An international seed company based in Lanseria, Gauteng, is expanding its business operations and seeks to appoint energetic, professional and efficient Credit Controller within the Financial Department. Providing a high level of accuracy and able to work under pressure, key responsibilities will include:

  • Effective liaison with internal and external customers, ensuring maximum collection while maintaining good relations, either telephonically or by visits to customers
  • Effective credit control of relevant debtor’s portfolio
  • Timeous processing of all documentation and information
  • Ensure overdues and bad debts are within target set
  • Ensure central accounts are reconciled monthly
  • Pro-actively follow up on internal and external credit balances, returns and any other account queries to avoid non/late payments by customers within a specified time frame
  • Respond promptly and completely to both customers and internal queries
  • Any other adhoc duties

Specific Requirements

  • Grade 12, with passes in English and Mathematics
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a credit controller position
  • Experience in FMCG industry is essential
  • Experience with chain store rebates and processing thereof, is essential
  • Computer literate – Excel and use of an ERP system
  • Able to work independently and use own initiative
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are essential
  • Bilingual
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working in an organised and methodical manner
  • Team player and able to multi-task
  • Pro-active, dynamic and energetic
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • South African citizen with a valid driver’s license. Must have own transport
  • Clear ITC, credit and criminal record

Should you meet the requirements, please send your CV to monique.harris@sakata.eu

Closing date for applications is 27 October 2017.

Should you not have heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.