Accounts Assistant – Time Billing and Receivables Job Opportunity – KSK Associates (Legal Firm)

Organization: KSK Associates
(Legal Firm)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
KSK Associates
is a Professional Services firm that provides Financial Consultancy Services
including Assurance and Business Advisory Services, Feasibility Studies &
Project Proposals Preparation, Human Resource, Risk Management and Information
System Solutions. They would like to recruit for a valuable client in the legal
industry.
Job Summary:  The Time Billing and Receivables Accountant
will primarily be responsible for the firm’s time billing and receivables
follow up. The incumbent will also compile, manage and execute lawyers’
billings and follow up on clients’ payments. The incumbent will be required to
perform other accounting and book keeping duties according to established
policies and procedures. The incumbent will maintain contact with lawyers,
other staff and clients and observe confidentiality of clients and firm
matters.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In charge of compiling and billing lawyer hours to
clients as may be required;
·        
Regularly review and edit pre-bills in response to
lawyer and other professional staff requests;
·        
Review and verify accuracy of billing and supporting
documentation as required;
·        
Ensure billings are delivered to the clients in
time;
·        
Research and quickly respond to inquiries regarding
billing issues and clients’ statements as may be required;
·        
Create billing schedules and various other billing
analyses as may be required;
·        
Follow up on timely settlement of billings with
clients;
·        
Maintain accurate, up-to-date customer account
information when making necessary liaison with solicitors and bailiffs;
·        
Conduct daily banking and processing received
cheques and cash as well as reviewing the arrears on clients’ accounts;
·        
Maintain appropriate and comprehensive record of all
customer discussions and reporting daily progress against targets to the
Partners;
·        
The incumbent will update and maintain a manual and
automated record systems  for all
receivables;
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal applicant should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting and Finance or Business
Administration from a recognized University or relevant discipline;
·        
Working knowledge of proper and ethical debt
collection techniques and ability to deal with challenging customers;
·        
A minimum of three or more years working experience
in a similar position;
·        
Computer literacy i.e. knowledge of computerized
accounting software like QuickBooks, Tally etc is an added advantage;
·        
Prior experience with time billing will be an added
advantage;
·        
Excellent analytical and negotiating skills and
ability to work under minimum supervision;
·        
Self motivated with demonstrated integrity and
confidentiality;
·        
Possess excellent interpersonal, communication and
creative thinking skills.
·        
Be a good team player
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications together with:
·        
Attached copies of all academic qualifications (transcripts
and certificates);
·        
Detailed CV and contact numbers;
·        
Three professional work references and or/academic
references
Please send
your electronic applications to; recruitment@kskassociates.net or geniushub@kskassociates.net. The
incumbent may also physically deliver your application to any of our offices in
East Africa. Kindly address applications to;
The Recruitment
Officer
KSK Associates
KSK Green
Campus
Financial
Consultants
Plot 24A,
Hannington Road
P.O. Box 70434,
Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 14th August, 2015 by
5:00 pm
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