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Collections Executive
Asset Financing
Johannesburg

Company Background:

Major private player in vehicle financing

Position Summary:

Responsibility and authority for the development of corporate collections policy and action items dealing with the risk of default from lending in the market. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and with responsibility for a team of 100 people and a book in the region of R2 billion, the Collections Executive will:

  • Lead the collections team to meet collection targets while maintaining good relationships with customers, funders and service providers
  • Achieve  a reduction in bad debt provision
  • Maximise collection performance and manage the process of collections of overdue/delinquent accounts
  • Support the overall strategy of the Company to rapidly increase the size of the book and ensure sustained profitability
  • Be responsible for overall corporate policies regarding collections of overdue/delinquent accounts�and work with legal counsel or outside collections agencies to handle overdue accounts when necessary

Key Attributes Required:

  • A graduate with a Bachelor of Commerce degree
  • Ten years senior management experience leading a team of at least 50 people, ideally in financial services or retail credit environments
  • Knowledge of the relevant legal procedures and practices
  • Experience of providing strong leadership in a rapidly growing environment requiring flexibility and adaptability. The regular redefinition of roles is important
  • A sound financial technical and analytical background

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