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Debtors Clerk (Fixed Term)

Debtors Clerk (Fixed Term)


Johannesburg, GautengContract


Posted 20 September 2021 – Closing Date 25 September 2021

Job Details


On the Dot

Business Unit

Shared Services

Minimum experience


Company primary industry

Logistics and Supply Chain

Job functional area


Contract term

6 months

Job Description

On the Dot, a subsidiary of Media24, currently requires the services of 2 Debtors Clerks.

We seek to appoint a dynamic and energetic individual to assume responsibility as Debtors Clerk on a fixed term contract, reporting to the Debtors Team Leader, working 5 days in a week. The position will be based in Johannesburg.

Main purpose of the role:
To provide a clerical and administrative service in respect of customers’ accounts to ensure
sound and accurate financial procedures.

Key responsibilities:
(The primary tasks, functions and deliverables of the role)

  • Create new accounts and capture data on the debtors’ system;
  • Verify and control credit applications for new clients as outlined in the credit rules and policies;
  • Prepare credit applications for approval by the Supervisor or Credit Control Manager;
  •  Conduct Credit Bureau inquiries;
  • Follow up and report daily on outstanding documentation required from relevant departments (eg sales) to meet deadlines;
  • Maintain daily registers and controls;
  • Prepare and capture journals and transactions;
  • May capture invoices and pass respective credit notes;
  • Reconcile payments and deposits with bank statements daily, capture bank deposits and receipts and keep record of cheque payments;
  • Handle queries with the various banking institutions; Notify superior of any suspicious or potentially fraudulent payments;
  • Prepare reconciliations of customer accounts;
  • Verify and follow up on invoices, statements and payments and ensure the timeous collection of outstanding and arrear accounts in accordance with collection procedures;
  • Report on bad debt and the recovery thereof and escalate when required;
  • Maintain an efficient filing system in respect of accounting data, records, contracts and invoices;
  •  Prepare files for handover to external debt collectors; and
  • Administer debit orders.


  • Grade 12
  • Relevant certificate or diploma in credit management, business administration, finance, accounting or a closely related field.
  • At least 2 − 3 years’ experience in debtors’ administration
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel 
  • Proficiency in relevant software packages and applications; General knowledge of accounting.

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups.


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