Credit Controller  Job – Fracht Uganda

Job Title:   Credit Controller 

Organisation: Fracht Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager

About US:

Fracht Uganda is a Swiss International Freight Forwarder that has been in existence since 1955; with its headquarters located in Basel, Switzerland. As a reputable Freight Forwarder, FRACHT has a worldwide network that stretches across all continents. We are in 115 countries worldwide; of which 16 of these are in Africa.

Job Summary:  The Credit Controller will be in charge of the co-ordination and management of timely collection of debts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining close relationships with all clients to ensure smooth running of their accounts and effective collection of debts.
  • Perform credit risk assessment of prospective clients and give guidance to the business development team.
  • Determining the credit levels of new and existing clients.
  • Posting and allocating receipts and payments to the accounting system on a daily basis.
  • Preparation of weekly credit control reports.
  • Manage invoicing of clients and issuance of credit notes.
  • Negotiating payment plans
  • Updating and sharing statements of accounts with clients regularly.
  • Maintaining contact with clients to ensure our invoices have been cleared for payment.
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally regarding outstanding invoices.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility.
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a business related course.
  • Three years of experience in a credit control related position
  • Should have the ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels
  • Ability to reconcile complex accounts and have excellent attention to detail
  • Competence in MS Office
  • Prior experience with accounting systems such as Tally accounting system
  • Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations.
  • Knowledgeable in TRAKIT

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their application letter, CV’S and copies of academic documents merged in one PDF document to recruitment@ug.fracht.com

Deadline: 13th March 2023 at 5:00pm

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