Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company - Durban
Commencement: ASAP

Goscor Careers

Open Position

Goscor Careers

Open Position

Debtors Controller

January 24, 2024 | by digital@lkda.co.za

Location: Goscor Lift Truck Company - Durban
Commencement: ASAP

Job Role:
The successful candidate will be responsible for collections of cash and credit accounts, invoices, remittances, and handling of debtor’s queries.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage debt collection on assigned portfolio of accounts.
  • Reconcile accounts and obtain remittance advices of daily payments as received from debtors, to facilitate and ensure the accurate processing thereof.
  • Issuing of statements to clients using established guidelines, deadlines, procedures and process driven methodology monthly and periodically as requested.
  • Agree payment plans with customers and ensure that they are adhered to through effective follow-up.
  • Resolution of queries to facilitate payments from customers.
  • Prioritize and manage a challenging workload whilst maintaining a high level of customer service and satisfaction.
  • Liaison and communication with internal departments as required in order to maintain an accurate position on customer accounts.
  • Ensure that all prepared communications are accurately recorded/documented in a timely manner.
  • Preparing weekly progress reports on the credit control/ telephone collection follow-ups.
  • Assisting other credit controllers (team relief during leave periods).
  • Assist in ad-hoc duties from time to time as required.

Tasks

  • Maintain routine and accurate bookkeeping.
  • Keep records of payments made by customers.
  • Determine which accounts are overdue.
  • Contact default debtors by telephone and/or email to recover debts as soon as they become due for payment.
  • Make follow-up calls towards payment promises and resolve account queries effectively.
  • In non-payment cases, make the decision to ‘hand over’ for legal action, after all possible effort to recover the outstanding debt had been made, as the litigation route is expensive.

Qualifications and Level of Experience Required:

  • Minimum Matric/Grade 12 accounting required.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles.
  • 3-5 years practical debtors experience with a Credit Management Certificate preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft MS Word, Excel.
  • Knowledge of Autoline is advantageous.

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