Finance Collections Officer

Job Title

Finance Collections Officer

Summary

Username is a leading real estate company based in Nairobi. The company seeks to recruit Self-Driven and Finance Collections Officer.

Job Description

Username Investment Limited is a leading Kenyan based real-estate development and Investment Company. At Username, we desire to provide the current and upcoming generations with a place they can call home.

We are seeking to recruit experienced, self-driven, results oriented, passionate, friendly personnel with exceptional credit control skills to fill in the position of a Finance Collections Officer.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect outstanding debts from clients and achieve collection target to ensure positive cash flow.
  • Maintain debtor’s book to ensure that the debt status is accurate and latest.
  • Develop reports on aged debt accounts and days sales outstanding (DSO) reports.
  • Monitor slow moving accounts to identify delinquent debts and take necessary action to recover the debts.
  • Review collection queue to perform collection activities accordingly.
  • Adhere to customer policies and procedures.
  • Close a specific number of collection accounts each month to meet assigned target.
  • Contact debtors and implement repayment schedules and terms.
  • Maintain security and confidentiality of company and customer information.
  • Attend educational programs for professional growth and skill development.
  • Follows up on invoices submitted to ensure prompt and timely payment.
  • Evaluates payments/denials received for correctness and ensures that they are applied appropriately.
  • Identifies bad debt write-offs and A/R adjustments in accordance with policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or a closely related field.
  2. . Basic ICT competence & experience in the use of IT business systems and tools.
  3. . Strong reporting skills.
  4. . Experience in a debt collection role or similar.
  5. . Experience of tracking and dealing with enquiries.
  6. . Ethical with high levels of integrity and accountability.
  7. . Analytical mind and problem solving skills with a keen eye for detail.
  8. . Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly growing business environment.
  9. . Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
  10. . Ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner.
  11. . Strong negotiation skills.

Responsibility:

This role reports to the Head of Finance & Customer Experience.

This role has no direct reports.

This role has other key relationships: Finance and Sales

How to Apply
Send your CV/resume for consideration and shortlisting to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or apply through brightermonday so as to reach us on or before Thursday 18th Jan 2018.

Brightermonday Link: Finance Collections Officer

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