Credit Controller

Credit Controller

To be responsible for the credit controlling section within the Finance Department.

We are seeking a determined, thorough, and organized Credit Controller to oversee the credit section within the Finance Offices at the AG Group. This vacancy is for a full-time post.

Main Duties

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the job incumbent will be mainly required to the following:

  • Evaluating new credit requests whilst conducting client credit checks.
  • Managing and collecting debts from company debtors.
  • Setting up the terms of credit for new clients when necessary.
  • Managing the collection of all payments and debts.
  • Responding to client inquiries.
  • Processing of invoices.
  • Preparing statements and reports for the company accountant.
  • Managing the sales ledger.
  • Liaising with customers, operations and the sales team.
  • Negotiating payment plans and setting up terms and conditions.
  • Ensuring customers pay on time and charge them for overdue invoices.
  • Starting legal proceedings if clients do not pay their debts on time.
  • Liaising with Lawyers.
  • Maintaining accurate records.
  • Implementing changes in the company’s credit control system if and when necessary.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or mathematic would be considered as an asset.
  • Previous work experience as a credit controller.
  • Good understanding of the legal complexities of loans, payment plans, and interest rate will be highly considered.
  • Proficient in Accounting and Office software.
  • Ability to reconcile complex debtors’ accounts.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to deal with problematic clients.

Other Requisites

•           Computer literate and fully conversant with Microsoft Office applications

•           Must be assertive and persistent in his/her line of duty

•           Strong negotiation and effective communication skills

•           Aptitude in decision-making, working with numbers and analysing data

•           Capable of working well under pressure and being result oriented

•           Always operate with integrity and objectivity

A good remuneration package inclusive of performance related bonuses will be offered to the ideal candidate.

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