CREDIT CONTROLLER

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Safal Group

The company opened its first manufacturing facility in Mombasa, Kenya, in 1962, rapidly widening its reach to include further countries in East Africa, and then Southern Africa. In 2003, all operating companies were reversed into the current holding company called Safal Investments Mauritius Limited and conduct its business across Africa as the Safal Group.Today, the Safal Group manufactures in 10 African countries and sells and markets its building solutions across the continent.

Introduction

MRM Building Solutions is seeking to recruit a Credit Controller.

The candidate must have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, demonstrate high integrity and professional ethics and make decisions on the role in a prudent manner

Job functions

Accounting,Analytics,Finance

Industries

Accounting, Manufacturing, Banking , Finance, Auditing and Banking

Job specifications

  • Assist in the setting up of the credit control systems, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare monthly collection forecast for assigned customers/region and follow through achievement of set targets.
  • Circulate daily collection reports as required
  • Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner via follow ups and DSO is within agreed level
  • Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the company
  • Regular meetings with relevant stakeholders to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessary jop
  • Identify changes in payment patterns and proactively propose action to avert indebtedness
  • Ensure that all transactions are compliant with set regulations
  • Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
  • Provide accurate advice and timely resolution on billing queries
  • Propose write off of irrecoverable debt and undertake account reconciliations as required
  • Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
  • Keep the business up to date with new credit management techniques and practices

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Finance/Accounting option) or any other relevant degree.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA.
  • SAP – FICO module and some knowledge in SD modules would be added advantage
  • Outstanding knowledge in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
  • Must have a good understanding of Bank/ Personal Guarantees & Letter of Credit
  • 5 years general working experience with 3 years in a similar position

To apply for this job please visit safalgroup.jb.skillsmapafrica.com.