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  • Posted: Feb 11, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 19, 2021
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    EAPI (East Africa Packaging Industries) is the hub for East Africa operations of Canadian Overseas Packaging which manufactures corrugated cartons.
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    Credit Controller

    Job Description

    We seek to hire an experienced Credit Controller who will be tasked with accountability for the entire credit management process, including the consistent application of a credit policy, periodic credit reviews of existing customers, and the assessment of the creditworthiness of potential customers, with the goal of optimizing Sales and minimizing bad debt losses. He/she will be required to support the Sales team in meeting their collections targets and preparing weekly reports highlighting any potential credit risks.


    • Reconcile debtors sub-ledger to General ledger
    • Maintain weekly collections as per agreed forecasts
    • Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness
    • Share monthly sales/tonnage analysis reports
    • Maintain an updated collection report
    • Research disputes and resolve queries within specified timeframes, manage disputes related to Collections
    • Daily posting and allocation of receipts
    • Provide information for recommending bad debts provision in line with credit policy
    • Ensure all Client reconciliation issues are raised with respective departments and sorted and/or escalated to the Finance Director
    • Follow up Withholding VAT not remitted by customers
    • Ensure Withholding VAT certificates are correctly posted in debtors ledger
    • Collect all outstanding debt from customers within the credit control policy and as per set targets.
    • Ensure correct weekly debtors reports circulation for debtors meeting and cash inflow forecasts
    • Ensure monthly debtors’ statements generation and emailing.
    • Ensure credit accounts are created in the system with all requisite KYC information.
    • Co-ordinate monthly collection meetings.
    • Present analysis to support credit application for accounts with exceeded credit limit or terms.
    • Secretary to the credit committee ensuring timely provision of information and follow up on corrective action.
    • Supervise debt collection through third party
    • Monitor the actual and projected exposure against credit limit.
    • Circulate debtor statements to clients as per set timelines.
    • Ensure credit policy relevancy, compliancy, and adherence (Held, Suspended Accounts)


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
    • At least CPA part 2 qualification.
    • 5 years’ experience in a busy credit control department
    • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
    • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality.
    • Proven ability to make complex and time-sensitive decisions in the best interests of the organization.
    • Strong analytical and organizational abilities with great attention to detail
    • Ability to work alone with minimum supervision.
    • High level of integrity, resilient and energetic individual

    Method of Application

    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Credit Controller) to on or before Friday 19th February 2021.

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