Credit assistant - Salary and Career
Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors

Credit assistant - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They supervise and control various financial services, assets and logistics, prepare budgets, make payments, perform collections, control assets, close foreign exchange, analyze credit, coordinate cashiers, manage logistical processes and manage warehouse/inventory. They supervise work teams, guiding and evaluating performance in search of the best quality at work.

How much does an Credit assistant earn

A Credit assistant earns between $1.176 and $6.305 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.256 and a median salary of $1.503 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 10.086 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Credit assistant

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.256 27.077 564 11
1º Quartile 1.176 14.112 294 5
Median Salary 1.503 18.036 376 7
3º Quartile 4.809 57.706 1.202 22
Higher Salary 6.305 75.666 1.576 29


Professional job categories

  • Administrative services workers
    • officers
      • administrative services supervisors (except customer service)
        • financial services, exchange and control supervisors

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Main workplaces

Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors the positions of this CBO family work in various fields of activities, such as diverse industries, logistics operators and business activities. They are normally employed with a formal contract with occasional supervision, reporting directly to managers and having subordinates. In the case of foreign exchange supervisors, there is the possibility of working on their own. They carry out their work during the day and indoors.


What does it take to work in the field of Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors

For the exercise of these occupations, a complete higher education is required. The full exercise of activities requires, on average, three to four years of experience in the area and, for some occupations, a basic professional qualification course of up to 200 class hours.


Functions and activities of Credit assistant

Financial Services, Exchange and Control Supervisors must:

  • close exchange;
  • coordinate boxes;
  • prepare budget;
  • manage inventory/warehouse;
  • manage inventory;
  • supervise teamwork;
  • budget;
  • manage logistics processes;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • control assets;
  • coordinate cashiers;
  • perform collection;
  • analyze credit;
  • make payments;
  • elaborate budget;
  • manage logistical processes;
  • perform billing;
  • supervise team work;

  • Activities

    • plan teamwork;
    • transfer ownership of assets;
    • plan vacation roster;
    • guide employees in the use and maintenance of equipment;
    • promote team empowerment;
    • plan receipts;
    • forward unpaid export invoices to management;
    • negotiate payment terms with suppliers;
    • search for feed back from customers (level of logistics services);
    • elaborate specific procedures and rules for the area;
    • control loans between related companies (mutual);
    • analyze documents for exchange closing;
    • plan a vacation roster;
    • perform export collection;
    • control supply contract balances;
    • analyze customer orders;
    • negotiate interest rates;
    • guide areas according to company goals and objectives;
    • establish packing and material identification method;
    • check compliance with legal and safety standards;
    • control bank balances;
    • control stock levels (quantity, value...);
    • track company purchase orders;
    • project expenses by areas;
    • control fixed cash fund;
    • resolve export financial issues;
    • request purchase for restocking;
    • keep an updated customer record;
    • motivate team;
    • plan a holiday roster;
    • negotiate terms, quantity, conditions with suppliers and/or customers;
    • guide the execution of the work;
    • examine accounts payable;
    • consult customer registration information;
    • supervise the receipt of materials;
    • receive documents from the export department;
    • collect economic indices;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • send titles to notaries or outsourced collection companies;
    • supervise inventory;
    • establish production goals by area/sector/activity;
    • analyze the needs of the areas;
    • participate in the definition of corporate goals;
    • monitor performance indicators;
    • control loans, banking applications;
    • incorporate well;
    • consolidate area information;
    • monitor bank charges;
    • hire a shipping agent;
    • generate documents for accounting;
    • define material purchasing needs;
    • participate in the elaboration of standards and procedure manuals;
    • control stock of unserviceable materials and/or products;
    • monitor expiration date of materials and/or products;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • control conditions for packaging materials and/or products;
    • sort assets by cost center;
    • confirm asset plating;
    • present the results of the goals of the area/sector;
    • control purchase order balance;
    • decide on guarantees for granting credit;
    • generate depreciation and fixed assets reports;
    • download received titles;
    • demonstrate holistic vision ability;
    • supervise the receipt of materials;
    • set work priorities;
    • analyze customer registration information;
    • search bank fees;
    • complete audits (internal and external);
    • supervise application of the peps method (first in, first out);
    • collect overdue securities;
    • prepare financial and economic statements;
    • resolve pending issues with technical and commercial areas;
    • forecast receipts;
    • check box closing documentation;
    • manage material and/or product requisitions;
    • inventory assets;
    • distribute tasks;
    • demonstrate analytical ability;
    • scaling available resources (humans, materials, equipment);
    • control material receipt flow;
    • compare estimated and actual values;
    • demonstrate agility;
    • suppress credits;
    • propose lawsuits against defaulters;
    • provide information about assets;
    • demonstrate ability to make decisions;
    • download assets;
    • generate history of international clients;
    • plan stocking of materials and/or products;
    • provide subsidies for drafting a supply contract;
    • inventory assets;
    • reassess projections;
    • participate in the definition of types of packaging and ways of packaging materials and/or products ;
    • participate in the development of standards and procedure manuals;
    • manage availability of values between cashiers or branches;
    • identify the need to hire employees;
    • monitor arrival of original import documents;
    • manage delivery of materials and/or products;
    • evaluate employee performance;
    • reconcile values;
    • list payments to be made;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • hire an insurance company;
    • work as a team;
    • decide on admitting or terminating employees;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • collect financial and economic data of the company;
    • manage conflicts;
    • register customers;
    • adjust value of revalued assets;
    • raise market prices;
    • manage attendance/point control (absences, delays, justifications);
    • estimate personnel cost;
    • monitor litigation processes;
    • identify the need for new equipment;
    • prepare reports, forms, spreadsheets...;
    • determine the type of asset for depreciation purposes;
    • control incoming resources;
    • register invoices;
    • check payments made;
    • work as a team;
    • perform collection of securities in portfolio;
    • supervise revaluation of assets by third parties;
    • assist in budget preparation;
    • analyze objectives and goals defined by the company;
    • schedule payments;
    • contract exchange;
    • control production flow;
    • prepare documents for closing (invoices);
    • control budget execution;
    • plan cash flow;
    • monitor movement of materials and/or products according to the abc curve;
    • issue billing statement;
    • identify unpaid securities;
    • set credit limits;
    • control product dispatch flow;
    • evaluate international banks indicated by customers;
    • project revenue;
    • monitor international shipping;
    • perform agreements with customers;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • calculate abc inventory curve;


    Sectors that hire Credit assistant the most in the job market

    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • furniture retail trade
    • shoe retailer
    • temporary labor lease
    • billing activities and registration information
    • specialized retailer of home appliances and audio and video equipment
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • call services activities
    • general building material retail trade
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets




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