Vacancy: Credit Controller - Nelspruit

Credit Controller

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 04 May 2022 @ 17h00 

Credit Controller Role Description

Reporting to the Regional Credit Manager, the successful candidates will be based in Nelspruit and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities


  •  Project a presentable and friendly image to clients with a professional telephone manner
  • Carry out full function of credit control
  • Ensure that all queries relating to requests for proof of delivery, goods returned, rebates or claims will be resolved within a reasonable timeframe
  • Supervision of other admin staff
  • Oversee accounts payable job function
  • Oversee reception job function
  • Assist with all branch HR related matters and control of staff files kept at the branch
  • Control of petty cash
  • Carry out annual archiving according to company policy
  • Liaise with warehouse staff as well as sales staff on issues related to debtors' control.
  • Liaise with sales staff, regarding status of account and discuss overdue amounts, which are not resolved and find a solution to prevent aging of accounts
  • Accept responsibility for the performance and duties as laid down by company policy
  • Monthly debtor’s reconciliations
  • Daily telephonic collections and recording of such action on system
  • Daily action of outstanding queries
  • Monthly Cash flow / banking forecasting
  • Processing daily receipt and ageing debtor’s accounts correctly and assisting cash book clerks to resolve queries
  • Daily assistance to other departments such as sales and procurement
  • Maintaining debtors ageing according to terms and credit limits
  • Reporting default of payment to Regional Financial Manager
  • Meet monthly collection targets and reduce number of day’s sales outstanding
  • Minimize credit risks
  • Maintain credit insurance limits with Credit Guarantee
  • Submit new applications for credit terms and insured limits online with Credit Guarantee
  • Submit new applications online with LCM Credit Risk for credit assessments
  • Attend debtors meetings and report on ageing
  • Issue final demands
  • Attend to claims submitted online with Credit Guarantee
  • Attend to monthly statements and close-off procedure
  • Assisting with the overall administrative functions in the branch as and when required

Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric is essential and a tertiary qualification will be an advantage
  • Minimum of (5) years relevant experience in credit control
  • Own transport and valid driver’s license
  • Vaccination Certificate Required
  • Strong reconciliation skills
  • Ensure client satisfaction
  • Excellent administration skills required
  • Ability to carry out instructions
  • Ability to sense unnecessary credit risks and escalate problems to management
  • Ability to work and perform without direct supervision
  • Good time management and well organized i.e., deadline-driven, able to plan and prioritize a high workload
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Service quality orientated
  • Customer focused
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment
  • Excellent communication, writing and people skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile and succeed
  • Technology driven 
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers) 
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself) 
  • Motivation (ability to motivate others) 
  • Negotiation (in a spirit of co-operation with the aim of an amicable outcome) 
  • Tact (courteous, diplomatic, respectful manner) 
  • Excellence orientation (set and achieve high standards & ongoing improvement) 
  • Feedback (provide positive, helpful & productive feedback)
  • Liaison (establish effective personal contact/channel for Communication between parties) 
  • Written and verbal communication (convey information through written / verbal instruction) 
  • Decisiveness (ability to make decisions, render judgment, take action & apply corrective measures) 
  • Evaluating (ask questions, analyze, give attention to, and attend to detail) 

Personal Attributes


  • Mature and outgoing individual
  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • Well organized individual
  • High attention to detail
  • Positive individual
  • High level of energy
  • Self-driven and willing to go the extra mile
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Analytical thinker
  • Problem Solve

All applications in the form of a detailed CV must be forwarded to:

Talia Marr
+27 (11) 265 3277
[email protected]

By sending your CV to apply for the position, you give your consent for the information to be processed and you also acknowledge and understand the purpose for which your personal information is required and will be used for. 

The Company is under no obligation to fill this position and should you not have had any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful.