Credit Management Assistant

Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
75,001 - 90,000
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Feb 2019
Job role
Accountant
We are looking for qualified and talented professionals to fill the position of Credit Management Assistant.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years


Job Description

The Davis & Shirtliff Group is the leading supplier of Water and Energy solutions in the region. The Group is Kenyan based and operates through a network of Kenyan branches as well as regional subsidiaries in Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC. The company has a total complement of over 700 highly trained and professional staff spread across the region and seeks to fill the following positions at Nairobi Head Office.

The successful candidate will report to the Credit Management Officer and be charged with the following responsibilities;
  • Supporting sales teams in negotiation of payment terms.
  • Implementation and continuous review of the Credit Policy.
  • Assessment of customer credit risk status as part of the credit approval process.
  • Ensuring amounts borrowed by customers are adequately secured.
  • Review and update of customer credit facilities.
  • Development of appropriate strategies for efficient and cost effective recovery.
  • Effective recovery of non-performing debts, liaising with service providers.
  • Provision of regular reports on the recovery status of all debts as well as debtor ratings of business units.
  • Liaison with front line functions to facilitate timely debt collection.
  • Follow up of customer feedback.

Qualifications and Experience;
  • Upper Second Class degree in Finance, Accounting, Banking or related field.
  • Professional qualifications in CPA and Credit Management will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years' credit management experience in a financial institution.
  • Thorough knowledge of lending and debt recovery procedures.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills

Critical Competencies for all the positions;
  • Be self-motivated, disciplined and effective team player.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, good communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • High integrity, professionalism and attention to detail.

The successful candidate can expect to receive the standard large - corporate benefits of bonus, medical and pension in addition to joining a dedicated and dynamic team of experts who derive satisfaction from "Improving People's Lives through Providing Water and Energy Solutions for Africa". Interested applicants should send their applications clearly indicating the specific job being applied for, their current salary and their expected salary by 27th February 2019.