Closing Date: 04/ 26/ 2020

Location: Gauteng


Job Description

A vacancy exist for a Debtors Clerk who will be based at our Benoni Bakery. The position will report to the Accountant .The successful incumbent will be responsible for To manage prepaid accounts for Sunbake Benoni and Sunbake Boerstra (PTA). The successful candidate must be willing to work every second weekend, as well as the last weekend of every month.

Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Follow up payments from pre-paid customers on bank statements
  •  Master data maintenance –Adhering to company requirements including workflow to request accounts to be placed on hold
  •  Open new pre-paid accounts, COD, routes and driver accounts upon receipt of approved workflow
  •  Link COD customers to correct routes and drivers
  •  Communicate to relevant staff that the workflow has been actioned and accounts are opened
  •  Prepare outstanding claims to process credits on pricing differences
  •  Sending required PODs to customers
  •  Sending customer statements or detail ledger report
  •  Contra payments made on pre-paid customers to invoices
  •  Allocated Cash payments received timeously
  •  Follow up on cash outstanding/other pre-paid account queries
  •  Follow up on orders in suspense and release once paid
  •  Monitoring account status of pre-paid customers
  •  Handling customer queries
  •  Monitoring Age Analysis of pre-paid customers
  •  Assist Van sheet clerks on driver corrections and adjustments
  •  Management of process to refund pre-paid customers
  •  Irregularities must be reported to the credit controller or FM
  •  Ensure that customers files are updated with all filing as required and easily accessible
  •  Stale sales invoices processed daily
  •  Following up on outstanding POD’s with van sheets and distribution
  •  To assist FM/Accountant with administrative duties on an ad hoc basis

Minimum Requirements

  •  Verbal and written communication
  •  Computer literacy
  •  Report writing
  •  Interpersonal skills
  •  Logical thinking
  •  Analytical thinking ? Decision making
  •  Proactive ? Attention to detail ? Deadline driven
  •  People orientated
  •  Relevant experience on Syspro
  •  Understand the difference between a debit and a credit
  •  3-5 years working experience in credit control


Previous work experience in the FMCG with working exposure and knowledge in the following categories:


– Food Sector ( baking, groceries, beverages)

– Personal Care Category ( soaps, shower gels, tooth paste)

– Home Care Category ( detergents) This is due to the fast paced business we operate in and the volume of work the candidate will be exposed to, thus needing someone who can handle Debtors Clerk role with the background exposure from the above.



We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals


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