Billing & Receivables Associate (South Africa)


Billing & Receivables Associate (South Africa)

We are looking for a superstar Billing & Receivables Associate, you will be responsible for executing effective and efficient financial operations and accounting functions relating to revenue and billing. The Billing & Receivables Associate reports to the Global Billing & Receivables Associate Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

Billing and receipts

  • Generate accurate annual, termly monthly tuition and other fees invoices for all revenue streams
  • Issuing of credit notes
  • Ensure generation of customer receipts and provision of receipts to customers on a daily basis
  • Escalation and resolution of any missing receipts with relevant colleagues
  • Resolving of receipts with missing billing with relevant colleagues

Reconciliations and general ledger management

  • Perform daily reconciliation and allocation of all receipts from the previous day across all campuses
  • Perform reconciliations of individual student accounts
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Perform general ledger entries related to billing, receipts, bad debts and bad debt provisions


  • Cross-skilling with Accounting team members to assist with broader finance functions including reconciliations and general ledger activities
  • Contribute to the month-end and year-end reporting and audit processes


  • Producing monthly debtors age analysis, bad debts, bad debt provision and associated reports analysing the billing of Nova Pioneer versus collections
  • Produce reports at a detailed level explaining variances between budgeted and actual revenue, collections and bad debts
  • Track and update required databases and dashboards


  • Assist in preparing annual and revised revenue budgets

Business control environment

  • Recommend & implement internal controls across areas of responsibility to ensure accuracy and timely delivery of responsibilities


  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of Nova Pioneer by suggesting and implementing measures that increase productivity, reduce costs and raise customer service levels
  • Maintain effective and productive working relationship with the collections department and contribute to activities to improve interaction and collaboration with the collections department
  • Achieve and maintain proficiency with the system and tools required to perform duties
  • Other duties as assigned by the billing team leader which may include (but not limited to) assisting with collections and parent gating during peak times.


Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or commerce is preferable
  • At least 2 years experience in finance, audit, or similar role
  • Highly motivated self-starter with a bias for action and teamwork, comfortable working in a startup environment
  • Outstanding organization, project management, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • You have a passion for education and Nova Pioneer’s vision of transforming schooling across the African continent

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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified. Only qualified candidates will be invited for interviews.

Nova Pioneer may appoint and/or expire the posting of this advertisement at their own discretion.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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