Our client in the Financial Services Sector is looking for a Debtors Clerk to join their fast-paced and dynamic team. Excel advanced experience is essential. The suitable candidate must be able to start immediately
Duties & Responsibilities
Key Purpose: To take responsibility for the timely and accurate allocation of payments and follow up on outstanding amounts to ensure maximum debt recovery.
Sending invoices for payment to the scheme and companies
Following up on outstanding debt with scheme and companies
Accurate and timely receipting of payments received in bank on system
Timely follow up on unallocated payments received in the bank.
Following up on outstanding debt for the company.
Perform monthly debtor’s reconciliations
Timely follow up on and escalation of unpaid amounts
Achievement of department metrics as set out and agreed
Resolve customer/client queries
Adhoc assistance to finance manager
Adhere to all company SOP’s
Attending meetings / team builds/training onsite/offsite from time to time
Desired Experience & Qualification
Customer Focus-Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
Integrity and Trust-can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner
Compassion- Is available and ready to help
Action Orientated- is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging
Planning- sets objectives and goals
Learning on the fly- learns quickly when facing new problems
2+ years debtors control experience in the Financial Services/ Insurance sector
N. Diploma / Bachelor's Degree Accounting (non negotiable)
Good understanding of reworking of claims to schemes.
Skills and Abilities
Strong Administrative skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of the debtors function
Structured and organised
Self-reliant and flexible