Group Credit Control Manager - Harare,Zimbabwe
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Role||Group Credit Control Manager|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||5|
|Nationality||Zimbabwean / Permanent Resident|
|Degree||Relevant Degree / Diploma|
Overseeing the performance of the Credit team - ensuring effective and efficient personnel, procedures and practices.
Liaising with external agencies regarding the collection of overdue accounts.
Identifying and liaising with Business Units regarding likely defaulting/unresolved account issues.
Providing leadership and coaching to facilitate development of an effective and proactive Credit & AR team.
Managing daily operations and processes for the Credit Control team
Minimizing bad and overdue debts
Managing customer accounts and debtor account information, ledger transactions and monitor credit limits/terms
Maintaining strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Ensuring the Group Credit Policy is strictly enforced to ensure reduction of debtors and aged debt
Ensure that debtors settle their accounts within the specified frame
Reconciling and checking monthly debtors’ statements
Producing weekly and monthly reports on overdue accounts and identify potential risks
Preparing year-end schedules and ensuring audit procedures are done as per timetable
Proactively review all overdue transactions and follow up with customers
Working with the Group Finance Director to set performance targets, teamwork, plans for the Credit Control team and mitigate identified risk areas
Participating in management discussions, finance projects, and future planning for the department
Ensuring customer issues are resolved quickly and payments are accurately allocated and collection targets are met
Strong working knowledge of the regulatory and statutory framework.
Previous credit control experience (minimum 5 years)
High command of Excel and accounting packages
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills with both Internal and External customers
Ability to foster and maintain excellent/strong working relationships with key stakeholders
Class 4 driver’s license