Job vacancy Credit Controller (2 years Contract)

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Botswana Life Insurance Limited
Job Type
Job Status
Full Time
03 November, 2020
Job Title

Credit Controller (2 years Contract)

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent is responsible for managing all money owed to the business. This role handles the collection of finances, the resolution of account queries, production and sending of invoices and issuance of credit notes. Further, to manage debt recovery, which may involve stopping the delivery of services or undertaking legal action in the case of non payment by the debtors.

Key Performance Areas

  • Reviewing the credit process to ensure that credit risk is considered before loans can be given to intermediaries (brokers/agents). This include the contacts signed to ensure that BLIL has adequate collateral
  • Negotiate payment plans with both intermediaries and all clients
  • Improving debt collection process, procedures and policies whilst maintaining a high level of customer retention
  • Maintaining accurate records for financial reporting
  • Responding to relevant client enquiries
  • Preparation of statements, client status reports and all relevant information as required
  • Propose write off of irrecoverable receivables
  • Reconciliation for all debtors and ensure debt collection
  • Send out monthly client statements/ letters as may be agreed from time to time
  • Other duties as delegated from time to time by the CFO or Finance Manager or any other person designated in their absence

Core Competencies

  • Ability to work in a team and as an individual
  • Sound Decision Making
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Numeric Acumen
  • Microsoft Proficiency (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
  • Attention to details
  • Problem Solving
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Planning and Prioritising
  • Analytical Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
Minimum Experience/ Knowledge & Skills
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience at a supervisory level in a finance function within a financial institution
  • Credit control experience in banking/ micro lending environment is an advantage
  • Competency with large ERP systems i.e. Oracle
  • Confidence and the ability to tactfully put pressure on debtors


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Finance
  • ACCA/CIMA would be an added advantage


The company offers an attractive remuneration package with benefits

Closing date and application instructionsInterested applicants should submit their application with a detailed CV by 12th November 2020 to:
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12 Nov, 2020

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