Credit Assistant Manager

Kuala LumpurCentral
30 Oct 2016
17 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
The Credit Assistant Manager is responsible for overdue debt management and legal recovery, managing and applying the appropriate group credit standards, policies and procedures to ensure that credit risks are measured and reported, and that debtor days and overdue targets are achieved while ensuring adherence to policies and procedures in the drive for exceptional customer service, operational excellence and compliance.

Key accountabilities
  • Accountable for managing and monitoring all finance processes in the credit process and customer related balance sheet accounts and income statement activity, providing accurate and timely management information and reconciliations as required.
  • Lead the credit activities to ensure the timely collection of debt and follow up on debtor performance issues while working with the sales teams in resolving disputes and developing collection strategies.
  • Monitor and track current credit exposure relative to customer credit limit and overdue positions, including implementing a credit hold system to manage such risks.
  • Organise monthly credit meetings with the business to ensure appropriate action is taken on overdue accounts.
  • Assist in the co-ordination and implementation of strategy to reduce bad debt exposure.
    Provide advice to the Sales function on the credit worthiness of customers including recommendations on credit limits and payment terms.Resolve customer queries or further escalate to the relevant parties.
  • Live up to BP's Leadership Expectations; set the tone for the behaviors and actions of the team; manage talent and build processes from the point of building long term capability for the organization; Instill a sense of purpose; set clear direction and boundaries; provide the space for colleagues and partners to be at their best; maximize value for BP.
  • Carry out people management responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws, including:
    • Plan, assign and direct work.
    • Appraise performance; provide feedback and coaching, and reward and discipline employees.
    • Provide opportunities for learning and self-development, and facilitate the development of technical competencies.
    • Continuously strive to build a culture of high-performance.

Essential Education
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field.

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Minimum of 5 - 6 years of experience in credit risk evaluation and management, analytical reporting or relevant experience.
  • Minimum of 4 - 5 years experience in leading, developing and coaching teams.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Shared service centre experience.
  • Oil and gas industry experience.
  • Written and/or spoken proficiency in languages other than English.

Relocation available

Travel required

Is this a part time position?

About BP
The Global Business Services in Kuala Lumpur (GBS Asia) provides Finance, Tax and IT services to global and regional businesses. The main goal of GBS Asia is to deliver value added services and enhance process transformation for the various businesses in BP. GBS Asia is part of an integrated network of Global Business Service centres that support BP's operations globally to provide cost optimisation and process standardisation through global delivery capabilities and enabling technologies, operational excellence benchmarked to industry standards, and World-class Human Capital Development to build an "Asset Talent Pool" that consistently delivers high quality performance.

Corporate & Functions

Closing Date
[ "16-Dec-2016" ]