Credit Controller

Full Time On Premise
Lagos, Lekki
Posted 2 weeks ago

Role Objectives: A Credit Control Officer is responsible for recovering money owed by customers to the organization. The credit function plays a vital role in the finance department to ensure that invoices are paid on time to assist the organization manage their cashflow.


  • Reporting to the Credit control supervisor, the Credit Control Officer role will perform a wide range of duties and responsibilities. These may include, but are not limited to:
  • Chasing up overdue payments via telephone and email and visits
  • Invoicing
  • Resolving customer Accounting queries and issues
  • Setting credit limits
  • Reconciliation of payments to customer’s accounts
  • Solve problems regarding incorrect payments.
  • Identifying clients that exceeded credit limits for disconnection.
  • Highlighting problem customers to senior management
  • WHT recovery and follow up.


  • HND / B.Sc. or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years cognate experience in similar role


  • The more common skills and attributes that are most needed for this role may include:
  • Understanding of the end-to-end Accounts Receivable process
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including Management
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Tenacity and ability to have difficult conversations
  • Willingness to escalate debt issues
  • Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages


Job Features

Minimum QualificationBachelors
Years Experience3

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