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SENIOR DEBT COLLECTOR - 367845
SENIOR DEBT COLLECTOR
Administrative / Call Centre / Office Support
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Somerset West, Western Cape
Established company in Somerset West has a vacancy for a Senior Credit Controller to join their team
Duties & Responsibilities
The Role Function:
The primary function of a Credit Controller is coordinating the debts of existing creditors and deciding whether to allow credit to a debtor – ultimately managing all money borrowed or owed to the business.
Credit Controller will handle the collection of finances and the resolution of account queries, raising sales invoices and issuing credit notes.
It is also the responsibility of a Credit Controller to manage debt recovery, which if a client has paid late or missed payments could involve stopping the supply of goods and services or undertaking legal action, at worst dealing with bankrupt businesses to negotiate recovery of funds.
It is vital that a Credit Controller builds and maintains close links with all customers, to ensure smooth running of accounts and encourage timely recovery of payments.
Credit Controller role, duties and responsibilities
A Credit Controller will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:
Checking customer’s credit ratings with banks
Setting up the terms and conditions of a loan
Timely and effective collection of all debts and customers payments
Negotiating re-payment plans
Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment
Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems
Providing accounts information to internal departments
Typical qualities of a successful Credit Controller include:
Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
Ability to reconcile complex accounts and have excellent attention to detail
Competence in Microsoft Office products and accounting software programmes
Prior experience with systems including invoice discounting
Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations