CREDIT CONTROLLER

Full Time
  • Post Date: February 14, 2018
  • Apply Before: February 23, 2018

Uganda Baati Limited

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Job Description

Uganda Baati Ltd is a member of the Safal Group of
companies – Africa’s largest producer of steel roofing and
the pioneer in the production of Aluminum Zinc coated steel
on the continent. The company is a leading manufacturer of
roofing sheets and allied products with branches in Kampala,
Arua and Tororo.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position
of CREDIT CONTROLLER reporting to the Finance
Manager. This is a senior level position that requires an
individual who will oversee and manage the credit function
and provide input into the development of the robust credit
policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. The Credit Controller will be responsible for reviewing
    Credit Limits for all parties who receive goods on
    credit and present a report with recommendations to
  2. Oversee the vetting process for new customers and obtain
    guarantees if any and where possible access credit rating of
    the customers with banks.
  3. Reconciling accounts for every single outstanding client
    in the system and ensuring that the Company’s statement
    matches with the Creditor/Debtor’s statement.
  4. Actively get involved in collections i.e., visiting, phoning
    and writing to clients and ensuring that all payments are
    paid within stipulated credit period.
  5. Receive customer queries either directly or from other
    parties and determine the nature of the problem.
  6. Implement corrective action including raising of debit or
    credit notes and rebates.
  7. Develop a system for reviewing and strengthening the
    internal control environment in respect of the credit
  8. Acting as a liaison with the company’s external debt
    collecting agencies and lawyers on litigation in respect of
    debt collection.

The Successful applicant must possess the following:

  • The applicant should possess a minimum university
    qualification in Commerce or Business related course
    majoring in accounting.
  • Bea Certified Public Accountant, (CPA)
  • A minimum of eight years of work experience in credit
    management within a commercial environment.
  • Demonstrate knowledge on use of ERP (Enterprise
    Resource Planning) applications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good customer
    relationships, both internally and externally at all levels.

Suitably qualified applicants should submit their CV to the

Human Resources Manager at careers.ubl@safalgroup.com.

Closing date for applications is 23rd February 2018. Only

short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.