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BEE Position:
Johannesburg North, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Debtors Accountant

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Responsible for accurate and timeous reporting in the financial accounting and supporting systems.


  • All Cashbooks must be kept up to date daily for all respective companies.
  • Follow up queries with banks for unexplained amounts on bank statements.
  • Differences must be resolved before the end of the following working day.
  • All cashbook reconciliations must be submitted to manager each and every Friday
  • Reconciliation includes balancing Cashbook to TB & Bank Statements
  • Month end Cashbook reconciliation must be done and reconciled     
  • Electronic Banking - Where necessary compile and load payments, co-authorize and print EFT batches.                                                                                   
  • Assist with any other Cashbook related tasks.                                                                                             


  • Receive debtor receipt batches to capture in relevant company on a daily basis.
  • Import/Receipt monthly batches before month end.
  • Capture staff and rep purchase payments.
  • Follow up Daily on unknown Receipting.


  • Monthly reconciliations on GL Control accounts for all companies. This will be distributed and allocated by Manager.
  • Monthly reconciliation of Intercompany loan accounts.
  • Any other reconciliation allocated by Manager.         


Skills Required

Minimum requirements of the role include:

  • BCom degree, CIMA preferred
  • Very good working knowledge with variance and margin analysis, related reports and MIS
  • Solid knowledge and experience of bank recons, debtors, cash book
  • Reconciliation of debtor control account & individual customer account between different systems (global & individual)
  • Ability to describe complex issues in a simple way and easy to understand
  • Build complex excel models and spreadsheets to analyse company performance
  • Accpac experience advantageous
  • Collection of customer payments via debit order system


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