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Debtors Clerk (Fixed Term)

Debtors Clerk (Fixed Term)

Media24

Johannesburg, GautengContract

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Posted 20 September 2021 – Closing Date 25 September 2021

Job Details

Division

On the Dot

Business Unit

Shared Services

Minimum experience

Associate

Company primary industry

Logistics and Supply Chain

Job functional area

Finance

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.

Requirements

  • 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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