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Accountant/ Credit Controller
Kenya Meat Commission invites application from self-motivated and qualified candidates for the following vacant position in its establishment.
Grade: KMC 6
Ref: KMC-CC/02/24/2017
The Credit Controller will report to the Chief Accountant

Responsibilities

·         Review the commission’s credit control procedure and develop and implement enhancements where required
·         To manage the outstanding sales balances due and contact customers before the balances become overdue to confirm payments.
·         Set and monitor credit limits. To stop sales to customers exceeding their credit limits of credit days
·         Where required initiate proceedings to ensure outstanding debts are brought to a satisfactory conclusion.
·         To keep the commission up to date with new credit management procedures and techniques.
·         Set collection targets and measure performance of individual staff members under you
·         Ensure 75% of credit sales are collected by the end of the following month.
·         Introduce weekly/fortnightly invoicing and collections cycle for key accounts customers and other institutional debtors.
·         Anticipate developments in the section, and identify accounts that will require special attention
·         Follow up payments ensuring all pending payments are received within less than 30calendar days of invoicing.
·         Handle disputed accounts and negotiate to bring payment into line with our credit terms i.e. maximum 30 days’ collection period.
·         Maintain accurate individual measurement and performance statistics of accounts in your department while supervising your staff to achieve desired goals
·         Obtain sufficient information to access the credit worthiness of new and existing customers before extending further credit

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting) or a related field
·         CPA II or its equivalent
·         Hands on experience in use of accounting package
·         CCP/Credit Management Part II
·         Proficiency in computer skills
How to Apply
If you meet the specified minimum requirements, send your application together with your curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and 3 referees with their daytime telephone contacts to the undersigned:
All applicants should also have:
·         Certificate of Good Conduct from the Police
·         Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
·          Credit Reference Certificate from a registered Credit Reference Bureau,
·          Clearance Certificate from HELB
·          Clearance Certificate from the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission.
Deadline: 31st May 2017
The Managing Commissioner,
Kenya Meat Commission,
P. O. Box 2-00204,
Athi River.
Or by email:
 hr@kenyameat.co.ke

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