Credit Controller / Collections Officer

Kershaw Leonard
Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP792-362
Kershaw Leonard

The Role


The Role


Credit Controller/Collections Officer
Up to AED20,000 Male Arabic/English speaker
Dubai

Our client is multinational company with offices around the world and throughout the Middle East. They offer a full range of real estate consultancy services in all major market sectors covering offices; retail; residential; hotel and leisure as well as industrial properties. They are currently looking for a new Credit Controller/Collections Officer to join the finance team. This is a challenging role that needs someone with quite a strong personality and a valid UAE driving license.
You will need to target and notify customers of outstanding accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Your duties include chasing customers to secure collections, coordinating with the Accounting Department for handing-over of cheques received and assisting in the posting process to customer's account. In addition, reporting cases to the Account Manager if customer fails to respond or is resisting to settle an invoice, and keeping records of collections and status of accounts receivable at all times. The Collections Officer will functionally report to the Collections Committee.

Requirements


Requirements


In order to be considered for this role you must be a good listener, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. You must have good negotiation skills and excellent problem solving skills. You should be numerically minded, able to respond to inquiries, and analyze customer statements of account. It is essential to have strong English communication skills both verbally and written. Arabic is greatly preferred. This role requires someone with a strong and confident personality as debt collection is not for the faint hearted.

About the Company


About the Company


Kershaw Leonard is committed to finding ‘First Class’ people for its ‘World Class’ Clients. Since our inauguration in September 1999, We have become well-respected specialists for all aspects of Human Resource Consultancy and Recruitment, and bring a standard of professional conduct (through the Recruitment Employment Confederation UK) to the industry here in the Middle East. Our qualified Consultants deliver a unique quality of service that is designed to meet the individual needs of both Candidates and Clients.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover permanent, temporary and contract staff, and Executive Search, in the following sectors:

Senior Executives and Directors; Design; Engineering and Construction; Finance and Banking; Human Resources and Training; IT and Telecoms; Legal; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Media; Office Management; Retail; Sales and Marketing and Secretarial and Business Support.
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