Credit Manager

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Employment: Full Time

Credit Manager - Middle East & Africa Region

The Company

Our client is a truly global player in their field. Due to an internal restructure they are currently looking to recruit a Credit Manager who will be responsible for the Middle East & Africa Region region.

The Role

* Oversee Credit management and collection activities across the Middle East and Africa.
* Reviewing and updating the company's credit policy
* Researching and evaluating clients' creditworthiness.
* Creating credit scoring models to predict risks.
* Approving or rejecting Credit/Open account requests, based on credibility and potential risks and rewards.
* Work hand in hand with Collection Management on progress in overdue collections and critically assess the non-paying customers.
* Conduct and/or attend weekly collection meeting and capturing comments from sales responsible on overdue from previous month and subsequent overdue during oncoming months as a pro-active approach in collection management.
* Providing data and constant reporting on customer's accounts receivable balance, overdue and long term overdue, credit insurance related overdue status.
* Finalize with corporate and circulate yearly credit KPIs, report the actual v/s budgeted KPIs on monthly basis to top management.
* Initiates and support department improvement process and initiatives
* Approval of orders as per given guidelines and credit matrix devised
* Maintain and manage customer credit hold status for past due accounts.
* Identify disputed invoices and short payments promptly and communicate to respective site associate for resolution.
* Review and circulate bad debt analysis report on monthly basis.
* Experienced on Credit Insurance, Letter of Credit (SBLC and individual L/Cs), Bank guarantees
* Ensure all SOP's are properly prepared, reviewed and authorized constantly.
* Works closely with the Customer Service and Logistics and providing on-going feedback of customer accounts receivable
* Acting as a liaison between internal and external customers to troubleshoot and resolve issues that may cause deductions and or delays in payments
* Prepare and manage calendar and task list for himself and the team.
* Ensure Month End Closing tasks are followed and to ensure timely closing and reporting.
* Assist in Internal/External/Sox Audits and support the team.
* Good presentation skills is a must since preparation of Credit control Committee presentation on monthly basis and presenting it to top management


The Candidate

* Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or a similar field.
* Excellent MS office Skills (Advance Excel, Word and Power point)
* Excel Level 4 knowledge a must (Macros, Pivot Table, Sum if functions and Advance Excel formulas)

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary, plus company benefits

Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Pay and salary ranges are dependent upon experience, qualifications and training.


Founded in 1948, Robert Half has a long history of connecting opportunities at great companies with highly skilled jobseekers. Bolstered by the strength of our brand, our people, our technology and our professional business model, we find meaningful and exciting employment for the people we place and provide clients access to the specialised talent they need to help grow their businesses.

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