Credit Controller

Job Summary

Working within the Finance Department the incumbent will be working under the Finance Manager. They should be able to work with minimal supervision and be proactive.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

DEPARTMENT: FINANCE

REPORTS TO: FINANCE MANAGER


Duties

  1. Timely and effective collection of all debts and customer payments
  2. Resolving issues around outstanding invoices
  3. Involve the sales team in risk management and collection of overdue payments, providing them with appropriate information
  4. Handle client complaints as well as negotiating settlement terms for payments overdue
  5. Monitoring of credit and sending weekly reports on collections.
  6. Timely billing and reconciliation of collections to the respective accounts.
  7. Accurate and timely posting in the Accounting system and reconciliation of debts.
  8. Ensuring stringent adherence to the Internal Control Systems and the ISO procedures.
  9. Daily customer receipts, banking’s and posting in the accounting system.
  10. Customers credit applications due diligence and filing for all the branches in liaison with the Accountant in charge of accounts receivables.
  11. Records management to ensure proper filing, confidentiality and compliance.
  12. To undertake other duties as and when requested.
  13. To contribute to the management and overall performance of the organization


QUALIFICATIONS 

ESSENTIAL

  • CPA (K) OR
  • B.Com Accounting/Finance Option plus CPA Part 2

DESIRED

  • Bcom Finance/Accounting and CPA (K)


Experience

  • 2 - 3 years’ Experience


Work related skills

  • Good organizational skills
  • Aggressive and Result Oriented
  • Able to meet set target on a monthly basis
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Good leadership qualities
  • Accuracy


Personal attributes

  • Positive ‘Can Do’ Attitude.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Trustworthy
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer relation skills


Complexity and difficulty of the work

  • A demanding job that requires high level of accuracy and integrity


Successful performance standards

  1. To send monthly reports on time by 5th of every month
  2. To ensure strong adherence of internal control systems.
  3. To send daily collections reports on time by 9am of every day.
  4. To update relevant transitions real time and maintenance of complete and accurate records.
  5. To work as a team with the Finance Manager to meet all the KPAs for the Finance department.


If you feel that you are the right candidate to fill this position, please submit a cover letter for the role together with your updated CV.

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