Credit Controller at Cellulant

On Friday, October 4th, 2013

Cellulant is a mobile commerce company. It operates Africa’s number one mobile commerce network and aims to connect 100 million customers to its mobile commerce ecosystem. 

Cellulant was founded in 2003 and has currently operations in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and every year moving into new countries.
We are the mobile commerce partner of choice and our goal is to connect all of our corporate customers, including e.g. the top Pan African banks, various merchants, to the richest mobile commerce ecosystem in Africa, helping them provide better communication, and more services, and more value to their end consumers. 

We do that by providing services like mobile banking, mobile payments, music, information services and other mobile related services.

To be able to meet these aggressive growth expectations we need to grow our dynamic team.
We are recruiting a highly motivated Credit Controller keen to utilize his/her existing skills and develop new ones that will enable him/her to add to the success of the organization as well as his/her own.
We invite you to be part of that growth.

The successful candidate is expected to provide financial, administrative and clerical services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations

Key Result Areas 
  • Maintain up-to-date billing of all customers and all services 
  • Generate and send out invoices 
  • Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines 
  • Perform account reconciliations 
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities and ensure resolved 
  • Allocate payments, research and resolve payment discrepancies 
  • Generate age analysis and review AR aging to ensure compliance 
  • Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records 
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries 
  • Assist with month-end closing 
  • Collect data and prepare monthly metrics

Required Competencies
  • A first degree in Finance/Accounting, CPA (K)
  • Knowledge of general accounting procedures
  • A minimum of 5 years of Accounts receivable experience
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate spreadsheet, database.
Required Skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Be a strong communicator, verbally and in writing, as you will frequently deal with higher levels of management.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to exhibit poise, composure and confidence when confronting stressful or high-pressure situations
  • Persistence and determination
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills
Interested candidates are requested to submit their CVs and a convincing cover letter to [email protected] indicating the job title applied for by 18th October 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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