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CKSA- Credit Control Specialist (JED)


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  • 19032
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Jeddah
  • Accounting
  • Specialist/ Professional
  • Full-time Permanent

Job Purpose and Summary

As a credit control specialist  you ensure collection of outstanding debt within the agreed credit terms and minimize bad debt.

Maintain customer and salesperson satisfaction through communication and effective account management.

What we give

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

  • Execute company’s Credit Policy.
  • Achieve DSO targets as agreed with Financial Controller.
  • Achieve overdue target as agreed with Financial Controller.
  • Lead, train and coordinate the credit team.
  • Manage risk and minimize overdue exposure through maximizing payment security.
  • Evaluate customers to assign or amend Credit Terms.
  • Liaise with Sales to control supply and strict implementation of credit limits.
  • Maintain frequent contact significant customers regarding their accounts including reminders and Dunning letters.
  • Liaise with leasing partner and provision of customer data.
  • Prepare monthly Accounts Receivable Status reports for Head Office.
  • Prepare frequent Aging Reports and Collection targets for Management and for Sales Dept.
  • Other ad hoc reports and analysis as required by Financial Controller.
  • Maintain customer files and master data.
  • Gain a strong understanding of the ERP system and it’s capabilities to automate workload.
  • Frequent communication with salesmen to improve their understanding of the importance of credit.
  • Communication with customer’s accounts departments / other departments to ensure collections are ready for pickup
  • Prepare and keep records of the submitted invoices
  • Supervision of issuance of receipts and check collection services done by the 

What we ask

  • Practical “hands-on” exposure to an environment with a high volume of customers within Saudi Arabia or GCC (3 years minimum)
  • Strong risk management and credit control skills
  • Bachelor Degree in Commerce/Finance or an equivalent qualification.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting principles.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic (Must)
  • High level of written and spoken communications (essential)
  • Professional appearance, attitude and communication style (essential)
  • Familiarity with MS Office, Email and Internet (essential
  • Available with valid visa in KSA

You will need

  • Able to work on own initiative and in a team environment
  • Quick learner
  • High level of customer focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Effective skills in building and managing customer relationships
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Responsible attitude
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work
  • Calmness under pressure
  • Decision-making ability

Canon is an equal opportunity employer. Canon recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status or other protected status as required by law.

At Canon we have a clear vision: to be committed to creating a more inclusive and equitable culture where employees are valued and can thrive personally and professionally.

Canon also has a strong commitment to sustainability,  encompassed by our Kyosei philosophy of living and working together for the common good, focused on reducing our environmental impact and creating opportunities to make positive social contribution.