Onkarabile Nawala

Debtors Clerk

A fast learner also willing to undertake further training where necessary to acquire requisite skills for business and commerce. Onkarabile, a graduate mentally strong to handle criticism as part of learning from management and senior employees. She obtained her Bachelors of Science (Honors) Degree in Accounting and willing to pursue opportunity which will allow her to grow professionally, while effectively utilizing her versatile skill set to help promote corporate mission and exceed team goals. With 2 years experience in the Accounting career her desire is to become a Chartered Accountant and enhance her knowledge on financial statements as she is currently pursuing towards ACCA under Applied Skills Level.

 

Work Experience

Debtors Clerk  •  Builders World Kasane

February 2021 - Present

-Maintain debtors age analysis at 45 days or less make contact with clients and follow up until payment is received.
-Allocate payments.
-Customer liaison on all levels attend to debtors queries, request for documentation, etc.
-Banking
-Process new credit applications and opening new accounts once approved.
-Ensure that monthly Statements are sent out by the 2nd of the following month.
-Prepare debit order collection and submit to Manager four full working days before expected release on Business Banking.
-Ensure that notes are captured on customer ledger every time contact is made.
-Submit daily schedule on expected collections.
-Prepare monthly Excel summary for select debtors. To be sent to debtors by 2nd of the following month.
-Ensure that credit requests have been authorized and then process by the 25th of each month.
-Assist with audit preparation and supplying support documentation as requested by auditor.
-Keep all documents filed, as per filing system.
-Entering of accounts in Sage Accpac system.

Accounts Assistant  •  Motumise Attorneys

September 2019 - January 2021

Accounts Clerk

-Prompt receipting and depositing of cash/cheques,
-Maintenance of Cashbook and Journal Entries,
-Preparation of salaries and wages,
-Preparation of monthly Income and Expenditure reports including monthly budgets,
-Maintenance of Petty Cash,
-Preparation of Financial Statements,
Preparation of fee notes/invoices,
-Establishment implementation of Credit Control Systems,
-Compiling VAT, Withholding Tax and Income Tax Returns and ensuring that same are prepared and lodged timeously,
-Procurement of office supplies,
-Capturing data in Pastel
-Supervision of staff beneath position
-Preparation of Debtors and Debts Collection report (Fridays Weekly Reports)
-Preparation of Statements of Accounts for Debtors
-Drafting letters of demand to debtors unwilling to pay

Debt Collection officer
-Keep track of assigned accounts to negotiate debts
-Calculating capital interests from judgments and computing total sums due by clients debtors
-Plan course of action to recover outstanding payments
-Locate and contact debtors to inquire of their payment status
-Liaising/ negotiate with clients debtors on payment plans
-Negotiate payoff deadlines
-Handle questions and complaints
-Investigate and resolve discrepancies
-Update account status and database regularly
-Alert the Attorney of debtors unwilling or unable to pay (Fridays weekly reports)
-Drafting letters of demand and handing them to the Attorney for corrections.
-Drafting agreement plans for corrections to the Attorney.

Receptionist/PA

I substituted the Receptionist sometimes and did the following duties;

-Operating the switchboard; attending to answering calls and attending to clients
-Organizing and coordinating meetings, conferences and travel arrangements
-Handling incoming and outgoing mail, correspondence and other material
-Arranging and confirming appointments
-Management of the Partners diary in an efficient and proactive manner

Accounts Assistant  •  Builders World Kasane

August 2017 - January 2018

Voluntary Experience

-Actively involved in the processes of Record Keeping
-Banking and cash control
-Debtor handling; following debtors thorough emails, calling and making sure they pay before the due date.
-Updating their payments on the debtor accounts through Point of sales
-Supplier payments; Paying respectable suppliers as per their payments schedule, writing cheques and sending them for authorisation to the finance manager, capturing remittances and cheques in POS and following up with supplier if they received remittances.
-Petty cash handling; issuing out petty cash money, balancing and recording in POS and requesting petty cash well on time.
-Administering tax returns at BURS
Invoicing
-Entering journals, ledgers in both Accpac and QuickBooks so as to prepare financial statements.
Administration and customer service; assisting customers who wanted to open accounts with the company, customers with any queries or any other administrative issue.

The company also gave me an opportunity to spend time in other departments where I learned the processes of:

-Ordering; placing orders with suppliers.
-Receiving inventory
-Capturing of sales

Education


Botswana Accountancy College

ACCA

Applied Skills Level

2019 - 2022

Botho University

BSc (Hons) Degree In Accounting

2014 - 2018

Projects

YDHV Tutoring Services

Currently offering tutoring services to Accounting and Commerce & Office Procedures to students in the community after working hours.

Lights of The World

Working on starting a non-profit organization which will help underprivileged minors with seasonal clothing especially school uniforms. 

Skills

   Word      Excel      powerpoint      Outlook   

~Leadership skills ~Team Work ~Attention to detail ~Time Management ~ Organizational skills ~Adaptability

Languages

   English — Fluent   

OTHERS:

~Setswana

~Subiya

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