Debtors Clerk: Distance Learning Permanent

22016-hr/20/mm/03 Academic 31 Jan 2020
Curro KwaZulu-Natal
Market related
Detail Information
Job Summary
Embury Institute for Higher Education has a position available for a Debtors Clerk: Distance Learning
Job Description
Key Skills / Requirements

Roles and responsibilities

  • Communication with customers (students, corporate clients) and other stakeholders within the organisation
  • Capturing and verification of accounts receivable
  • Preparation and processing of invoices and student statements
  • Reconciliation of accounts receivable ledger
  • Debt collection from overdue customers (students, third party institutions) including directly contacting customers with outstanding accounts and maintenance of all correspondence.
  • Generate relevant reports on accounts receivable and overdue accounts for review by management


Job requirements

  • 2-3 years working experience as a debtors clerk, inclusive of debt collection
  • solid understanding of basic accounting principles
  • high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • experience in operating spreadsheets and use of accounting software

Required skills and behaviours

  • 2-3 years working experience as a debtors clerk, inclusive of debt collection
  • capable of handling work pressure and meeting deadlines
  • accurate and meticulous
  • committed to producing quality work.
  • proven ability to identify issues and initiate corrective action
  • problem solving skills
  • ability to work well under pressure and within a team
  • ability to communicate effectively
  • ability to cope with change
  • comprehensive understanding of MS Excel