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Debtors Clerk

Communicate GP
Centurion Centurion, Gauteng Tshwane, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 11, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
A Well-known entity within the financial services industry is looking for a Debtors clerk that will be responsible for managing the company's accounts receivable and ensuring the timely collection of outstanding debts. They will work closely with customers, internal departments, and management to maintain accurate financial records and minimize bad debt risk Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate and send invoices to customers for products or services
  • Ensure that invoices are accurate, complete, and comply with company
  • policies and customer agreements.
  • Reconcile customer accounts to ensure they are up to date and
  • Investigate and resolve any discrepancies or disputes related to
  • Follow up on overdue accounts and communicate with customers to
  • facilitate payment.
  • Negotiate and establish payment plans when necessary.
  • Monitor and report on accounts receivable aging, identifying
  • delinquent accounts for further action.
  • Maintain records of all communication with customers regarding
  • outstanding balances.
  • Assess and review credit applications for new customers.
  • Establish and enforce credit limits in line with company policies.
  • Prepare and distribute regular reports on accounts receivable status.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for improving cash flow and
  • reducing bad debt.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous relationship with customers.
  • Address customer inquiries, resolve issues, and provide necessary
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to accounts
  • receivable and collections activities.
  • Utilize accounting software and tools to process transactions and
  • update customer records.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; some college coursework in accounting or
  • finance preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Debtors Clerk or in a similar role.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Understanding of credit and collections processes.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
If you possess a deep understanding of financial management, taxation, and reporting standards, and you're ready to take on a leadership role with a forward-thinking company, we want to hear from you!
Please visit our website to submit your CV directly or view other Finance related jobs. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.
We also invite you to contact us to discuss other exciting career opportunities in Finance! For more information, please call Marnene van der Merwe on 011 318 2101

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