Credit Controller - Agricultural Business Portfolio – (Afrikaans speaking customers)
Durban, NL, ZA
4d ago

Position Purpose :

The Credit Controller is responsible for the accurate processing and managing of all debtor related transactions and ultimately the debtor's age analysis.

Major / Key Accountabilities

Agricultural Business Portfolio (Afrikaans speaking customers)

  • Control and Maintain AGRICULTURE portfolio
  • Collect outstanding monies owed to Chep
  • Daily Calls
  • Handling written correspondence from clients (Afrikaans) as well as relevant Business Managers regarding status of queries
  • Providing invoices / statements on requests
  • Debtors Reviews with Business Managers
  • Prepare daily Siebel report on status of credit applications
  • Maintain and update contact details on Siebel and various screens on SAP
  • Record calls to clients on Siebel
  • Record and escalate identified queries and related matters to relevant Business Managers
  • Prepare, send written correspondence to clients to expedite payment
  • Assess, maintain status of accounts by either suspending or activating accounts
  • Log activities to Business Managers when accounts need to be made dormant etc.
  • Debtors Reviews with Supervisor / Credit Manager on a regular basis
  • Record information on SAP
  • Clearing payments using SAP system
  • Run open item reports to update accounts cleared by Genpact
  • Processing refund documentation
  • Account reconciliations on request
  • Address / investigate / follow up on Dunning Letter replies
  • Preparing Final Demand letters for delinquent clients
  • Legal Portfolio

  • Reconciling and consolidating the legal debtor’s book monthly reports from attorneys & liquidators are used to compile the legal profile.
  • Reconcile the legal fees
  • Preparing, monitoring and following up final demands issued
  • Responsible for account investigations. This would include liaising with tracing agents and the client’s fellow suppliers in determining the whereabouts of CHEP’s equipment.
  • Pre-Legal Portfolio

  • Identifying overdue accounts & escalating them to Supervisor for allocation to pre-legal portfolio
  • Negotiating payment plans with clients-update follow up on dunning report
  • Preparing and sending correspondence to clients to expedite payments
  • Monthly reviews on progress of pre-legal collections
  • Responsible for the co-ordination of the return of equipment for delinquent and liquidated clients by liaising with the client’s management, lawyers or liquidators.
  • This may result in legal action having to be instituted

    Dispute Management :

  • Monitoring progress and resolution of problems and queries through Siebel.
  • Escalate disputes and issues to relevant business team member and follow up to maximise cash collections.
  • Monitor progress of queries escalated to Business Managers
  • Any other tasks and projects as requested by Management
  • Required Qualifications & Experience :

  • Afrikaans speaker
  • Tertiary qualification (Diploma / Degree) preferably in Credit Management / Finance
  • 3 - 5 years credit control and collections experience
  • Thorough knowledge of the credit management functionality
  • Have a thorough knowledge of credit-related laws, e.g. National Credit Act and Consumer Protection Act
  • Legal knowledge of liquidations, sequestrations, business rescue and administrative orders
  • Able to evaluate & improve current processes
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal & customer relation skills
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, MS Excel
  • A sense of urgency and deadline orientation
  • Taking initiative and being pro-active
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
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