Latest Vacancies for Collector at a Container Shipping Company – Maersk Line

Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Collector

Location: Lagos 

Job Description

  • The CWA Cluster Collections team is looking for a passionate finance professional for the role of Collector.
  • The Collector will work closely with our colleagues in GSC in line with the MLOS minimum standard meeting requirements – being on top of collection, manage the total outstanding, handle invoicing, statement queries and collection from the customers.


Requirements

  • A financial educational background as degree in Finance, Accounting or a Chartered Accountant qualification.
  • Prior proven experience (at least 3 years) in a similar function or in a consulting firm
  • Can influence without authority
  • Preferably experienced in working closely with offshore teams in service centres.
  • Support the standardization of global collections process and ensure clear communication of relevant processes with cluster stakeholders.
  • Engage, where necessary with clusters to deliver reports and decisions regarding credit review, credit evaluation and credit renewal processes.
  • Be able to make sound decisions supported by facts and data available through banks, financial reports, and historical behaviours with the group and credit bureau information.
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Key Responsibilities

  • Collector will ensure to follow up for all the payments to be applied on time and correctly.
  • Follow to ensure Freight and detention tariff in AFLS/CXED are updated correctly and free time extensions are done timely.
  • Make weekly reconciliation on the different accounts and the corresponding system balance and clearing aged outstanding items.
  • Monitoring AFR task closure and bill relies for export shipments.
  • Preparing reports for management on the overall image of the outstanding every week and handling any query.
  • Dispatch reconciled statement together with the invoices to the customer
  • Maintain communication with GSC collection team by sending queries and updates required on a weekly basis for the customers who have paid and when to expect payment as per the reconciled list from GSC collection team
  • On time to time in coordination with GSC collection team send reconciled statement to customers upon request from customer or other stake holders
  • Handle disputes from customers in coordination with all GSC team and ensure the issue is resolved.
  • Attend the weekly Outstanding meeting to provide a detailed report for all overdue amounts above 30 days and the reason as to why they are still outstanding
  • Follow up with payment application team to ensure all payments received from the customer are correctly and timely applied.
  • In coordination with GSC OTC team to perform waiver and write off after getting proper approvals.
  • Visit the customer premises and follow up for payment for the overdue invoices.
  • Ensure all request for AFR tasks closure received from CS team are done timely.
  • Ensure Credit Review process is executed as and when required as per global blue print and processes.
  • Review Credit Renewal requests and ensure process is followed in line with global Act as the communication interface between FCRM and sales team and ensure that credit process/approvals is aligned with Global Authority Matrix.
  • Monitor, and evaluate customer who exceed their credit terms in a timely manner and ensure appropriate follow up is taken by sales/collections teams.
  • Monitor daily emails and ensure these are either responded to or forwarded to the correct department/escalation point in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitor Credit Levels and support the FCRM with the management, reporting and review of credit levels for all customers and ensure compliance with credit terms and conditions.
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We Offer

  • Gaining insight into finance and accounting processes,
  • Experience a career in a multi-national company,
  • Chance to learn different aspects within the cluster,
  • Great opportunity to improve analytical, communication and customer management skills.


Deadline: 21st February, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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