Job Description & Role Information
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A Credit Control Manager, sometimes known as a Credit Manager is responsible for managing a team that recovers unpaid monies owed to the organisation. The debts may be from either business (commercial collection) or individuals (consumer collection). The credit function plays a vital role in the finance department to ensure that invoices are paid on time to assist the organisation. This role often shares a number of responsibilities with the Accounts Receivable Manager.
Typical job duties and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Financial Controller/Finance Manager (depending on the size of your organisation) the Credit Control Manager role will perform a wide range of duties and responsibilities. These may include, but are not limited to:
Managing a team of Credit Control Officers
Formulation of the company's credit policy to mitigate unnecessary risk
Reviewing credit applications and credit references to set credit limits and ensure credit worthiness
Preparing journal entries, credit notes and assisting with month end
Review and report on Aged Debtors
Regularly meet and negotiate terms with third party debt collection agencies
Manage write-offs, bad debt provisions and setting up of playment plans
Preparation of statement of claims for liquidators
Assisting the broader accounts team
Regularly reviewing the process and procedures to reduce debtor days
Skills and attributes:
The more common skills and attributes that are needed for this role may include:
Previous experience of end-to-end credit control and accounts receivable processes
Working knowledge of Credit law
Staff management experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills especially during difficult customer negotiations
Ability to build relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
Ability to multi-task
Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting packages
$80 - $110k + Super
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