Debtors Assistant

Free State Oil, Villiers
VKB Group
Villiers, Free State


Posted 27 July 2021 – Closing Date 04 August 2021

Job Details

Job Description


Free State Oil (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of VKB Agriculture (Pty) Ltd, a dynamic role player in the edible oil industry, situated in Villiers in the Eastern Free State. We offer you the opportunity to establish yourself within a professional, corporate environment in the countryside.

Job description

Responsible to manage and control the debtor’s book for Free State Oil.


  • Grade 12 with accountancy
  • Three years’ experience in handling of debtors
  • Diploma or degree in Credit Management will be advantageous
  • Proven credit control record
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and write (English and Afrikaans)
  • Ability to function independently within a team context and to accept responsibility
  • Good computer skills and the ability to work with MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel (intermediate level)
  • Attention to detail and deadline driven
  • Sound decision making and ability to work in a pressurized environment
  • Appointment subject to a clear criminal background check
  • Constantly adding value to the current function of the job

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Following up on Sales Orders that are not yet approved on a daily basis
  • Revision of loading documents on a daily basis
  • Update loading sheets
  • Ensure that all loads have been invoiced on a daily basis
  • Post Customer Invoices and Credit Notes on VKB’s internal system according to policy and procedure
  • Post Credit Notes on internal system
  • Send out loading documents, Customer Invoices and Credit Notes to customers on a daily basis
  • Send out Customer Statements on a weekly basis
  • Follow-up on overdue/ outstanding amounts from customers
  • Report overdue amounts or when credit limits were exceeded to credit manager
  • Ensure that all documents are saved on internal systems (Sharepoint/ File Director)
  • Ensure availability of all documents for audit purposes

Skills Required

  • Accurate
  • Analytical
  • Able to manage conflict
  • Be able to work under pressure

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