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Credit Controller Job in Kenya

Position: Credit Controller
Company profile:Our client is a group of international British Curriculum Schools comprising of Early Years, Preparatory and Secondary Schools
Line Manager:Finance Director
Key Objective: To deliver a fee recovery performance within the expectations outlined in the credit control policy/practice of the schools.

Key Competencies/Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills, a team player with a flexible approach to tasks and a willingness to learn. 
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills. 
  • Able to recognize potential risks to the organization in the credit control field and to escalate the same with line management as appropriate. 
  • Proven skills in MS-Office packages, PASS, SAGE or other relevant ERP systems. 
  • Ideally, a university graduate in a relevant field with full qualifications in professional accounting (CPA-K/ACCA).
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that debts and School Fees are paid in a timely manner
  • Manage PR with parents
  • Meet set up collection targets by the management
  • Preparation and reconciliation of collections before banking
  • Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timelines
  • Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
  • Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness - minimize exposure to bad debts
  • Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment into line with agreed terms
  • Provide accurate advise on billing queries
  • Respond promptly to both client and internal enquiries
  • Prepare files for transfer to Debt recovery/ lawyers
  • Establish and maintain contact with debt collection agencies
  • Undertake account reconciliations as required
  • Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
  • Provide cover for other accounting functions as requested
  • Keep the Schools up to date with new credit management techniques and practices
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting as and when requested
  • Other duties as delegated from time to time by the FD or any other person designated in his absence
How to apply
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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