[Vacancy]: BU West Credit Manager Needed at International Breweries

March 4, 2024

Job Description

About Job

The key purpose of this role is to track stock levels and ensure that supplies are sufficient to meet the demands of customers. Other duties include checking stock levels, ordering additional stock, and updating stock records.

Key outputs and responsibilities:

Leverage credit for volume, brand, and market share growth by:

  • Communicating Credit offerings and the December and Easter peak to OSM, DM’s, depots, sales and distribution teams
  • Determining Regional reach for each credit offering with the input of depot sales and distribution teams and signed off (CM, FM, GM)
  • Monitoring Credit deals and providing feedback to Stakeholders
  • Identify and support Ad hoc volume opportunities to leverage credit for growth

Ensure high levels of efficiency in AR customer payment transaction processing and customer account reconciliation and administration by:

  • Managing Credit service compliance to functional and process SLA
  • Providing training on credit policies and procedures to team members and regional stakeholders
  • Providing training on regional routine tasks
  • Responsible for delivering quality reporting to support credit management and CPI’s/KPI’s
  • Contribute to business decision support by agreeing and reporting on key finance focus areas as well as creating the Regional Annual Credit Business Plans

Key attributes and competencies:

  • Provide specialized, quality risk management expertise and support by:
  • Reviewing and approving Credit limits, terms of trade, and Risk assessments on new accounts, in accordance with mandate
  • Negotiating collateral to mitigate risk (high volume customers)
  • Approval and collection monitoring of negotiated settlement accounts
  • Approval and collection monitoring of accounts for handover to Pre-legal and/or Legal
  • Review the debtors’ book, monitor trends, and agree on action plans with the CIC
  • Validation and approval of Bad debt write-off proposal
  • Ensure Liquor License compliance in conjunction with CIC
  • Review and approve Journals for refunds, transfers between accounts, discounts granted not earned, promotional pay-outs and others
  • To foster and strengthen relationships and inter-dependencies with key stakeholders

Profile:

Education

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (B Com/B Compt or equivalent) -CIMA/ CA/ CIA/ MBA preferred;
  • 7 – 10 years of relevant senior credit management experience, preferably in an FMCG industry
  • Knowledge of SAP, or similar ERP-type software

Experience

  • Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including advanced
  • Excel skills and intermediate PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage diversity with strong leadership skills and a tenacious motivation to drive staff performance in the pursuit of excellence
  • Ability to effectively communicate at senior levels with external customers, Group / National Accounts, and various banks
  • Able to effectively communicate and interact with Regional stakeholders and Internal customers at all levels of the Company
  • Ability to collaborate and influence across functions and geographies

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