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Credit Controller

Centurion Centurion Tshwane, South Africa
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Job Role
Credit Control
Contract Type
Full Time
Experiencing together a unique human adventure

Animal health is key to the health of the planet. Working at Virbac means taking part in a unique human adventure in which the engagement of each individual contributes to its evolution. Encouraging internal mobility between positions and countries, offering individual development plans and building a partnership based on trust between managers and employees are as many perspectives of motivation for our teams. We also offer them a work environment conducive to exploring new territories and balancing their professional and personal lives. Finally, fostering their engagement to animal health also means listening to them and helping them to acquire new skills, preparing them for the challenges of tomorrow and encouraging them to contribute to an ever more responsible approach to our business.

To provide an administrative service for customers accounts in order
to ensure accurate financial procedures, limit bad debts, take
responsibility for all aspects of the debtors function and support
the department's day to day accounting functions.

The main activities for this role are:

Timeous collection of receivables, compliant to relevant laws and policies, dealing with credit applications,

reconciling customer accounts, credit claims timeously identified and debtor days within company targets.

Minimize bad debt through proper credit management techniques, timeous and accurate transactions relating to bad debt,

keeping insured debt figures up to date with relevant Credit insurance company and quarterly communication/reports to HQ on insured debt figures/reduced limits

Preparation of dunning letters and dealing with handovers to attorneys

Timeous completion of general ledger reconciliations and general ledger entries and assisting the financial department with accounting functions & non-inventory purchase orders on a day-to-day basis .

Monthly reports on overdue accounts, discount figures, claims ageing, top customers, staff accounts & debtor days.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

Technical Skills

A Tertiary qualification in Credit Management and an Accounting diploma will be beneficial

5-6 years' experience and proven track record in credit management and related accounting functions(preferably in the animal health sector)

Good working knowledge of relevant acts (Credit Act, POPI Act & VAT Act)

Good working knowledge of Credit Control, Credit Risk Management

Computer Skills (Microsoft Office : Excel, Word, Powerpoint) & (Google Suite : Google Drive, Sheets, Docs, Forms, Slides)

Relevant experience on ERP systems(i.e. Movex)

Full proficiency in English and Afrikaans is essential

Good reconciliation and accounting skills

Behavioural Skills

Customer Focus

Collaborates with others

Communicate effectively

Good copy writing skills

Drives performance & results

Demonstrate active listening and negotiation skills

We are seeking a highly organised and self-motivated individual to join the financial department.

Virbac provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Virbac means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

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