Credit Controller - 4 Months Fixed Term Contract - AVI, Johannesburg

  • Johannesburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Finance
  • Posted by AVI on Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • Reference: 190912-3
  • Apply before Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10 Days left
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Employer: AVI

A four (4) months Fixed Term Contract role has become available and will report directly to the Credit Manager on a national level. Your persistence and detail orientated nature coupled with no less than two years’ credit control experience in a similar function are essential for success in this demanding role. Preference will be given to candidates with SAP knowledge, experience in the FMCG environment and knowledge of equipment contracts.
- Please note that this job may expire at any time, for operational reasons. Advert closing dates may vary from those published on job boards and third party sites. Please double-check the closing date before applying

Ciro Full Service Beverage Co. is the leading retail and food services supplier of premium ground coffee and beverage solutions to the out of home consumption market, and as such seeks top caliber skills in this particular niche market.

Manage debtors’ portfolio for Inland region ±250 accounts
Basic credit vetting knowledge
Assist in reviewing and completing credit applications forms
Record and ensure accurate allocation of all payments received for debtors’ book
Conduct monthly reconciliations of debtors’ ledger accounts
Maintain and update reason codes daily
Ensure monthly cash, DSO (daily sales outstanding) and debtor targets are met
Reporting on Age Analysis and overdues monthly and upon request
Effectively and accurately administer and control all master records
Maintain regular contact with clients’ to ensure proper management of accounts and in compliance with standard policies and regulations
Evaluate the credit status of clients and review the credit limits and increase the credit levels for debtors’ as authorized
Releasing of orders on credit block
Oversee the forwarding of statements to clients to keep them updated on account activities
Reprinting of invoices and credit notes to the customers when required
Manage internal issues and make recommendations regarding past due accounts
Informing the business of delinquent accounts
Initiate legal process for recovery against debtors in the event of halted payment
Administer handovers and claims relating to bad debts for attorneys and collection agency
Propose irrecoverable debts to be written off
Attend to and follow up on outstanding claims, past due debtors and queries
Any other ad-hoc debtor related queries if required

Deciding and initiating action
Working with people
Persuading and influencing
Adhering to principles and values
Planning and organising
Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
Following instructions and procedures
Coping with pressures and setbacks

2 years' credit control experience
SAP knowledge essential

Grade 12/Matric essential
Credit Management qualification be advantageous or a relevant qualification (Financial Accounting/Financial Management, etc.)

Basic computer literacy (Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel etc.)
Exposure to financial systems (Accounts Receivable)

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About AVI

AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands. Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Food Products sector, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands. Our single-minded purpose is our brands growth and development. Our brands span a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, out-of-home ranges, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

AVI’s brands have grown into great South African favourites including: Five Roses, Freshpak, House of Coffees, Frisco, Koffiehuis and Ellis Brown in the Beverages category; Bakers, Pyotts, Willards and Provita in the Biscuits and Snacks category; I&J in the Frozen Foods category; as well as Ciro, Lavazza and Douwe Egberts Cafitesse for the Out Of Home market. Our beauty and personal care brands include Yardley, Lentheric and Coty Great international and local Fashion Brands in the AVI stable include Spitz, Carvela, Kurt Geiger, Lacoste, Gant and Green Cross Shoes. We have a well-developed shared services structure spanning: International, IT, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Procurement and Field Marketing that allows us to take advantage of our scale. 

AVI’s brands are a household name in South Africa and growing every day.