S African Telecom Global Account Specialist

Serial No: 11779
Skills keywords: budget management
Current location:  Northern Cape, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South Africa
Spoken languages: english

Career summary

1995-date Telkom South Africa (TSA), South Africa

04/2006-date Global Account Specialist

• Responsible for ensuring accurate billing and collection of payments on a global basis, resolves any variances to enable final financial reconciliations

• Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills, negotiating contractual amendments with internal/external management to reduce future risks in revenue reductions and avoid possibility of any penalties payable

• Responsible for budget management, producing accurate financial forecasting & maintaining cash flow

• Maintaining positive customer relations, resolving any account problems successfully in support of business

• Ensuring compliance with internal/external auditor requirements, maintaining documentation and supplying documents for audits as requested

• Devising and implementing new improved procedures to increase accuracy, efficiency and productivity throughout billing and settlement process

• Successfully transforming outstanding debts into credits through efficient collections of debtor’s accounts

• Collaborating with team members to draft new Master Service Agreement, stating commercial and financial terms according to business requirements and in adherence to global legal requirements

• Responsible for overseeing creation of a Mutual Release Agreement, resulting in reducing reopening of costly and time-consuming backdated financials, increasing efficiency

• Providing training to accounting staff, ensuring the development and maintenance of a strong internal team

• Receiving numerous “Spotlight Awards” in recognition for outstanding performance

08/2004-03/2006 Financial Advisor (International Billing)

• Responsible for producing outgoing invoices and statements of accounts for voice and data-products, undertaking processing of the same received from international counterparts

• Investigating disputes logged by counterparts, resolving financial problems relating to accounts/invoices

• Accountable for calculating volume deal agreements, handling contracts

(Previous roles as an Accounting Officer, 1995-2004)

Education and qualifications

BComm Financial Management (2011)

I.T skills

 Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel Specialist), Internet


 English, Afrikaans