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Credit Control Officer Job at Genius Hub - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Genius Hub 575 Days Ago
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 10th May 2019
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 01-05-2019
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-05-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-05-2069
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Credit Control Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Financial Services ]


Jobs at:

Genius Hub

Deadline of this Job:
10th May 2019  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 30th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Title: Credit Control Officer
Organization: Genius Hub
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Genius Hub is a Human Capital Solutions Firm that specializes in talent search and placement of highly skilled individuals for clients in East Africa. Our client is an Internet Services and ICT company.
Job Summary: The Credit Control Officer will be responsible for conducting credit checks on new customers, resolving problems in relation to invoice payments, collection and reconciling complex month-end accounts. He/ She will also report to management on outstanding issues, whilst highlighting potential debtor problems and solutions to fulfill timely month end collections.. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plan and coordinate project collection activities for timely reconciliations;
• Plan and Coordinate payment plan negotiations with customers and set up terms and conditions;
• Assess potential issues and technical challenges and accordingly develop and strategize resolutions;
• Maintain accurate records of customer invoice payments, analyze the effectiveness of the company’s credits control system and implement changes to improve profitability and reduce bad debts;
• Ensure customers pay on time and chase any overdue invoices;
• Creating procedures and policies that ensure timely payments while maintaining a high level of customer retention;
• Review contract requirements and process invoices/ billing documents and develop the credit control system in collaboration with Sales, Marketing, Finance, Project coordination, and Management;
• Improve and implement debt collection processes when there are any overdue invoices or payments, and initiate legal procedures if necessary;
• Ensuring credit and collection policies and procedures are followed within the Company;
• Keenly check customer’s credit and approve or deny applications based on company standards and requirements;
• Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring strategic collection opportunities to add value to job accomplishments;
• In charge of keeping track of all accounts receivables paperwork; ensure all needed details are current and properly up-to-date, filed and archived;
• Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment;
• Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices;
• Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems;
• Providing accounts information to internal departments;
• Other project monitoring duties as assigned..

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• Organization and communication skills, strong analytical skills, excellent team work, eye for detail and forward thinking.
• Proven track record of making successful credit decisions;
• Familiarity with data entry and analysis;
• Proven ability to listen to customers and negotiate winning solutions for a successful timely collections;
• Excellent Computer literacy in accounting packages, Microsoft applications;
• Strong attention to detail and confidentiality;
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively;
• Ability to work under pressure and out of regular work hours;
• Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;

Job Education Requirements:
• The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Mathematics or a related field;

Job Experience Requirements:
• A minimum of two years of accounting experience in collection;

Job Skills: Not Specified


Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications, CVs and academic documents in one pdf document to  not in the attention of the Recruitment Director. Please Quote Reference GH2019/026 Deadline: 10th May 2019

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