Transport/ Logistics – Umhlanga – Credit Controller

  • Full Time
  • Umhlanga, South Africa


Good credit management is essential to an organisation’s healthy cash flow, and the Credit Controller is responsible for managing a book of debtor accounts to ensure timely payment of outstanding invoices. A Credit Controller job description will include conducting credit checks on new customers, resolving problems in relation to invoice payments, and reconciling complex month-end accounts. They must also report to management on outstanding issues, whilst highlighting potential debtor problems.

job description includes overseeing the collection of customer accounts in a manner that ensures high customer satisfaction and loyalty. As such, a Credit Controller must be able to communicate in an efficient yet friendly manner with customers, as well as the broader accounts receivable team while reporting to the Managing Director.

job description includes:

Creating procedures and policies that ensure timely payments while maintaining a high level of customer retention
Reconciling complex accounts that have been escalated from the Debtors team
Monitoring debtor balances to ensure a reduction in bad debts
Ensuring credit and collection policies and procedures are followed within your team
Liaising with customers, as well as internal personnel including the sales team

Credit Controller job qualifications and requirements

A Credit Controller job description should detail a minimum Bachelor’s degree requirement in a finance or business related field of study.

In addition to five years’ experience working within an accounts receivable and/or credit control environment, candidates for a Credit Controller role will also need to demonstrate the following qualities:

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Good business acumen for problem solving
Competency with large ERP systems
Confidence to deal with a range of stakeholders
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise a demanding workload

If you feel that you are a suitable candidate send your cv to [email protected]

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