Debtors Clerk - HR Studio, Johannesburg

  • Johannesburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting, Fashion
  • Posted by HR Studio on Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Reference: 8572
  • Apply before Monday, November 11, 2019 - 54 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: HR Studio

We’re looking for…

An individual with excellent results in Finance/Accounting. The individual must be fully bilingual in
English and Afrikaans, must be detail orientated, love working with numbers and work well within a
team with a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Debtors Controller.

Who are you?

Attention to detail.

You have great time management, planning and organizing skills.

You have the ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

You have strong administration skills.

You have strong numerical skills.

Must have excellent communication skills (telephonically; email; verbal)

Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment.

Must be helpful on all / any level for both clients & company.

Able to work independently and in a team.


What’s the role?

You will be responsible for:

  • Full reconciliation of debtors.

  • Queries resolution

  • Generate and Dispatch statements

  • Monitor Overdue Debtors and invoices and Do Follow Up Calls

  • Maintain routine and accurate bookkeeping

  • Keep records of payments made

  • Determine which accounts are overdue

  • Contact clients who owe money in writing or by telephone to recover the outstanding balance

  • Investigate reasons for short or non-payment

  • Follow up on investigations until conclusion

  • Makes follow-up calls

  • In non-payment cases, makes the decision to ‘hand over’ to lawyers for collection

  • Manage a large portfolio of accounts with a high number of transactions

  • Allocation of payment from remittances

  • Investigating and Resolving of account queries through liaison with internal departments and external service providers

  • Contacting clients to recover overdue amounts

  • Maintenance of client relationships

  • Hand over processes

  • Ad hoc debtors related work

 Boxes to tick…

  • Matric with good Mathematics results

  • Tertiary Diploma or Degree with Accounting as a major

  • 2 years work experience as a debtor controller.

  • Fully computer literate

  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Suit with very strong MS Excel

  • Excellent handing of the English language

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent analytical and mathematical abilities

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About HR Studio


HR Studio was created to connect extra-ordinary talent with dynamic brands using best HR standards and practises.


Founded in 2015, HR Studio is a bespoke consultancy for small to medium sized businesses who need the same quality HR services as a large corporate but an HR solution that can be tailored to their size and budget.

HR Studio offers specialist Human Resources services across various industries. A group of specialists that pride themselves on becoming subject matter experts in your business, the HR Studio team merges seamlessly with your organisation and culture. With people being your business’s most critical asset, HR Studio is committed to ensuring your employees achieve their full potential, work efficiently and most importantly provide value to your business.

HR Studio’s immersive approach ensures support and continuity throughout the employment lifecycle, leaving you to do what you do best and grow your business exponentially.  

We aim to enable SMEs to build exceptional work environments that source and incubate talent to ensure higher productivity, quality results and low employee turnover.