Debtors Clerk - Cape Town

2019/10/16 7:31:56 AM
We’re on the lookout for a Debtor’s Clerk to join our fierce Finance team on a 3-6 month contract basis.

You will be responsible for completing invoicing and maintaining the debtors ledger to ensure that all monies due is received on time.
The Debtors Clerk will also undertake routine clerical duties in support of the accountancy function and financial controls, as well as assist with monthly management reports.

Key Responsibilities
• Do accurate, complete and timeous invoicing
• Allocate received payments correctly
• Send out invoices and credit notes to clients via email
• Follow up and act on all overdue amounts to ensure we receive payment promptly
• Keep record of all communication with debtors to be able to provide feedback to the Finance Manager regarding outstanding payments, expected payment dates, reasons for long outstanding debts etc.
• Communicate any debtor-related problems to the Financial Manager
• Ensure the necessary approvals are obtained prior to crediting invoices
• Do daily filing of invoices and credit notes
• Submit monthly statements to customers
• Monthly sales reconciliations for all departments

Minimum Requirements:
• Matric/Grade 12 with Maths and Accounting
• Accounting Diploma/Certificate
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a Debtors Clerk or similar position
• Experience in a Junior Accountant role will be advantageous
• 2 years’ experience working on a well-known accounting package

• Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to deliver on quick turnaround times
• The ability to organise and prioritise
• Perform under pressure
• Be deadline driven
• The ability to work independently
• Be professional and patient
• Have a positive attitude and strong people skills
• Be well-spoken

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