Credit Controller – Job Grade “5” – One (1) Post

Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is a State Corporation whose responsibility is to manage and conserve wildlife in Kenya. The Service seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced individuals to replace previous holders of the under-listed vacant positions at its Headquarters in Nairobi:-

Reporting to the Management Accountant, the overall responsibility will be to manage the credit control function in the Service.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Formulating, implementing and reviewing credit control policies and procedures.

  • Overseeing collections by the Accountants in the Semi-autonomous institutions of the Service.

  • Formulating, implementing and reviewing Leases and Licenses in liaison with Business Development and Legal office.

  • Coordinating, formulating and reviewing of Accounting Policy and Procedure Manual.

  • Managing Leases, Licenses, easement agreements and MoUs on property for the entire Service.

  • Conducting due diligence and evaluating customers for credit worthiness.

  • Preparing and presenting Debtor’s performance reports on weekly, monthly quarterly and annually basis.

  • Negotiating payment plans on overdue accounts and recommending to management for approval.

  • Identifying, drafting, developing and implementing operational processes, policies and guidelines on credit management.

  • Analyzing performance of existing customers and recommending to management for appropriate action.

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing new Leases, Licenses and MoUs.

  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned by the management from time to time.

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) or its equivalent

  • Certified Credit Professional (CCP-K) or its equivalent

  • At least three (3) years working experience in a relevant field

  • Membership with a relevant professional body

 

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact – both office and mobile, names, addresses and emails of three (3) referees to the address below not later than Tuesday 22nd October, 2019 at 4.30pm.

Director General
Kenya Wildlife Service
P. O. Box 40241 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya.
Email:
recruitment@kws.go.ke

Short-listed candidates will be required to obtain and be in possession of the following documents at the interview stage:-

  • Police Clearance Certificate.

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.

  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (Where applicable).

  • Clearance from Kenya Credit Reference Bureau.

  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

KWS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action. In this regard, youth, women, people living with disabilities and those from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Applications without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.