Investment Company Debt Collection Officer Job in Kenya

Our client is a leading investment company and deals with real estate development, trading in equity and money markets.

They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:

Debt Collection Officer

The Debt Collection Officer will be responsible for coordinating and assisting in the collection and recovery of all debts.

The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining a complete debt collection portfolio.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Analyzing outstanding debts based on the aging reports and documentation provided.
  • Following up on bad debts through file reviews and discussions with debtors on repayment plans
  • Implementing and interpreting the approved organisation’s human resource and administrative policies, procedures and standards
  • Locating and establishing contact with debtors to inquire of their payment status
  • Listing of all debtors with the appointed credit reference bureau
  • Liaising with the various departments and appointed service providers in debt collection
  • Advising management on development and review of the credit policy depending on the changes in the market
  • Advising management on appointment of various service providers: investigators, auctioneers and credit reference bureau.
  • Co-ordinating repossession and disposal of debtors’ assets to recover debt as per the organizations’ credit policy and relevant laws.
  • Maintaining accurate, up-to-date customer account information on debt collections and recoveries

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in in Finance or Accounting or any other related field
  • Must have satisfactorily served in a Credit/loans department or debt collection in a financial institution or debt collection firm.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience is required
  • Excellent Communication skills, both oral and written
  • High level of integrity and ethics
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to by 14th June 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “Debt Collection Officer”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance
Updated: June 12, 2018 — 8:10 am