Senior Credit Control & Cash Collection Specialist at Vodacom Nigeria

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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Senior Credit Control & Cash Collection SpecialistLocation: LagosDepartment: Finance DepartmentReporting to: Finance Manager: Credit Control & Cash CollectionEmployment Type: PermanentJob type: Full-timeBand: Band HKey Roles / QualificationThe Job holder will be responsible for reporting of receivables, customer vetting, deal with internal and external queries about payment and ensure customers pay on time.The job holder must have a Degree in Accounting or Social sciences with a minimum of 4 years’ post NYSC experience especially in a Credit control and cash collection function. Possession of ICAN/ACCA or MBA certificate will be an added advantage.Good knowledge of IFRS, local and global Management Accounting TrendsKey AccountabilitiesAdminister Customer credit vetting and new customers on boarding proceduresManage customer relationship in terms of payments of all invoices within agreed timeline based on contractsEnsure delivery of invoices to Vodacom customers based on the agreed payment termsDealing with internal queries about payments, ensuring customers pay on time and negotiating re-payment plansEnsure that debts are paid in a timely mannerMeet cash & debtor day targets set by the Finance Manager: Credit control and Cash CollectionsRegularly making contact with customers to ensure all relevant debts are managed as necessaryIdentify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtednessEnsure all payment cheques are picked and remitted to Vodacom bank accountsIssue and ensure delivery of payment receipt to customersPerform internal procedures such as booking of payment receipts, processing of credit notes and tax entriesCarry out account reconciliation and attend reconciliation meetings with customers on payment issuesCarry out telephone and email follow up and ensure collections are done as at when dueResponsible for the preparation of Account Receivable reports and meeting the monthly submission deadline.To act in capacity and coordinate the credit control team at any time during the absence of the Finance Manager, Credit Control and Collection.Any other AR duties which might be required 

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