Credit Controller Careers in Kenya
Credit Controller Careers in KenyaThe Role Function:
The primary function of a Credit Controller is coordinating the debts of existing creditors and deciding whether to allow credit to a debtor – ultimately managing all money borrowed or owed to your business.
Often reporting to the company accountant, the Credit Controller will handle the collection of finances and the resolution of account queries, raising sales invoices and issuing credit notes.
It is also the responsibility of a Credit Controller to manage debt recovery, which if a client has paid late or missed payments could involve stopping the supply of goods and services or undertaking legal action, at worst dealing with bankrupt businesses to negotiate recovery of funds.
It is vital that a Credit Controller builds and maintains close links with all customers, to ensure smooth running of accounts and encourage timely recovery of payments.Checking customer’s credit ratings with banks
Duties and Responsibilities
A Credit Controller will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:
Setting up the terms and conditions of a loan
Timely and effective collection of all debts and customers payments
Negotiating re-payment plans
Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment
Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems
Providing accounts information to internal departments
Maintain accurate records of loans, analyse the effectiveness of the company’s credit control system and implement changes to improve profitability and reduce bad debts
Improve and implement debt collection processes when there are any overdue invoices or payments, and initiate legal procedures if necessary
Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
Ability to reconcile complex accounts and have excellent attention to detail
Competence in Microsoft Office products, XL and accounting software programmes
Experience with SAP
Prior experience with systems including invoice discounting
Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations
Excellent teamwork, organization and communication skills
At least a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Mathematics or related field
How to Apply
E-Mail your application to email@example.com by 1st February 2019.
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