Credit Controller

Reference No: 14854

What's the role?

We are looking for a high calibre candidate with strong business acumen to unleash your potential for a career in Finance, starting as Credit Controller in our team in Midrand. Our people come from different backgrounds with a shared dedication to high performance and consistent results. If you are too, this could be the perfect stepping stone to a great career opportunity in Hilti.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

You will be part of our diverse Finance team reporting to the Head of Credit & Collection. In this role, you will:

Handle credit management and debit collection, resolve disputed billings and outstanding accounts pro-actively.
Visit our customers regularly and build personal relationship with the main contacts.
Execute collection strategy, collect and allocate payments, perform account reconciliations.
Analyze and forecast the credit performance of the company.
Work on and lead shared projects in Credit and Collection locally and with the regional office.

You would be joining a company ranked as a Top Employer, making Hilti a great place to work.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you the necessary resources you need to excel in your role, including one-on-one coaching, and a complete support network to help you day to day. We’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets.

Hilti will put their trust in you, giving you ample opportunity and freedom to grow and develop. What we want in return is someone who will not only go the extra mile, but also be the right culture fit, someone who will embrace change, and someone with the talent to move the business forward in their field of work. Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary as part of our employee value proposition.

Why should you apply?

We have a diverse team of people with a variety of nationalities, backgrounds and experiences. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter where you’re from.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor of Commerce University Degree in Finance / Accounting or Business Administration
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience in Credit and Collection
  • Strong communication skills, fluency in spoken and written English
  • Advanced MS Office, particularly MS Excel knowledge
  • Passion to learn, courage to challenge and drive to improve, including yourself.
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality
  • Clear ambition to develop your career in Collection and other areas of Finance at Hilti

As part of your interview process, we’ll take you on a day-in-the-life ‘desk ride’ to give you a feel for the job and our culture.

To apply now, press the ‘Apply to’ button.

We look forward to receiving your application.

“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”

- Amer, Key Projects Manager

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