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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