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

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

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