City Varsity: Debtors Clerk

Company City Varsity – Cape Town City
Reference # REQ275
Published 21/10/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA and Central Technical College. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum.
Job Functions Academic,Accounting,Finance
Industries Academic,Education
Specification
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

•Achieves financial objectives
•Maintains professional and technical knowledge
•Provides reports
•Maintains rapport with stakeholders, including but not limited regulatory bodies
•Prepares reports
•Solves problems
•Maintains professional knowledge
•Contributes to the team effort
•Maintains quality service

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

•Mails form letters to customers to encourage payment of delinquent accounts.
•Confers with customer by telephone in attempt to determine reason for overdue payment, reviewing terms of sales, service, or credit contract with customer.
•Notifies credit department if customer fails to respond.
•Contacts delinquent account customers in person.
•Records information about financial status of customer and status of collection efforts.
•Orders repossession or service disconnection, or turns over account to attorney.
•Sorts and files correspondence.
•Grants extensions of payment arrangement.
•Traces customer.
•Liaison with query assistant

Should you not receive any feedback in 6 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Educor will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals, suitably qualified in line with the inherent requirements of the job advertised.

Requirements
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• Matric qualification
• A finance related qualification (Accounts/Bookkeeping) would be an added advantage
• 1-2 years relevant experience in a similar role is a must
• Proficient in MS Word and Excel
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Honest and reliable individual

COMPETENCIES OF THE JOB:

• Customer service orientated
• Problem solving
• Communication skills
• Relationship building
• Confident

Job Closing Date 29/10/2020

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