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Credit Controller Job in Nairobi Kenya

Credit Controller

Industry: Service

Location: Nairobi Kenya

Job Purpose: Our client in the service industry is looking to hire a well experienced Credit controller.

The purpose of the role is to monitor and control all accounts to ensure that the credit policies are adhered to.

Main Duties
  • To know and observe the credit policies and to assist in establishing and compiling legible and defined credit procedures.
  • To maintain a complete record for each Customer/ Client Containing all documentations related to their payment history.
  • Contact delinquent accounts and try to collect money in the shortest time possible
  • Establishing a payment schedule while maintaining a good relationship with the customers
  • Recommend if an account should be written off.
  • Report to the Finance Manager all matters affecting credit and collection, delinquent accounts, and aged accounts.
  • Maintain daily contact with other departments to ensure that credit policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Ensuring all services offered have an established payment policy/ procedure/plan
  • To set and regularly review credit limits for both in –house guests and Suppliers.
  • Verify the balance of account receivables to ensure that all figures are accurate and tied to related accounts
  • Organize monthly credit meeting with various department heads to review all outstanding accounts
  • Attend other departmental meetings where credit related issues are discussed
  •  To investigate disputed charges and to follow up on queries received by from clients
  • To ensure that staff members maintains ongoing detailed documentation of all collections
  • To reconcile accounts receivable trial balances with the general ledger accounts each month and to ensure accurate ageing..
  • To ensure accuracy of all charges and credits posted to the individual accounts.
  • To ensure that staff process invoices promptly.
  • Maintain supporting documents of all advance deposits.
  • Update any changes of customer’s details and contacts.
  • Check if bills are attached with proper covering details e.g. authority letter, vouchers, or any other relevant documents supporting the charges before dispatching to customer.
  • Prepares and distributes monthly reports such as the summary aged analysis and the credit analysis report and other documents upon requests.
  • Assist in the training of the employees ensuring that they have the necessary skills to perform their duties with the maximum levels of productivity and efficiency.

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CPA graduate and or credit qualifications
  • Fluent English; other languages preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience in credit control
  • Knowledge of Credit laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of account receivables operations

Skills Requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Must be Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Must be a social persona and a team player,
  • Must have detailed problem solving approach to work, have a positive attitude towards work,
  • Should have good communication skills (written & verbal), assertive and decisive.
  • Must be flexible to change

If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke indicating the title (Credit Controller) on the subject line before the 16th May, 2014.

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Please note your current salary on your CV.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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