Credit Control Officer Needed at Vodacom

Vodacom Business, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Vodacom Group, is a leading pan-African corporate connectivity and telecommunications provider that has brought affordable and reliable connectivity to Africa since 1992. In that time, we have built strong relationships in the sectors that are driving the continent’s economic growth; helping them stay connected across Africa, and to the rest of the world.

Our experience in African telecommunications spans over two decades and today, we connect over 1200 of the continent’s largest and leading corporations in over 40 countries. We work closely with multinationals in all sectors of African commerce – from banking and finance, oil and gas, mining and construction right through to retail and distribution , as well as tourism.

Credit Control Officer

Department: Finance
Reporting to: Credit Control Manager
Job type: Full-time
Employment type: Permanent
Location: Lagos
Closing date: 31st August 2015

Key role

  • Responsible for credit control and account receivable functions in Lagos region

Principal Accountabilities/Objectives

  • Administer Customer credit vetting and new customers on-boarding procedures
  • Manage customer relationship in terms of payments
  • Ensure delivery of invoices to customers based on the agreed payment terms
  • Ensure all payment cheques are picked and remitted to Vodacom bank accounts
  • Issue and ensure delivery of payment receipt to customers
  • Perform internal procedures such as booking of payment receipts, processing of credit notes and tax entries
  • Carry out account reconciliation and reconciliation meetings with customers on payment issues
  • Carry out telephone and email follow up and ensure collections are done as at when due
  • Any other AR duties which might be required

Communications and Work Relationships

Internal:

  • Account staff
  • Business Development Group
  • Service Management

External:

  • Customers
  • Other Business Units: All Departments

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competency requirements

  • Prospective candidate should be a graduate of Accounting or social sciences with not more than 3 year experience in finance.

Other requirements are:

  • Innovative thinking
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment
  • Working and relating with peers excellently
  • Multitasking abilities and ability to work under pressure
  • Effective public speaking, communications and writing skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to take ownership and leadership by influencing superiors
  • Good interpersonal and people management skill

Method of Application

Should you meet the above requirements, please submit your CV to [email protected]

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