Sep 18, 2023

Accounts Receivable Clerk

  • APD Limited
  • Arawak Cay, New Providence, The Bahamas
Full Time Job Accounting & Auditing

Job / Advertisement Description

APD Limited, the owners and operators of the Nassau Container Port seeks to fill the position of:

                                                 ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE  CLERK

Our vision is to consistently deliver operational excellence and our mission is “Operational Excellence to Maximize value through people development and technology”. We strive to build a dynamic workforce and therefore seek qualified candidates irrespective of their gender.

                 Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Generates invoices to port customers/tenants based on data provided from terminal operating system, reflecting services provided based on the established tariff. Ensures that all special charges for non-standard services are reflected in invoicing.
  • Distributes invoices to customers /tenants either by standard mail delivery, or by electronic mail, as directed by the customer.
  • Receives checks or wire transfers from customers / tenants. Applies payments to customer accounts. If discrepancies arise, calls customer / tenant to clarify the discrepancy and to determine proper application. In cases of short payments of over payments, contacts supervisor for assistance.
  • Maintains all AR files and ensures that files are purged in accordance with the established record retention schedule.
  • Prepares overdue or AR aging reports. Follows up on customers who have accounts that are past due. May make phone calls, or may send a follow up email reminder.
  • Issues credits as required to adjust customer / tenant accounts for over payments of over charges.
  • Reconciles all customer accounts.
  • Creates the daily bank deposit and takes deposit to the bank as required. Posts deposit information into the system. 

Educational Background & Experience:

 The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  •  Knowledge and experience of bookkeeping principles
  • Knowledge and experience of accounts receivable principles
  • Computer skills in the use of accounting software and MS Office Suite
  • Attention to detail
  • Good verbal and business communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Skills in mathematics
  • Skills in running reports
  • Trustworthy
  • Associate degree in Accounting preferred
  • 1-3 years’ experience in accounts receivable preferred


Salary and benefits are competitive

Please submit your resume only if you meet or surpass the above criteria to:

Only suitable candidates will be contacted

No phone calls will be accepted