Debtors Clerk
HR Studio
Johannesburg, Gauteng
Posted 12 September 2019

Job Details

Job Description

We’re looking for…

An individual with excellent results in Finance/Accounting. The individual must be fully bilingual in
English and Afrikaans, must be detail orientated, love working with numbers and work well within a
team with a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Debtors Controller.

Who are you?

Attention to detail.

You have great time management, planning and organizing skills.

You have the ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

You have strong administration skills.

You have strong numerical skills.

Must have excellent communication skills (telephonically; email; verbal)

Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Must be helpful on all / any level for both clients & company.

Able to work independently and in a team.


What’s the role?

You will be responsible for:

  • Full reconciliation of debtors.
  • Queries resolution
  • Generate and Dispatch statements
  • Monitor Overdue Debtors and invoices and Do Follow Up Calls
  • Maintain routine and accurate bookkeeping
  • Keep records of payments made
  • Determine which accounts are overdue
  • Contact clients who owe money in writing or by telephone to recover the outstanding balance
  • Investigate reasons for short or non-payment
  • Follow up on investigations until conclusion
  • Makes follow-up calls
  • In non-payment cases, makes the decision to ‘hand over’ to lawyers for collection
  • Manage a large portfolio of accounts with a high number of transactions
  • Allocation of payment from remittances
  • Investigating and Resolving of account queries through liaison with internal departments and external service providers
  • Contacting clients to recover overdue amounts
  • Maintenance of client relationships
  • Hand over processes
  • Ad hoc debtors related work

 Boxes to tick…

  • Matric with good Mathematics results
  • Tertiary Diploma or Degree with Accounting as a major
  • 2 years work experience as a debtor controller.
  • Fully computer literate
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Suit with very strong MS Excel
  • Excellent handing of the English language
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical abilities