23 Oct 2014


adminAccra, Greater Accra, Ghana

Job Description

A position has become available for a Senior Credit Controller based in Ghana


The following minimum qualifications, skills and experience are required for the position:

  • A good Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration
  • An Advanced degree/ and or an Accounting designation will be an added advantage
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar position or accounts receivable and general accounting
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Supervisory or managerial experience will be an added advantage
  • Computer literate – Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications is required (Including V-Lookup, Pivot table, excel functions, and working with large data)
  • Knowledge of ERP is required, preferably SAP
  • Fluent communication in English and French is required
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable
  • Knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements (VAT, and Withholding Tax, etc)

He/She will be required to perform the following duties:

  • Develop and review periodically the company’s credit control policy and procedures and keep it up to date with new credit management procedures and techniques
  • Maintain an accurate and up to date customer details and account records
  • Undertake reconciliation and compile documentation on all outstanding sales balances falling due
  • Make adjustments, investigate customer queries and resolves problems within company guidelines and policy
  • Works with minimum supervision on collection of overdue accounts through regular customer contacts by phone, email, and where critical customer visits.
  • Assist in the production of annual financial accounts
  • Generate and send out invoices
  • Follow up on, collect and allocate payments
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies
  • Generate and review AR aging to ensure compliance
  • Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc
  • Organize a recovery system and initiate collection efforts
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Collect data and prepare monthly metrics
  • Any other duties assigned by Manager.

Job Categories: Business Development. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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