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Debtors Team Leader (KK532)

Debtors Team Leader

REF: KK532

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Cape Town International Airport, Western Cape

Our client, a leader in their field, is looking for a Debtors Team Leader to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and maintaining debtor accounts, collecting all overdue monies on the debtor’s book and resolving any remaining outstanding amounts, minimizing bad debt, and maintaining productive business relationships with customers.

The Team Leader will be responsible for managing a team of credit controllers and reporting to the Accounts Receivable Manager.


Ensuring all Credit Controllers perform credit applications: collating information to enable final assessment of credit applications

Ensuring debtor reviews / increased limits: collating information to enable reviews

Maintaining debtor accounts on the ERP system

Sending out monthly statements to customers, ensuring that customers email addresses are kept updated

Ensure collections: collecting overdue debts according to our credit policy.

Effectively deal with accounts queries and reconciliations

Preparing debtor reports for all stakeholders

Performing credit control activities.

Ensuring adherence to policies and procedures by all team members

Working team lead for 5-6 credit controllers engaged in account follow-up to ensure timely and effective processing and collection of payments

Assigning work to team members. Training team members. Recommending and helping formulate policies and procedures to improve follow-up operations

Spot checking credit controllers work to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and uniformity

Proactively identifying trends and making recommendations for change to Accounts Receivables Manager

Exercising judgment to make decisions for select methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

Reporting to manager any non-compliance with staff

Assisting internal and external auditors with Debtors related enquiries

Ensuring the ERP system is kept update with requirements in customer maintenance.


Tertiary qualification in accounting or related field (preferred)

At least 5 years of experience in credit control

Preferably experience in leading a small team of credit controllers

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