Credit Controller at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited

Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited have been practicing Logistics business since year 2004 and was incorporated and registered in Nigeria on the 29th December, 2009 with Corporate Affair Commission.

Job Title: Credit Controller

Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper follow up on all outstanding debts and pursue collection for Freight Outstanding.
  • Enter Daily Cash Receipts & apply clearings, generate Cash Reports, file Cash Reports, Bank Lockbox Reports and copies of checks received.
  • Prepare Daily Bank Deposit, match up backup with copies of checks to file, when needed, transport deposit to financial institution.
  • Maintain strict follow-up including audit trail on weekly top twenty outstanding report and ensure that outstanding stays within the global guidelines
  • Ensure compliance to procedures laid out in order to strictly adhere to the corporate credit policy.
  • Audit and mail daily invoices, match up international invoices with proformas.
  • Handle the credit process every year for new and old credit customers.
  • Ensure to attend call from all internal & external customers and provide timely response of mail queries.
  • Coordinating with different internal stakeholders and GSC for issues related to customers outstanding issues.
  • Fax copies of invoices and/or statements as requested--answer all discrepancies in invoice book
  • Prepare, enter and document all adjustments (A/R and OE & Invoicing)
  • Match, mail and file all adjustments with relating backup
  • Enter all new customer information and changes.
  • Process and analyze all new customer credit applications
  • Research Problem Accounts
  • Perform Month End Close as scheduled
  • Assist in an annual financial audit on a timely basis.
  • Maintain customers’ credit limits and adjust weekly.
  • Call, fax and e-mail customers to collect on past due invoices
  • Follow up with Customer and Customer Care Department regarding discrepancies as needed
  • Fax copies of invoices and/or statements to customers as needed
  • Manage internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
  • Evaluate, prepare and distribute credit alert and Agent Status Report monthly to management
  • Analyze the financial details of past, present, and expected operations to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
  • Be prepared to assist and/or perform tasks/work other than described in this job description
  • Perform all duties within the company’s safety, health and environmental regulations. All other duties as assigned by management.

Requirements

  • BS Degree, Diploma or equivalent in Accounting or Finance Required
  • 2+ years’ progressive experience in an accounting or controlling function within a shipping industry
  • SAP experience strongly preferred, and MS Office (a must)
  • Knowledge financial consolidation systems (Hyperion) and internal control framework a plus
  • Demonstrated strong financial analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy under tight deadlines and to manage multiple projects.
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills
  • Solutions oriented can quickly assess a situation and offer alternatives with related risks and rewards.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to multiple customers with competing priorities in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong initiative, able to work independently.
  • Demonstrates a high sense of urgency and drive for results.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills, analytical with excellent follow-through skills.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
31st January, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications via mail to: info@spectrumnforwarding.com

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