Credit Controller

Closing Date: 9 November 2020

Credit Controller

Basis: Full Time
Reference No: UAFL/CC-10/20

The Credit Controller handles the collection of finances and is responsible for the management of debt recovery which also involve undertaking legal action in the case of non-payment by the debtor. This role requires building and maintaining strong relationships with clients to ensure the smooth running of accounts. The work of the Credit Controller will play a major role in maximizing revenue and mitigating credit risk. The successful applicant will possess strong critical thinking and decision-making skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts of company debtors
  • Ensuring timely payments of debts and chase any overdue invoices
  • Following up payments needed
  • Responding to relevant client enquiries
  • Processing and reconciliation of payments received
  • Preparation of client’s statements
  • Monitoring debtor balances to ensure a reduction in debtors
  • Ensuring credit and collection polices and procedures are adhered to
  • Maintain strong relationships with all clients as well as internal staff members especially the sales teams
  • Help on resolving all issues raised both internally and externally, around outstanding payments
  • Provide relevant information to internal departments
  • To adhere to Health and Safety regulations and Company policies
  • To carry out any additional duties assigned from time to time

Job Requirements:

  • A Level standard of education
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Good business acumen for problem solving
  • Confidence to deal with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise a demanding workload
  • Strong communication skills, orally and verbally
  • Understanding of the legal complexities of loans, payments, interest rates, etc
  • Competence in Microsoft Office products and other related software programs
  • Prior experience with financial systems will be considered and asset
  • Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations
  • Ability to hold personal client information in the strictest confidentiality

All personal data will be treated in strict confidence.

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