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Debtors Supervisor

Motus Aftermarket Parts
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Mar 10, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Motus Aftermarket Parts is searching a Debtors Supervisor to join the team in Meadowview Head Office. The purpose of the position is to support the National Credit Manager to manage the Group debtors' function by implementing and managing processes and controls ensuring the Group's credit risk is managed within defined parameters of Delegation of Authority, including new and existing accounts.

Grade 12
Tertiary qualification in Accounting
Relevant certificate/diploma would be advantageous
Basic accounting procedures
Competent in MS Office, databases and accounting software
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers
Well organised
Customer orientated
previous experience of managing people
Clear criminal record

Key Accountabilities:

Ensure the Group's bad debt provision is calculated and booked monthly in line with the Motus policy. Manage overdue debtors (legal accounts); ensuring bad debt provision is managed within acceptable parameters and are recovered with the aid of a reputable service provider.

Performs specific tasks associated with the monitoring of customer accounts and the recovery of outstanding amounts, by

Preparing documentation and records for handover to activate legal proceedings and collection.
Documenting payment term arrangements as agreed to with the customer and/ or executing write off sequences for unrecoverable debts upon approval. In order to ensure outstanding amounts are identified and specific sequences activated to facilitate recovery.
Provide back up support in absence of other controllers
Maintain arrear debtors within 2% of the total debtors allocation of the controller
Manage the credit controllers daily and ensures that all the cash that is received, is banked and allocated.
Follow up for unmatched values still on the bank statement.
Resolve issues with customers, escalates to NCM and ensures the age analysis is worked on across all branches.
Check that new customer accounts within DOA and oversee this process of opening new accounts for values exceeding their DOA
Oversee the legal process and manage the collections.


Ensuring regular check in with staff are held to confirm their direction and input is in line with company strategy and maintenance of debtors book
Ensure regular training conducted to keep staff up to date and motivated
Ensure performance appraisals conducted twice yearly

Provides support with respect to specific activities/ requirements associated with the functionality, by

Attending to specific correspondence/ telephonic enquiries, communicating and providing routine information and/ or referring queries
Receiving and preparing mail for postage, batching to sizes and/ or inserting special delivery instructions and submitting weekly status updates on all debtors allocated to the controller

Applicants agree that the Company may retain any personal information relating to you, as long as the Company is obliged to retain such personal information or record, or for as long as the Company reasonably requires the record for lawful purposes related to its functions or activities and acknowledge that the personal information provided to the Company is accurate and correct. You furthermore undertake to inform, and bear sole responsibility of informing, the Company of any changes relating to your Personal information.
You understand that the Company will process all personal information only where the Company has a lawful justification to do so and, where consent is required by law, the Company will obtain your consent prior to processing any personal information.
Applicants acknowledge that the Company will:

during the course of employment, need to collect, organize, process and store your personal information for the business interests of the Company, as well as for the benefits of both parties. This includes any information that you have provided in support of your application for employment.
use this information for screening, appointments, administration, and any other employment-related purposes.

Further POPIA details will be outlined in the contract of the successful candidate.

Equity Statement
At Motus we are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. The position is open to all candidates, however, preference will be given to EE candidates. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goal
Please note that candidates not contacted within 2 weeks after the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful

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