Reference: 5273 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert

Job Description:

  • The purpose of this role is to effectively manage the credit risk and accounts receivable assets and ensure that all accounts are managed within the Account Receivable Policy.
  • Debtors account management
    • Ensure that customers are invoiced when invoicing becomes due. (delivered not invoiced)
    • Ensure that credit notes are supported by appropriate documentation and signed off according to the policy.
    • Ensure that the maintenance of all accounts are up to date ito matching, reconciliations and query resolution.
  • Masterfile maintenance
    • Ensure that NAV and Dipar masterdata is in sync.
    • Ensure that the insurance limits are in sync with the Group Risk Department approvals.
    • Ensure that customer masterdata is up to date and agrees to the sales contracts.
  • Credit risk management
    • Monitor, manage and report overtrading and overdues
    • Ensure that appropriate controls are in place to prevent unauthorized overtrading.
    • Institute appropriate action to recover overdue accounts.
    • Manage the credit application and insurance application process.
    • Ensure that insurance limits not needed are cancelled to prevent unnecessary credit insurance costs.
  • Month-end process
    • Ensure all debtors related ledger reconciliations are performed.
    • Ensure that Dipar to NAV sales are in sync at all times on a currency and rand level.
    • Prepare monthly debtors reporting.
    • Ensure that all InterCo debtors are confirmed and reconciling items are resolved.
  • Processes and controls documented
    • Ensure all processes within department are documented and changes are updated in the documents
    • Review processes and controls to identify control weaknesses, simplification and efficiency improvements.
  • People management
    • Manage the accounts receivable staff of CSSA, CSCE and the rest of the Fruit Division until the Shared Service Structure is filled.
    • Assist with the transition of the staff from the current structures to the Shared Service structure.
    • Agree Roles & Responsibilities at the beginning of the year with each member of the team, including objectives that should be reached each year for development purposes
    • Informal coaching of staff to develop their softer skills to ensure a successful partnership between finance and commercial

Qualifications:

  • Financial Degree or Diploma
  • Minimum 5 year experience in Accounts Receivable Management
  • Thorough understanding of leadership skills, coaching methods, people management.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong planning and organising skills.
  • Strong persuasive, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough understanding of what a successful AR function looks like.

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za