AJ & Associates
Finance & Accounting professional with 18+ years of experience in financial and account receivables management with expertise in B2B Credit Control, OTC, Dispute Resolution and Client Servicing in diverse industries.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE Credit Control/Accounts receivable/OTC (Order to Cash) Responsible for setting up the terms and conditions of the receivable balances including checking customer's credit situation, deciding whether to offer the credit, dealing with internal queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and negotiating re-payment plan. Strategize and set the credit control system, designed processes, timelines and execution. Also chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales with communication skills. Responsibly adhered to close liaison between the credit controller and the marketing /sales/OM department so that credit issues are resolved smoothly. Ensured that debts are paid in a timely manner and ably meet cash & debtor day targets set by the Company. Record keeping of all chasing activity including regular contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary. Identified changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness. Ensured that all transactions are compliant with Company's policies and SOX Compliance. Handled disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms, provided advisory support on billing queries and responded promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries. Proposed write off viz; irrecoverable receivables, provided ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management and undertaken account reconciliations as required. Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required and regulated monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time. Vouching the billing process end to end as per GST regulations and linkage the accuracy from the stakeholders. Financial & Accounts Expertise in managing day-to-day accounting functions including finalisation of accounts, debtor/ creditor control, accounts reconciliation, etc. Supervising the maintenance of books of accounts and finalizing year-end statements in compliance with accounting standards. Monitoring the status of debtor balances and following up with them for payment recovery, determining the accounts payable position for making timely payments to creditors. Preparing Bank Reconciliation Statements for reconciling Cash & Bank balances involving active coordination with bank authorities. Liaising with Banks for day to day operations. Preparing periodical cash flow statements for monitoring the flow of Working Capital / Cash. Handling the Book keeping records, which include preparation of Vouchers, Maintaining of Cash Book, General Ledger, Journal, etc.
Accounting & Bookkeeping
A Fintech Company founded in 2020 when the founders of AJA in their respective careers noted that most of the corporate struggles with cash flows due to ineffective and low focus debt collections and AR management Achieved industry best DSO and nil above 180 days outstanding by deploying collection
- Credit Report
- Debt Collection
- Tax Law
- Finance & Accounting
- Accounts Receivable Management
- Tax Law Compliance