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Debtors Clerk

at Key Recruitment
Published October 23, 2023
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Category Finance  
Job Type Full-Time  



One of our clients based in the Waterfront, is looking for a Debtors Clerk to join their team, they have been in the Travel Industry for many years.

A Debtors Clerk plays a crucial role in the financial health of an organization by managing accounts receivable and ensuring that outstanding invoices are collected in a timely and efficient manner. This position requires a detail-oriented individual with strong analytical and communication skills to maintain accurate financial records and support the overall financial stability of the company.


• Senior Certificate / Grade 12 (Associate's degree in finance or related field is a plus).

• Proven experience as a Debtors Clerk or in a similar role.

Knowledge And Skills:

• Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices.

• Proficiency in using financial software and spreadsheet applications (e.g., Google Sheets, Microsoft Excel).

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

• Detail-oriented with a strong focus on accuracy.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to handle difficult situations with professionalism.

• Knowledge of relevant regulations and compliance related to debt collection.


Invoice Management:

○ Generate and distribute invoices to customers in a timely and accurate manner.

○ Verify invoice details, such as billing address, terms, and payment instructions.

Debt Collection:

○ Contact customers to follow up on overdue payments and resolve outstanding issues.

○ Maintain a professional and customer-centric approach while collecting payments.

Payment Posting:

○ Record payments received from customers and allocate them to the appropriate accounts.

○ Reconcile payments and resolve discrepancies with the accounting department.

○ Identify and report accounts with delinquent balances.