Credit Controller

Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape 6 May

Sovereign Foods

  • Description


    Sovereign Foods, a national supplier of top quality locally produced chicken products to the SA market via various brands, is seeking to employ a Credit Controller for its operations in Uitenhage.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified and skilled candidates for this position at the Finance Division. The incumbent of this position is responsible for controlling and managing customer accounts through collections, resolving queries and building good customer relations.

    A minimum of a 3-year Diploma in Accounting or a similar post-matric qualification in the financial environment, 3 to 5 year’s Credit Control experience, good computer literacy and Excel at an intermediate level is required. Experience in working with Syspro will be beneficial.

    Results Required:

    • Build & maintain excellent customer relationships
    • Collection of Book Debt within the agreed Trading and Credit Terms, per customer
    • Conduct daily processing of approved claims and credits, discounts, rebates and journals
    • Conduct accurate, daily allocation of payments and discounts
    • Process new customer applications
    • Maintain account information (master data)
    • Drive query and dispute resolution with Customers, Sales- & Warehouse teams
    • Manage age analysis to within agreed terms
    • Process customer-related documentation
    • Reporting as directed.
    • Prepare & distribute collection forecast
    • Compliance with applicable legislation and internal procedures

    Critical Skills:

    • Sound knowledge of Accounts Receivable
    • Customer Service orientation
    • Building relationships
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Professional appearance and demeanor
    • Deadline driven
    • Accuracy

    As Sovereign Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer, preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

    Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID.

    Incomplete applications & applications not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered. Closing date for applications: 10 May 2019.

    If you have not heard from us after 21 days, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.


  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 3
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EB
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Credit Controller

  • Recruiter

    Sovereign Foods

  • Province

    Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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