Accounts Receivable Manager (REF: KK237) (Market Related Salary) – Bellville, Western Cape

Job Overview

The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively managing the credit risk and accounts receivable assets of the Division and ensuring that all accounts are managed within the Account Receivable Policy.


Debtors Account Management:

Ensuring that customers are invoiced when invoicing becomes due

Ensuring that credit notes are supported by appropriate documentation and signed off according to the policy

Ensuring that the maintenance of all accounts is up to date in terms of matching, reconciliations and query resolution

Masterfile maintenance:

Ensuring that NAV and Dipar masterdata is in sync

Ensuring that the insurance limits are in sync with the Group Risk Department approvals

Ensuring that customer masterdata is up to date and agrees to the sales contracts

Credit risk management:

Monitoring, managing and reporting overtrading and overdues

Ensuring that appropriate controls are in place to prevent unauthorized overtrading

Instituting appropriate action to recover overdue accounts

Managing the credit application and insurance application process

Ensuring that insurance limits not needed are cancelled to prevent unnecessary credit insurance costs

Month-end process:

Ensuring all debtors related ledger reconciliations are performed

Ensuring that Dipar to NAV sales are in sync at all times ona currency and rand level

Preparing monthly debtors reporting

Ensuring that all Intercompany debtors are confirmed and reconciling items are resolved

Processes and controls documented:

Ensuring all processes within the department are documented and changes are updated in the documents

Reviewing processes and controls to identify control weaknesses, simplification and efficiency improvements

People management:

Managing the accounts receivable team

Assisting with the transition of the staff to the Shared Service structure

Agreeing 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


Financial Degree or Diploma

Minimum 5 year experience in Accounts Receivable Management

Experience in Fruit Export or FMCG will be advantageous

Exposure to Europe, Middle East and South East Asia markets regarding Invoicing will be advantageous


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

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Job Detail
  • Salary RangeMarket Related
  • Experience5 Years
  • QualificationDiploma
  • AA/EENo