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Billing and Credit Manager Lusaka $0.00 - $0.00

Billing and Credit Manager

Location: Lusaka |
Salary: $0.00 - $0.00 |
Posted: 1 Jul 2020 |
Closes: 8 Jul 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: Zambia |
Region / Division: Africa |
Reference: G4S/TP/4377244/193834

Job Introduction:

The Billing and Credit Manager position is accountable for the entire credit control process, including the consistent application of a credit policy, periodic credit reviews of existing customers, and the assessment of the credit worthiness of potential customers, with the goal of optimizing the mix of company sales and bad debt losses


Role Responsibility:

Assist in implementing the day-to-day functions of the Billing and Credit unit.
Ensure that the standard of work meets all client expectations within minimum turnaround times and in line with credit policies
Guide and support subordinates in their daily activities by way of training so that the daily activities of your portfolio are accomplished within deadlines and meet all standards
Responsible for ensuring that all accounts are categorized in accordance with account behavior
Plan and implement quality assurance for billing and credit processes
Continually prepare all work and credit files with audit requirements in mind with a view to achieving minimal audit queries.
Detect errors in billing processes and make appropriate corrections on time
Assist in balancing accounts receivable reconciling statements as needed
Conduct routine staff meetings regarding billing planning and implementations
Assist in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplished
Effectively monitor and maintain accurate debt and age analysis files and ensure accurate debt classification as provided for in the company credit policy
Assist in preparing financial and statistical reports as directed
Actively support the team’s growth through training, performance reviews, mentoring and coaching.
Assist in preparing and implementation of changes in our accounting system as necessary or directed
Prepare accurate and timely reports to management committees
Assist in preparing monthly financial statements to include preparing monthly balance sheets, income reports, etc as required/directed
Implement quality billing practices and procedures
Management of the credit compliance team who have responsibility for all internal/external credit reporting, credit audit issues, provision management, credit portfolio reviews and the update/renewal of credit policy documents.


The Ideal Candidate:

Must:

Have minimum of Bachelors Degree in Accountancy, Finance and Banking or its equivalent with at least 5 years industry experience. having a Professional Qualification in Credit will be an added advantage
Have proven ability to perform strategic planning and priority setting for a billing and credit unit.
Have experience in preparing analytical reports and presenting to the credit committee.
Have proven leadership and preferably run a team of credit controllers
Have excellent knowledge of credit review processes and the establishment of credit policies.
Have the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Possess a valid drivers licence (at least class B)
Be a Zambian Citizen
Have clean criminal record


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