Credit Controller Job in Mlolongo, Kenya

JOB TITLE: CREDIT CONTROLLER (FMCG)

NATURE OF JOB: FULL TIME

INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING

SALARY: Kshs 45,000 – 50,000

JOB LOCATION: MLOLONGO

SUMMARY: A manufacturing company in Mlolongo is looking to hire a credit controller who will be tasked with analyzing and reconciling the debtor ledger on weekly & monthly basis and ensure payment of outstanding invoices and dispatch of debtor statements among other duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze and reconcile the debtor ledger on weekly & monthly basis and ensure payment of outstanding invoices. Ensure monthly dispatch of debtor statements.
  • Managing end to end accounting processes.
  • 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.
  • Ensure allocation of withholding Vat against customers’ accounts

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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
  • 3-5 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:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant skills and experience to recruitment@britesmanagement.com

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Accounting and Finance
Updated: January 15, 2021 — 12:17 am