Credit Controller in Lagos, Nigeria

at Divinestone Resources

ICT / Telecommunications
Information Technology and Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

The credit controller manages the credit system of the company to ensure seamless conversion of credit sales to cash. The credit controller reports to the CFO.



     Maintain a close liaison between the credit controller and the marketing /sales department so that credit issues are resolved smoothly.
 Check customer's credit situation deciding whether or not to offer the credit
 Set up the terms and conditions of the receivable and payable balances
 Deal with internal queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and
negotiating re-payment plans
 Assist in the setting up of the credit control system
 Ensure that debts are paid in a timely manner
 Meet cash & debtor day targets set by the Firm
 Chase overdue invoices by telephone, email & letter within agreed timescales
 Maintain accurate records of all chasing activity
 Regularly making contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managedas necessary
 Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
 Ensure that all transactions are compliant with Company's policies and
 Handle disputed bills and negotiate to bring payment within the agreed terms
 Provide accurate advice on billing queries
 Respond promptly and completely to both client and internal enquiries
 Propose write off of irrecoverable receivables
 Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management
 Undertake account reconciliations as required
 Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required
 Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed from time to time
 Develop the credit management capability within the practice
 Other duties as delegated from time to time by the CFO or Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence


Required Skills & Abilities
 You'll need to be firm and organized to work in credit control. Other skills that will help
you in the job include:
 Good team management skills
 The ability to work in a team and individually
 Sound decision-making
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Good attention to detail
 The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
 Good business judgment
 A good head for numbers
 Sound Computer Skills using a computer


Minimum of BSc in relevant discipline


Method of Application

Interested applicants should forward CV to

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