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Senior Debtors Clerk (JHB)

Johannesburg – Gauteng

A dynamic Joburg Brand Specialist seeks a highly meticulous & self-driven Senior Debtors Clerk with strong financial acumen to join its team. Your core role will be to prepare Debtors statements, pass journals, allocate receipts on the ERP/Accounting package while following up with Debtors on outstanding accounts. The successful candidate must possess a suitable Accounting/Bookkeeping tertiary qualification with 5 years’ experience as a Debtors Clerk with strong Word and Excel. The ability to communicate in several SA languages will prove hugely beneficial.
You will work closely with the Debtor’s Clerk and the Debtor’s Controller to –
  • Prepare Debtors statements.
  • Pass Debtors journals.
  • Allocate Debtors receipts on our ERP/Accounting package.
  • Liaise with Debtors and follow up on outstanding accounts.
  • Maintain the Debtor’s ledger and debtors age analysis.
  • Field Debtor queries/complaints.
  • Load new Debtors on to the ERP/Accounting package.
  • Prepare various Debtors reports in Excel.
  • Relevant tertiary Accounting / Bookkeeping qualification.
  • 5 Years’ experience as a Debtor’s Clerk.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
  • Ability to communicate in multiple South African languages will be an advantage.
  • You are customer focused relationship builder, naturally grounded, calm, resilient and thrive under pressure.
  • Your superpower is your ability to handle difficult and emotionally charged client interactions and help find solutions where there is disagreement.
  • Hold yourself and others accountable.
  • You think outside the box, a problem solver and solution finder, proactive, use initiative to develop and improve existing processes.
  • You are resilient, gets things done in a fast-paced environment, adaptable to change.
  • Superb interpersonal and communication skills (both verbally and written).
  • Has excellent analytical skills together with a passion for accuracy and attention to detail.
  • By nature, is continuously looking to make improvements to how things are done.
  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment.