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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Optimal GEO
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Receivable
Contract Type
Full Time

Woolpert Africa, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, offers extensive high accuracy lidar, imagery and remote sensing experience, as well as airborne topographic, hyper spectral, and thermal survey and mapping. We provide mapping services for engineering, infrastructure, mining, mapping, agriculture, and environmental sectors in more than 45 African countries.

We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Because of our growth, we are seeking an experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist.


Invoice Processing:

Generate and send out invoices to customers.

Payment Collection:

Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities. Follow up on, collect, and coordinate with accounting to allocate payments.

Customer Service (Internal & External):

Respond to customer inquiries, resolve invoice discrepancies, and maintain customer & internal stakeholder relationships.

Cash Forecasting:

Analyze customer payment trends and develop a strategy to accurately forecast incoming cash flow.


Prepare monthly financial and management reports related to accounts receivable.

Record Keeping:

Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records.


Ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies.



Bachelor's degree in finance, Accounting, or related field.
Proven working experience as an Accounts Receivable Specialist.
Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office, particularly Excel.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

To note:

While there will be initial in-office requirements for onboarding and training purposes, the role predominantly supports remote work.
The position requires consistent shifts from 15:00 to 23:00 (EASTERN TIME). Monday through Friday.
We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment and encourage individuals with disabilities to take note of this opportunity.

About Woolpert

Woolpert is committed to a vision to become the premier architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm, and one of the best companies in the world. It's a vision we've been fine-tuning for decades. It guides our decisions and investments, provides our clients with optimal solutions, and offers our employees unrivalled opportunities. Woolpert is recognized as a Great Place to Work by its employees with more than a century of experience, over 1,000 employees and 30 offices worldwide.

For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Our vision:

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