Monday, April 9, 2018

Internal Credit Controller


The Internal Credit Controller will be primarily responsible in ensuring customer debts are paid promptly and company’s Accounts receivables targets are met.

Reporting into the Regional Credit Control Manager, the Internal Credit Controller’s key duties will include emailing invoices to customers, reviewing and processing credit note reviewing daily cash receipts, allocating payments against specific transactions, generally maintaining monthly account reconciliations and follow up payments.

The role holder will have a strong head for numbers, MS Excel, and strong analytical skills. They will also have a broad accounting experience including handling account reconciliation accounts receivables

The standard work hours are 40 hours per week with a little more during month and year-end close periods and when working on ad-hoc special projects.


Accounts Receivables:

Set-up new customers in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system after reviewing legal documents as per company policy and appraise new customers for credit worthiness.

Prepares, reviews and mails customer statements and invoices

Post and allocates customers receipts to the accounting system.

Identify and verify the validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from customers and internal departments such as sales, hire desk and engineering, and closing all disputes/queries on timely manner.

Reconcile customer statements and close discrepancies as necessary

Review, prepare and process all credit note requests. Allocate all credit notes against original customer invoices and follow up payments

Prepare daily cash reports and provide interpretation of results if necessary

Updates and consolidates customers weekly collection reports in coordination with external credit controllers

Cash Management Support:

Frequent calls to customers and fallow up on theirs outstanding/overdue balances. Update daily and weekly logs on timely basis.

Monitor and reconcile cash transactions to ensure that account balances are accurate. Report and investigate any unusual items

Work with the external credit controller team to accurately forecast and tracks cash flow on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis. Highlight and report on any cash trends and variances

Prepare daily and weekly cash reports for each region. Customer related highlight any risk foreseen

Frequent call to external Credit Controllers, Business Development Managers, Hire Desk Controllers and other internal customers

Monthly and Year End Close Support:

Assist in the timely closing of monthly accounts by ensuring customer ledger data is up to date

Prepares and records assigned entries for monthly closing. Reconciles specified sales ledger accounts. Reviews for accuracy and corrects posting entries

Participate in preparing monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annual financial closing and reports and work effectively with management and accounting teams

Liaise with internal and external auditors. Provide supporting documentation, information and answers

Assist in preparation and recording of cost recovery journals

Assist in the budget preparation process

AED 5,000 to 6,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance and Annual Ticket

The chosen candidate will meet ALL the essential criteria below:


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

Proven work experience as an Accountant with a good understanding of accounting principles and procedures

Proficiency in MS Excel and familiar with accounting software packages

-    Ability to analyse figures and evaluate financial information

-    Ability to compile professional accounting reports

-    Strong negotiation skills

-    Experiences in indoor credit control and cash collection

Strong written and verbal English communication skills


Experience working in the Powered Access, Industrial or related industry

Professional qualification (completed or part qualified) such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or CMA

About the Company
Established in 1996, Rapid is the Middle East leader in powered access equipment rental & sale, and part of Europe’s largest powered access rental company, Lavendon Group plc.

At Rapid, we offer wide range of MEWP’s (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms), which offer a number of features making them particularly suitable for different types of applications.

Steel Erection and construction
Lighting and electromechanical maintenance
Industrial and building maintenance
Signage and Events
Outside Broadcasting
Telecommunications maintenance
Facilities Management
Airport, Ship and Highway Maintenance
As members of the team committed to providing strength on the ground and performance in the air we work with a simple business philosophy ’’Your success is ours’’.

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