Senior Credit Control Officer (WHT)


Oasis Africa Consulting Limited - Our client, a diversified solution provider with a broad portfolio in power generation, electrical infrastructures, industrial equipment, elevators & escalators and HVAC is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Credit Control Officer (WHT)

 Lekki, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Oversee the collection of customer accounts in a manner that ensures high customer satisfaction and loyalty. Communicate in an efficient yet friendly manner with customers. Ensure customers pay on time and follow up any overdue invoices through sending letters, personal visits, phone calls, emails or other medium.
  • Maintain and implement the company’s credit policies and procedures.
  • Prompt collection of WHT Credit notes and VAT receipts
  • Ensure monthly deadlines are met as required.
  • Ensure customers pay on time and follow up on WHT Credit notes and VAT receipts through sending letters, personal visits, phone calls, emails or other medium.
  • Undertake client accounts’ reconciliations as required
  • Reconcile WHT and VAT debtors’ accounts
  • Follow up on clients for credit notes, VAT receipts, WHT and VAT outstanding debts and resolve issues
  • Liaise closely with sales department to ensure that credit issues are resolved smoothly
  • Check and ensure all payments of WHT credit notes and VAT receipts are posted correctly.
  • Respond promptly and completely to both clients and internal Complains
  • Ensure that all transactions are compliant with Company's policies and procedures.
  • Identify and correct errors or mistakes on any client’s account.
  • Prepare weekly reports on Budgeted collection.
  • Provide ad-hoc trade debtor positions reporting as and when requested by National Credit Controller
  • Prepare and submit monthly report on WHT and VAT accounts.
  • Liaise with WHT and VAT Consultants.
  • Liaise with FIRS on WHT credit notes and VAT receipts issues.
  • Liaise with Sales Managers on issues affecting Key Accounts.
  • Verify invoices from stores and prepare pro-formal invoices for major clients.
  • Allocate WHT Credit Notes and VAT Receipt to deductions in ERP System
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by NCCM.


    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements


    • B.Sc/B.A in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent
    • Minimum of 4-7 years of experience for Sr. Officer Level
    • Relevant experience in credit and collections is a must.


    • Strong knowledge of debt collection best practice and debt recovery legal process
    • Strong knowledge and experience on ERP system
    • Able to work in a team as well as individually
    • Good business judgment and sound decision making
    • Good attention to detail
    • Able to work under pressure
    • Able to multitask and handle several client accounts
    • Experience in working with targets and tight deadlines
    • Persistent, assertive and competitive natured
    • Able to reconcile complex accounts
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations
    • Very good problem-solving skills
    • Smart researcher with very good analytical skills
    • Excellent negotiation and convincing skills
    • Pos­i­tive atti­tude
    • Reli­able, depend­able and hon­est
    • Strong work ethic
    • High intelligence quotient

    Salary and Benefits

    • Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards.

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    About Oasis Africa Consulting Limited
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    September 23, 2019
    Minimum of 4years
    Finance / Accounting
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