Job Summary

BrighterMonday Executive Recruiting seeks to hire a Credit Controller for a client to maintain accurate and detailed records of the indebtedness of individual customers

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Role Context

Maintain accurate and detailed records of the indebtedness of individual customers; Apply collection effort to secure settlement of outstanding receivables in accordance with agreed terms; enforce and follow up on payment commitments from customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for work processes that affect the success of own role and contribute to the overall performance of the department.
  • Set and monitor monthly collection targets by territory service centre.
  • Ensure effective collection method are implemented and applied to certain customers; release of collection letters.
  • Analyse and make recommendations by customer to minimise bad debt exposure.
  • Participate in company required audits.
  • Ensure that the inputs for the monthly reports are prepared timeously 
  • Assists with document management in the section.
  • Distribution of invoices and statement of account to all credit customers
  • Liaise with Sales regarding incorrect pricing and rectify.
  • Review Aged Debt Analysis with each Territory Manager, to establish existing and potential bad debt exposure
  • In conjunction with the Area Sales Manager and the National Sales Manager co-ordinate and distribute credit suspension letters.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including those in relation to health, safety, environment and community.
  • Manage assigned customer portfolio to maintain AR and bad debt exposure.
  • Seek approval, advice and support from Sales on suspension of credit facilities and writing off charges.
  • Respond to and resolve queries from Customers in relation to the settlement of debtor billings.
  • On an ongoing basis, seek out and implement opportunities for continuous improvement within the finance domain

Minimum Requirements

Education & experience

  • An advanced Diploma in accountancy, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized Institution.
  • 3 Years experience in areas of responsibility.
  • Intermediate service, production, or support role having great responsibility to perform all (or most) of the standard work within the function.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of technical or specialty area.
  • Readily learns and applies new information/concepts in area of practice.
  • Advantageous to be a registered member of NBAA.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Competent user of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Understanding of accounting information systems.
  • Good oral communication skills both in English and Kiswahili.

Behavioural competencies

  • Goal and deadline driven
  • High Level of Integrity
  • Willingness to learn and adapt their experience to a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage, multitask and work in a team

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