Elex Products Credit Controller Jobs in Kenya

Elex Products Limited

Job Title: Credit Controller

Department: Finance Department

Reporting to: Senior Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze and reconcile the debtor ledger on a monthly basis and ensure payment of outstanding invoices. Ensure monthly dispatch of debtor statements.
  • Handle debtor complaints, copy invoices, proof of delivery, credit notes and liaise internally.
  • Organize and control the collection process by following the timelines set out in the Debt Collection procedures
  • Ensure maximum debt collections are made as per monthly collection targets.
  • Understand and interpret the measures that can be applied to speed up collections and implement the same when the need arises;
  • Gain a good understanding of the information generated by the Accounts Team (statements, invoices/reports) to enable one to respond to queries from the client
  • Liaise with the lawyers and follow up for progress on the cases and provide appropriate feedback to the management
  • Report to Senior Accountant on outstanding debts by way of aged debtors listings periodically (as the case may be).
  • Ensure compliance of the credit limits granted
  • Ensuring periodic debtor’s reconciliation is carried out.
  • Report weekly and monthly debt collections or as the case may be
  • Ensure that the company’s credit policy is adhered to at all times.
  • Oversee the trade debt collections and ensuring that the company credit policies are enforced and collections made on due dates.
  • Maintain updated customer records – Invoices, credit notes and agreements
  • You will be required to prepare exception reports highlighting customers who have violated the laid down credit policy
  • Recommend outstanding accounts that are uncollectable for bad & doubtful debts provisioning.
  • Maintain amicable customer relations with the company’s customers.
  • Carry out any other assignments as delegated.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • CPA K finalist
  • FMCG sector knowledge with good understanding of business dynamics of the industry will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in finance and accounting including coordinating audit activities and credit handling.
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.
  • Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.
  • Good leadership skills and experience in problem solving, negotiation and turnaround management

How to Apply:

Suitable candidates to send CV and cover letter to Jobs@elexproducts.com by 7th July 2020 Subject – Credit Controller

Elex Products Limited is an equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

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Updated: July 1, 2020 — 7:48 am