National Credit Manager Required

Position: National Credit Manager

Job Function To manage and control the credit and collection department.

Key performance areas

• Manage and control the credit functions in line with legislation (POPI, IFRS,NCA etc.) monthly

o Daily checking of the bank statement and follow up of non-payments with credit controllers o Month end reports to be given to Financial Director no later than the 4th/5th working day of the month o Managing and minimising bad debt except for CGIC. CIA, 30/60/90/120 Day accounts based on current year o Monthly debtor meetings with the Exco o Monthly EXCO reporting

• Manage credit application process for new accounts

o Open of new debtor’s accounts on EDI system o Manage changes in terms and limits of existing accounts o Deal with CGIC / Kreditinform / Banks o Record Sasfin accounts for commission

• Manage credit control team o Performance Management o Training and Development

• Responsible for a clean audit report from the Internal and External Audit

• Query Resolution

o Deal with lawyers and business rescue practitioners on legal handovers o Assist clients with query resolution

• General

o Release creditors payments on bank account within 4 hours of receiving payments o Adhoc reporting as required by FD

Qualifications required

• Btech in Credit Management or similar Accounting Degree • Minimum 5 – 10 years management experience in Logistics, Supply Chain, Finance, Credit Control

Skills and experience required • Exceptional Communication Skills • Decision making skills • Meeting of deadlines • Attention to detail • People Skills • Public speaking • Extensive knowledge of the National Credit Act • Advanced Microsoft office skills • 8-10 years’ experience in the freight forwarding industry • Cargowise 1 (preferable)

Other requirements • Team player • Attention to detail • Excellent communication skills • Meeting deadlines • Own Vehicle • Valid driver’s license • Ability to work afterhours when required • Ability to travel • Must portray a professional image and be able to communicate on all levels

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