience providing finance support to business operation functions coupled with strong analytical, problem solving, and excellent communication skills



Behavioural Competencies :

 Hardwork

 Communication

 Teamwork

  analytical skills

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