Debtors Clerk - Cape Town

2019/10/22 1:30:03 PM
We’re on the lookout for a Debtor’s Clerk to join our fierce Finance team at our Oude Westhof branch.

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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