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Credit Controller

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Mid
Job policy:Employment Equity position
Company:Independent Newspapers Pty (ltd)

Job description

Independent Newspapers Shared Services Centre has a vacancy for a Creditor Controller who will be responsible for the full credit control function of the Group.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for:
  • Take ownership of debtor account allocated to you;
  • Continuously review customer account credit limits against pre-set credit control parameters;
  • Identify breaches in parameters and highlight to senior where you are not able to resolve independently;
  • Keep track of all outstanding sales invoices of each of your debtor accounts and actively follow up on accounts that could potentially start to age;   
  • Identify customer receipts from the daily bank statements and accurately process the amount to the correct debtors account;
  • Good communication with the cash management team where applicable;
  • Ensure that all your invoices are created and where necessary send to your customers;
  • Regular reconciliations of your debtor accounts to ensure all sales invoices; payments, and credit notes have been processed.
  • Proactively resolve client queries
  • Facilitate swift recovery of outstanding amounts due to the organisation.
  • Service internal stakeholders; with a strong focus on problem solving with a positive outlook on growing the business whilst maintaining the core responsibility of credit control;
  • Routine reporting to financial senior on recoveries; outstanding customer balances; sales reporting; analytics etc. 
  • Adhere to all company and departmental policies and procedures;
  • Ad hoc tasks and projects.


The applicant should meet the following criteria:
  • Must have grade 12 certificate
  • National Diploma in Finance
  • Must have at least two years credit control experience within a finance environment.
  • Must be Computer literate

  • The ability to cope with the constant pressure of strict deadlines 
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Planning and organisational skills 
  • People orientated and proactive
  • Team player

Posted on 06 Sep 13:59

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