Credit Controller Job Opportunity – Uganda Baati Ltd

Job Title:    Credit Controller
Organisation:  Uganda Baati Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
About US:
Uganda Baati Ltd is a member of
the Safal Group of companies – Africa’s largest producer of steel roofing and
the pioneer in the production of Aluminium Zinc coated steel on the continent.
The company is a leading manufacturer of roofing sheets and allied products
with branches in Kampala, Arua and Tororo.
Job Summary: The Credit
Controller will oversee and manage the credit function and provide input into
the development of the robust credit policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    Credit Controller will be responsible for reviewing Credit Limits for all
    parties who receive goods on credit and present a report with
    recommendations to management.
  • Oversee
    the vetting process for new customers and obtain guarantees if any and
    where possible access credit rating of the customers with banks.
  • Tasked
    with reconciling accounts for every single outstanding client in the
    system and ensuring that the Company’s statement matches with the
    Creditor/Debtor’s statement.
  • Actively
    get involved in collections i.e., visiting, phoning and writing to clients
    and ensuring that all payments are paid within stipulated credit period.
  • Receive
    customer queries either directly or from other parties and determine the
    nature of the problem.
  • Implement
    corrective action including raising of debit or credit notes and rebates.
  • Develop
    a system for reviewing and strengthening the internal control environment
    in respect of the credit functions.
  • Acting
    as a liaison with the company’s external debt collecting agencies and
    lawyers on litigation in respect of debt collection.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a university qualification in Commerce or
    Business related course majoring in accounting.
  • Be
    a Certified Public Accountant, (CPA)
  • At
    least eight years of work experience in credit management within a
    commercial environment.
  • Extensive
    knowledge on use of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) applications.
  • Ability
    to establish and maintain good- customer relationships, both internally
    and externally at all levels.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
applicants should their updated CVs to the Human Resources Manager at
Deadline: 23rd February 2018
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