Debtors Controller

at Masa
Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 15, 2020
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


    • Working on Pastel Partner
    • Ensure the timeous collection of the debtors book in order to optimise cash flow
    • Full function of debtors account management, capturing of invoices.
    • Minise risk and reduce outstanding debtors book to and acceptable level.
    • To ensure the company policies and procedures are adhered to in respect of handling Debtors.
    • To timeously alert management to potential collection problems.
    • Engage with debtors on a professional manner.
    • Follow up on all debtors enquires received.
    • Resolving daily debtors queries and ensuring resoltion register is maintained.daily
    • Posting and clearing of bank accounts.
    • Keep track of all debtors issues.month end preparation and posting of invoicing.
    • Preparation and distribution of debtors statements.
    • Maintaining debtors file and supporting documents.
    • Weekly/monthly reporting on management on outstanding debtors financial
    • Ensure debtor collection are in line with agreed budget process i.e time frames.
    • Supply input to the annual budget process and highlight monthly fluctuations timeously to independently plan, conduct and finalise debt management investigations.
    • Finalise allocated debt cases within the targeted turnaround time.
    • Create new client accounts on pastel
    • Create and send proforma invoices for direct clients.
    • Create and send credit notes when required.
    • Create cancelation invoices and process/ create refund process.
    • Capture debit order payments into pastel.
    • Send statements and non payment letters electronically to clients on time.
    • Escalating debtors that fail to pay on time to the legal manager for action.
    • Maintains effective working relationship with debtors.
    • Compile and maintain accurate customer record keeping through organised filing system.


    • Matric and accounting qualification
    • Experience in paying high volumes of cash transactions as well as debit order management
    • Pastel Payroll
    • Strong personality
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Team player
    • Ability to problem solve independently
    • Ability to constantly follow up on outstanding issues
    • Excellent organisational and multitasking abilities
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