Credit Control Officer Employment Opportunity – Kampala Hospital

Organisation: Kampala
Hospital
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
About
US:
Kampala Hospital is a privately owned hospital that was established in
2007. Our mandate was and is to bring non-existent services to the countries
that were often sought by many people who frequently moved abroad to seek
quality medical care.
Job Summary: The Credit
Control Officer will manage debt collection and be responsible for field debt
collection and processing all accounts in debt.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Chasing
    outstanding debts in the field to ensure that debts are settled as per the
    agreed credit terms
  • Regularly
    verifies invoices sent to insurance companies to minimize rejections
  • The
    incumbent will ensure weekly delivery of invoices to clients
  • Follow
    up on all rejected invoices and ensure clearance
  • Responsible
    for quarterly reconciliation of client statements
  • Responsible
    for investigating and resolving queries relating to non-payment of
    invoices.
  • Actively
    participates in negotiating payment plans with debtors
  • In
    charge of resolving debt related queries and disputes
  • Regular
    follow up on all outstanding debts for specific customer accounts (Sending
    appropriate reminders)
  • Ensure
    compliance and adherence to policies and procedures of the credit control
    department
  • Ensure
    that collections are done in a timely manner
  • Responsible
    for the daily management of debts and collections
  • Take
    full accountability of all allocated accounts
  • Meeting
    monthly and yearly collection targets
  • Ensure
    weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually report preparation
  • Work
    in liaison with clients and giving feedback to concerned staff.
  • Credibility
    checks of new clients
  • Perform
    any other related roles as may be allocated from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Credit Control Officer should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting,
    BCOM- Accounting Option or Business Finance.
  • At
    least three years of related experience in a hospital environment is an
    added advantage.
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficient in MS Office (High Level)
  • Fluency
    in English
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who know that they
meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position,
should send an application letter, an updated CV that provides details of the
applicant’s specific qualification (copies of their “Academic Transcripts”) and
in addition MUST include details of present position, current remuneration and
contacts of three professional referees. Send your application using courier,
hand delivery or e-mail to the following address: hr@kampalahospital.com.
Note: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject
line when applying by email.
Deadline: 30th July,
2015
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