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Credit Control Manager

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a pharmaceutical company to recruit a Credit Control Manager for its operations. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    Manage credit assessments and make appropriate determinations according to the company’s credit guidelines to mitigate credit risks.

    • Lead negotiation of payment plans and improving debt collection processes whilst maintaining accurate records of customers' financial activity.
    • Manage the Credit Control team by providing strategic directions.
    • Monitor and track debtor position/account receivables and facilitate timely recovery of debts.
    • Ensure that long-outstanding debt is kept to a minimum and that the receivables ledger is always maintained accurately.
    • Implement the credit policy of the company and act as the secretary to the Credit Management Committee.
    • Facilitate the credit approval process for each new customer and present it to the Credit Committee for review.
    • Act as a go-to person that deals with all company’s credit control inquiries, both internally and externally.
    • Facilitate the issuance of credit notes to customers where applicable.
    • Liaise with the debt recovery agencies in the reconciliation and collection of outstanding debt where applicable.
    • Follow up with the responsible Sales Representatives to confirm the accuracy of customer account balances.
    • Circulate customer account statements monthly and perform reconciliations regularly to avoid long outstanding issues.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Must have graduated with a 2.1 from a reputable university with a degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a business-related discipline.
    • Minimum of five (5) years Credit Control experience with at least two (2) years in a managerial position.
    • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ICAN, ACCA, ACA).
    • Previous experience in FMCG is an advantage.
    • Financial Accounting.
    • Good knowledge of Credit Control.
    • Financial Monitoring & Data Analysis.
    • Knowledge of ERP systems is highly beneficial.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
    • Highly customer-focused and ability to motivate a team.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Senior level

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

5 - 10 years

Skills

Relationship Management, Research, Risk Assessment, Internal Controls, Forecasting, Crisis Management, Contract Negotiation, Due Diligence, Risk Management

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