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  • Posted: Nov 4, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2021
  • Trans-Nationwide Express Plc (TRANEX) is a leading Logistics Company engaged in domestic and International Express delivery, haulage, freight and other ancillary transportation and storage services.. It is a wholly owned Nigerian company which was established in 1984 as TNT Skypak Nigeria Limited. In 1992 the name was changed to Trans-nationwide Express Plc....
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    Credit Control Officer

    Report to: Head of Finance
    Though: Finance Manager

    Job Functions

    • Physical inspection of Credit clients address(es)
    • Check new customer's credit request and approve or deny applications based on company standards and requirements.
    • Determining the creditworthiness and risk profile of an individual or business by analyzing their financial data and deciding whether or not to extend them credit or cancel the credit for existing clients and recommending appropriate action(s) to HOF.
    • Maintain accurate records of account receivables, analyze the effectiveness of the company's credit control system and implement changes to improve liquidity and reduce bad debts.
    • Develop the credit control system in collaboration with Sales, Marketing, Finance and company executives.
    • Creating procedures and policies that ensure timely payments while maintaining a high level of customer retention.
    • Preparation of weekly collection report for sales and management use.
    • Reconcile clients’ accounts, recommend and raise necessary adjustments to ensure all balances are accurately stated in the company’s book.
    • Improve and implement debt collection processes when there are any overdue invoices or payments, recommend when to stop the supply of services or initiate legal procedures if necessary if a client has paid late or missed multiple payments.
    • On a yearly basis, process irreconcilable debts, as in the case of bankruptcy, and recommend to be written off and archived.
    • Filing and posting of clearing house.
    • Respond to all enquiries on receivables by external and internal customers.
    • Arrange for account statements to be forwarded to clients each month.
    • Any other assignment assigned by the Finance Manager and HOF


    • Physical visit to profiled credit clients to ascertain if credit is to be extended and approval or otherwise given.
    • Daily capturing of inflows into all bank accounts
    • Weekly reporting to management and Sales Team latest 9am on Mondays, all credit collections of the preceding week.
    • Updating of clients’ receivables accounts on daily basis.
    • Reduction in reconciliation issues e.g. strange credits to 0% by the end of the year 2021.
    • Periodic visit to clients for credit collection improvement.
    • Prompt response to clients’ enquiry on receivable balances.
    • Prompt reconciliation of client’s account.
    • Monthly reconciliation of all express center balances on Sage.
    • On a yearly basis, process irreconcilable debts, as in the case of bankruptcy, to be written off and archived.
    • Ensure that all Company’s financial activities are conducted with honesty, integrity and with the highest possible ethical standards.
    • Ensure that all work-related risk factors are regularly assessed, evaluated, and recommended treatment actions implemented to mitigate against potential financial loss to the Company.


    • BA / BSc / HND in Accounting, Banking & Finance, Marketing, Economics or related field.
    • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in similar role.

    Person Specification:

    • Strong credit and financial acumen.
    • Outstanding analytical skill and ability to carefully work on sensitive financial information.
    • Well-articulate and presentable.
    • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
    • Ability to think outside the box.
    • Personable & committed to total quality service ensure customers’ satisfaction at all times.
    • Honesty integrity as behavioral competence is of essential requirement.
    • Team work – Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employee’s management, and external agencies to maximize performance and get results.
    • Innovative – creative and ability to distil ideas to actionable steps impact culture and capability
    • Socially responsible within your sphere of influence & operations.
    • Have leadership, good people management and problem-solving skills.
    • Be performance driven and goal oriented.
    • Ability to cross-function within the department for the overall goal of the department and company.
    • Strong negotiation skill.
    • Hands-on individual with strong work ethics.
    • Organizing and prioritizing.
    • Attention to maintain confidentiality.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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