Credit Control & Collections Officer
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
Lagos, NG
5d ago

Job Summary

  • Managing the debts of a company.
  • Collection debts from our company debtors, evaluating new credit requests, ensuring timely payments of company debts maintaining the sales ledger, matching invoices to payments and providing administrative support.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluating new credit requests and conducting client credit checks.
  • Timely follow up on overdue payments via telephone and email and visits
  • Ensuring receivables days are kept within allowable limits
  • Managing and collecting debts from company debtors.
  • Setting up the terms of credit for new clients.
  • Ensuring that long-outstanding debt are monitored and that the receivables ledger is accurate.
  • Prepare weekly aging analysis report of customer debts showing outstanding balances and monitoring and reporting on all due receivables.
  • Negotiating payment plans.
  • Managing the collection of all payments and debts.
  • Responding to payments and reconciliations related client enquiries
  • Processing invoices.
  • Preparing statements and reports for the company accountant.
  • Managing the sales ledger and liaising with customers and the sales team.
  • Assisting with timely month end reconciliations, including ensuring accuracy of monthly Aged Debtor Reports.
  • Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least a 2 : 1 grade in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in the credit control environment of a reputable organization
  • Proficient in Accounting and Office software.
  • Ability to reconcile complex debtors' accounts.
  • Competency and Skill Requirement

  • Understanding of the end to end Accounts Receivable process and good credit management processes.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to priorities and multitask
  • Ability to make decisions and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to maintain objectivity in appearance and fact
  • Ability to apply ethical principles and values to the activities being audited
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated self-starter and problem solver with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to summarize and present complex financial data in an organized, concise manner
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Tenacity and ability to have difficult conversations
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