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Senior Financial Administration Assistant

Cape Town Region Epping, Western Cape Western Cape, South Africa
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Cape Town based client is a trusted outsourcing partner to many businesses globally and they are looking for a self-driven Debtors Clerk (Collections) to keep their debtors book up to date EMPLOYMENT TYPE : Permanent
SECTOR : Finance
BASIC SALARY : Market Related
START DATE : A.S.A.P / Immediate


  • Collect outstanding debts and achieve collection targets
  • Process invoices
  • Ensure that invoices and debtors statements are mailed / couriered to correct
  • addresses
  • Print debtor's statements
  • Confirm with customers that they are in possession of all the relevant
  • documentation
  • Develop reports on aged debt accounts and days sales outstanding (DSO)
  • Solve outstanding debtor's queries
  • Monitor slow moving accounts
  • Submit credit note applications for approval
  • Process credit notes
  • Process receipts on bank account to customer accounts
  • Receive, bank and process cash payments on a weekly basis
  • Follow up on outstanding debtors according to due date of invoice on a daily
  • basis
  • Review collection queue to perform collection activities accordingly
  • Close a specific number of collection accounts each month to meet assigned
  • target
  • Contact debtors and implement repayment schedules and terms
  • Assist the company to take legal action against delinquent debtors
  • Export detail after month-end into Excel and compile report
  • Reporting checks for division
  • Export Age Analysis after month-end and draw up Excel summary of the
  • amounts overdue
  • Assist Division Head with ad-hoc tasks


  • Grade 12
  • 3 years' experience in debtors (local and foreign)
  • Experience with invoicing / statements
  • Experience with debt collections
  • Experience with ERP system and MS Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience in working with targets
  • Self-motivated and output driven
  • Systems orientated
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure

- 08:00 - 16:45 (Mon - Fri)

Should you meet all the requirements, apply on our website at today.
Should you not hear back from us within 10 working days, please consider your
application as unsuccessful. We will retain your credentials for future similar roles.

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