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  • Posted: Jan 11, 2018
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2018
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    Tetra Pak​ is one of three companies in the Tetra Laval Group - a private group that started in Sweden. The other two companies are DeLaval and Sidel. Tetra Laval is headquartered in Switzerland.​ Together with our customers we make food safe and available, everywhere. Since the start in 1951 we have taken pride in ...
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    Credit Controller

    Tetra Pak Kenya is looking for an individual who will be in Charge for the day-to-day Customer Credit and Collection activities. Responsible for :

    • Accounts Receivable including ageing follow-up.
    • Works within defined functional/technical processes and procedures or methodologies and helps determine the appropriate approach for new assignments.
    • Works independently and supports implementation the credit policy
    • .Responsible to administer credit control and to elevate to the Credit Committee all cases where deviations occur to previously defined tolerance levels.
    • Reports write downs on accounts receivable monthly as per the Financial Reporting Manual requirements.
    • Reviews overdue position monthly with the aim to identify potential for bad debt and to escalate as required.
    • Perfoms credit Risk assessment on all customers annually (new customers at point of creation) dependent on the specific customer circumstances and/or when customer generates significant exposure.
    • Sends monthly statements of accounts to related stakeholders along with ageing report summary. Additionally, sends monthly statements of accounts to customers’ finance departments which include all that invoices issued. Arranges customer visits to solve and follow on financial / other issues impacting settlement of invoices.
    • Secures customer Balance Confirmation for year end to auditors.
    • Sends weekly / monthly management information and reports of accounts receivable.
    • Coordinates order management with sales management & FD by checking overdue accounts and for releasing the credit block as described in the escalation process. Is informed of and updated regarding cases where a dispute or quality complains lead to the non-payment of certain invoices. Credit Controller, in cooperation, with Sales Management investigates & follows up resolution.
    • Coordinates with Legal department and periodically updates lawsuit(s) progress to set action plan and make decision.
    • Submits a write-off application under any of the applicable scenarios.
    • Organizes credit committee meetings, sets the agenda, take minutes and follows up closure of agreed actions.


    • Min 3 years in a similar role in a busy commercial environment
    • University business degree (B com or equivalent)
    • CPA (k)
    • SAP practical experience
    • Solid hands on experience with excel
    • Ability to multi task without losing sight of deliverables
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Issue resolution / problem solving skills
    • Stakeholders management skills
    • Good interpersonal skills including ability to work in a team
    • Knowledge and good understanding of business opportunities, different finance solutions and its impact on the P&L, B/S and cash flow.
    • Theoretical and practical knowledge of international accounting standards (IFRS) – Local legal requirements
    • Knowledge about internal control framework, processes, procedures, compliance, guidelines and the ability to monitor and ensure their deployment
    • Theoretical and practical knowledge of how to use defined accounting systems and other systems e.g. MIS
    • Knowledge of rules for receivables valuation, ability to organize an efficient follow-up of receivable accounts, alignment with commercial department, setting credit limits and objectives to recover payment of accounts.
    • Knowledge & experience with Local Tax rules especially VAT

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