Assistant Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

Assistant Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

Our client is in the hospitality business with 4 hotel units operating across the country ranging from a 3-star budget business hotel to a 5-star luxury camp.

They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

  • Assistant Credit Controller

    The position will be responsible for managing the company’s credit system in a manner that supports business operations, mitigates risk, and ensures full compliance with company credit policies.

    Principal Account-abilities

  • Ensure monthly and quarterly billing for rents due in advance
  • Conduct regular billing for food and beverage as well as overnight accommodation.
  • Ensure monthly cash-flow management and profiling of possible rents received, accounts receivable and delinquent accounts.
  • Prepare annual external audit for profit and loss accounts and supplementary service charge audit.
  • Reconcile accounts on a regular basis.
  • Perform accounts payment/allocation to reflect application of funds towards settlement of invoices.
  • Generate weekly debt collection reports to management.
  • Ensure that all company’s debts are collected in time and lead the debt collection exercise with programmed reporting to senior management.
  • Review, analyse and approve credit applications from customers as per the company policy.
  • Revise credit terms with customers based on their performance.
  • Prepare and dispatch accurate and timely monthly debtor statements of accounts and reconcile debtors’ accounts as and when necessary.
  • Prepare bad debt projection reports and draw these to the attention of the management team and suggest changes to minimize sales to bad accounts.
  • Set up meetings
    with key customers and bad accounts and attend these along with the appropriate members of the management team.
  • Maintain close contact with all customers and develop an in depth understanding of their business operations so as to facilitate collection.
  • Write demand and reminder letters to customers with overdue accounts and maintain all debtor correspondence.
  • Refer all bad debts to the lawyers for action with the consent of senior management.

    Key Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
  • A professional qualification e.g. CPA-K, ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • 2-3 years of relevant working experience preferably in the hospitality industry.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent report writing skills, presentation problem solving and communication skills.
  • Credit management and financial skills
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Reporting skills

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating their current and expected remuneration (Must), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees with the subject “Assistant Credit Contoller” by Friday 23rd August 2019.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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