Credit controller

Hobark International Limited (HIL)

Job Summary

Coordinate the debts of existing debtors and recommending to Management whether to allow credit sales/services to a prospective or existing customer

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently, we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos.

Role Objectives

  • Manage debt recovery and/or negotiate repayment plans
  • Maintain good relationship with credit customers to ensure smooth running of accounts and encourage timely recovery of payment commitments.

Essential Duties

  • Organizing the Credit Control activities for AES units and managing the teams.
  • Setting up the terms and conditions of credit sales and ensuring implementation and follow-up of procedures, reporting and credit committee meetings.
  • Check customers’ credit rating/performance
  • Effectively manage collection of debts and customers’ payments
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
  • Provide debt information to relevant stakeholders within AES Creation of aged debtors’
  • Report and recommending solutions to recover aged debts
  • Effectively coordinate accounts collection manage sales ledger to ensure prompt collection of debts and reduce bad debts
  • Provide response to debt queries, raise sales invoices and issue credit notes
  • Continually coach team members on debt-recovery techniques and record management
  • Provide weekly/monthly analysis and cash forecasts on debt performance
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Financial Director.

Key Requirements

  • B.Sc/HND qualification with a minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience in related function or in an accounts department
  • A Master's Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant Certification is a pre-requisite
  • Strong background in customer service or credit advisory role either in a corporate environment
  • Possess excellent communication and report writing skills.

Primary Skills:

  • Credit Control and Customer Service.

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