Credit officer
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Credit officer


Credit officer

The Guardian Limited



The Guardian Limited (TGL), widely acclaimed as the Home of Great Newspapers, is part of the IPP Group of Companies – one of Tanzania’s leading private sector entities with dignified presence in the print media as well as television and radio broadcasting.

TGL currently publishes two upmarket daily newspapers – The Guardian (in English) and Nipashe (in Kiswahili). 

In our ongoing endeavor to ensure that we have a team of highly qualified, diligent and motivated professionals in our various departments and units, we are looking for suitable people to fill the following vacancy:

Job Title: Credit officer


  • Collection of outstanding payments in respect of advertisements
  • Issuance of credit notes and control of credit
  • Reconciliation of customers’ accounts
  • Leading freelancers ajira in making follow-ups on uncollected debts
  • Ensuring that the debt status is as accurate and current as possible
  • Developing reports on aged debt accounts and outstanding day sales
  • To identify delinquent debts and take necessary action to recover the debts
  • Offering customers quality services in a prompt manner
  • Ensuring timely transfer of credit made to, and payments made by, customers
  • Reviewing collection queue to perform collection activities accordingly
  • Adhering to customer credit policies and procedures
  • Closing outstanding amounts in monthly collection accounts to meet set targets
  • Contacting debtors and implementing repayment schedules and terms
  • Assisting in efforts to take legal action against debtors, including by providing necessary information
  • Maintaining security and confidentiality of Company and customer information
  • Ensuring compliance with the law during the collection of debts


  • Degree in Finance/Accounts/Credit Management
  • Three years of working experience in Debt Collection and Credit Control


  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to positively and meaningfully connect with clients and encourage them to make timely payments of debts owed
  • Time management skills, particularly as relates to dealing with calls to – and by – clients
  • Experience in meeting retention and sales negotiation goals
  • Basic computer software skills and ability to work within relevant data spreadsheets
  • Ability to work diligently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to reason and think quickly during negotiations
  • Interested candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria should send their applications, complete with detailed CVs, addressed to:



P. 0. BOX 31042  


Alternatively, deliver the documents at The Guardian Limited offices in Mikocheni Light Industrial Area – opposite I TV studios or send the application via Email to:

Deadline: 13 December 2019

Please, note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

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  • Location: Tanzania
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