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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Credit Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi
Job Title: Credit Manager
A company in Nairobi is looking to hire a Credit Manager who will be responsible for delivering targeted performance for the Credit Control Department and undertake bad debt management.
Ensure that the company adheres to corporate credit policies and procedures for consistent handling of collection matters so as to maintain good customer relations.
Be responsible for Team motivation, performance review and provide leadership to the Credit Control Department
Effectively manage account/invoice disputes, both internally and externally and ensure that disputes are resolved without undue delay
Drive collection & strategy planning of debt control, particularly mitigate spill over of debt past the set period
Ensure the appropriate accounting and allocation of receipts and provide the underlying detail for bad debts and revenue reserves.
Enforces the company’s credit policy and ensure that the set standards are strictly adhered to
Proactively drive improvements in business processes and procedures, e.g. invoicing, follow up, and query/dispute management
Manage the credit assessment process; ensuring that customers have appropriate credit limits and that these are reviewed constantly
Spearhead escalations and ensure prompt stop service on inactive accounts
Work proactively with Billing, Customer Services, Sales, Legal and major clients to solve issues, manage collections and customer escalations.
Actively manage and attain reduction of company bad debt provision as per set KPIs
Improve company cash cycle and enhance cash conversion as per KPIs
Minimum degree in a business field acquired from a reputable university.
Professional diploma course in Credit Management (Certified Credit Professional K is preferred) CPA K will also be considered
Minimum 5 years’ experience in credit management, debt collection, and business risk management Preferably gained from the service industry
Good customer and negotiation skills
Effective hands-on manager able to lead a team of not less than 10 members of staff
Result oriented, energetic go getter ready to face new challenges
Ability to travel to the branch network and to meet out of town key customers occasionally.
Ability to meet with defaulting customers and ensure ultimate conversion
A good business understanding of the country.
Good communication skills, superior computer skills and driving experience of over 5 years.
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Credit Manager) to firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 17th January 2017.
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted