KAC170914070918 - Senior Accounts Officer - Government Invoicing and VIP Accounts

Organization: Kuwait Airways Job: Senior Accounts Officer - Government Invoicing and VIP Accounts
Division: Finance Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
Last date of application: 2017-10-17 Country: Kuwait,


Job Description:

Kuwait Airways (KU: IATA, KAC: ICAO) is the official national carrier of the State of Kuwait.

Established in 1953 as a private company, the airline was initially 50 per cent owned by the Kuwaiti government. In 1962, the government assumed 100 per cent ownership, making it the longest serving, official state carrier operating from the Arabian Gulf Region.  Kuwait Airways employs over 4,800 people, and the head office is in the heart of Kuwait City, close to Kuwait International Airport (KWI).

The airline currently provides regular scheduled services to 36 international destinations in the Far East, Middle East, Europe and North America.  Kuwait Airways’ fleet of 23 aircraft currently consists of 5 x B777-300ER, 7 x A320-200CEO (completed delivery Q2 2015), 5 x A330s (completed delivery Q4 2015), 4 x A340-300, 9 x Boeing 777-200, and 1 x Boeing 747-400. Kuwait Airways will boast the youngest commercial airline fleet in the world.
Kuwait Airways is actively recruiting for the role of Senior Accounts Officer - Government Invoicing and VIP Accounts.
In this role, your tasks will include but not be limited to:
  1. Assisting in carrying out the activities of Government and VIP accounts and ensuring proper accounting entries are made for all transactions. 
  2. Planning and coordinating the systems and procedures related to billing, applying payments, tracing and collection.
  3. Monitoring work in progress through regular review, advising superiors as appropriate on major discrepancies and taking action to resolve any backlogs.
  4. Ensuring timely receipt of KAC office's and agent's sales reports and produces billings to credit customers.
  5. Participating in agreements negotiations with third party collection agencies, monitoring their performance and taking action where necessary.
  6. Obtaining corporate approval for write-off policy and implementing as required.
  7. Liaising with customers and agents to resolve major differences for subject areas.
  8. Ensuring establishment of work rules and procedures, ensuring accuracy and timely completion of assigned work and resolving related problems.  
  9. Implementing procedures for handling unidentified payments and corresponding with customers in resolving payment problems.     



Requirement:


  1. Bachelor degree in Accounting  
  2. One (1) year experience in general accounting
  3. Proficient in MS Office
  4. Proficient in Arabic and English


Skills:

  1. Business Acumen
  2. Peer relationships
  3. Priority setting
  4. Multi-tasking


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