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Monday, February 12, 2018

Credit Controller Job at Uganda Baati Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Credit Controller

Jobs at:
Uganda Baati Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
23rd February 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Uganda Baati Ltd is a member of the Safal Group of companies - Africa’s largest producer of steel roofing and the pioneer in the production of Aluminum Zinc coated steel on the continent. The company is a leading manufacturer of roofing sheets and allied products with branches in Kampala, Arua and Tororo.
We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of CREDIT CONTROLLER reporting to the Finance Manager. This is a senior level position that requires an individual who will oversee and manage the credit function and provide input into the development of the robust credit policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Credit Controller will be responsible for reviewing Credit Limits for all parties who receive goods on credit and present a report with recommendations to management.
  • Oversee the vetting process for new customers and obtain guarantees if any and where possible access credit rating of the customers with banks.
  • Reconciling accounts for every single outstanding client in the system and ensuring that the Company’s statement matches with the Creditor/Debtor’s statement.
  • Actively get involved in collections i.e., visiting, phoning and writing to clients and ensuring that all payments are paid within stipulated credit period.
  • Receive customer queries either directly or from other parties and determine the nature of the problem.
  • Implement corrective action including raising of debit or credit notes and rebates.
  • Develop a system for reviewing and strengthening the internal control environment in respect of the credit functions.
  • Acting as a liaison with the company’s external debt collecting agencies and lawyers on litigation in respect of debt collection.
The Successful applicant must posses the following
  • The applicant should possess a minimum university qualification in Commerce or Business related course majoring in accounting.
  • Be a Certified Public Accountant, (CPA)
  • A minimum of eight years of work experience in credit management within a commercial environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge on use of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) applications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good customer relationships, both internally and externally at all levels.
Job application procedure
Suitably qualified applicants should submit their CV to the Human Resources Manager at careers.ubl@safalgroup.com . Closing date for applications is 23rd February 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.