Recons and Collections Administrator

Durban – KwaZulu Natal

Join the Durban team of a cutting-edge UK-based Tech Group seeking a Recons and Collections Administrator to ensure the company’s cash flow is maximized through efficient and effective debt collection and reconciliation.  The successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification in accounting, bookkeeping and/or finance and 3 years’ experience in an accounting/financial/debtors and creditors role.
  • Reconciliation of multi-currency merchant accounts to system. Large book value.
  • Performing effective debt collection by following processes implemented by the organisation.
  • Address irregularities identified on third-party reconciliation and invoicing.  
  • Maintain accurate records of all debtor and creditor accounts.
  • Pursue collection of outstanding amounts and provide regular reports.
  • Compile weekly cashflow statements and financial reports as required by Financial Accountants.
  • Daily analysis of payment processing activity and perform risk assessments through internal control procedures.
  • Minimize losses on foreign exchange and implement cost-saving measures.
  • Ensure no critical business processes are compromised.
  • Ensure third party payment provider requirements are being met.
  • Ensure card schemes’ rules and limitations are adhered to.
  • Ensure a key finger on the pulse in terms of Business cashflow and timeous alerting to stakeholders in any delay in collections and cashflow impediments.
  • Tertiary qualification in accounting, bookkeeping and/or finance.
  • 3 years’ experience in an accounting/financial/debtors and creditors role.
Computer Skills:
  • Microsoft Office – Excel – Intermediate: Vlookups, Pivot Tables, Sumifs, Gmail & Google Drive
  • Vision orientated and purposeful individual.
  • Articulate and great communicator.
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Great attitude and interpersonal skills.
  • People orientated; team player Service delivery orientated.
  • Takes pride in his / her output.
  • High Accountability.
  • Meticulous.