Debt Collection Officer Job in Kenya

Debt Collection Officer

Our client is a leading investment company and deals with real estate development, trading in equity and money markets. They are seeking to recruit a highly talented professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office:
The Debt Collection Officer will be responsible for coordinating and assisting in the collection and recovery of all debts.  The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining a complete debt collection portfolio.

Principal Accountabilities

·         Analyzing outstanding debts based on the aging reports and documentation provided.
·         Following up on bad debts through file reviews and discussions with debtors on repayment plans
·         Implementing and interpreting the approved organisation’s human resource and administrative policies, procedures and standards
·         Locating and establishing contact with debtors to inquire of their payment status
·         Listing of all debtors with the appointed credit reference bureau

·         Liaising with the various departments and appointed service providers in debt collection
·         Advising management on development and review of the credit policy depending on the changes in the market
·         Advising management on appointment of various service providers: investigators, auctioneers and credit reference bureau.
·         Co-ordinating repossession and disposal of debtors’ assets to recover debt as per the organizations’ credit policy and relevant laws.
·         Maintaining accurate, up-to-date customer account information on debt collections and recoveries

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree in in Finance or Accounting or any other related field
·         Must have satisfactorily served in a Credit/loans department or debt collection in a financial institution or debt collection firm.
·         Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience is required
·         Excellent Communication skills, both oral and written
·         High level of integrity and ethics
·         Proven problem solving skills
·         Must be proficient in MS Office Suite
How to Apply
Candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 14th June 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “Debt Collection Officer”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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