Dec 24, 2019
Debtors’ Clerk Founded in 1896 and set in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Michaelhouse is a leading Anglican Independent senior Boarding School for boys from Grade 8 to Grade 12 We invite suitably experienced candidates to apply for the full-time position of Debtors’ Clerk in our Bursary & Administration department, to begin work in the Second Quarter 2020. MAIN DELIVERABLES: Full accounts receivable process – Collections. Manage the full debtors’ collections process across all debtor categories according to Board and school policies on collections. Maintain full responsibility for all debtor collections Process monthly internal departmental expense allocations for the school (IT, telephone etc.) Process monthly billing and recoveries for staff debtors and sundry debtors accounts including distribution of monthly statements. Perform administration duties ensuring monthly deadlines are adhered to and collection targets are met, preparation of annual audit schedules, filing etc. QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE: Matric with Mathematics and Accounting Any additional relevant qualification/s or certifications A minimum of 3 years prior experience in a similar debtors’ function within a corporate / office / school or other environment is essential Extensive knowledge of debtor process and debt collecting with a proven track record in debtors’ collections Hands on knowledge of Pastel Evolution or similar accounting systems will be advantageous Computer literacy is essential (particularly Outlook, MS Excel, and Word) SKILLS & COMPETENCIES: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels Customer service orientation Excellent interpersonal skills to develop purposeful working relationships with a variety of stakeholders Detail-orientated Deadline-driven, with the ability to work independently and proactively Excellent organisational and administrative skills Proven ability to multi-task, work flexibly, prioritise and plan Commitment to confidentiality; Ability to accurately enter and manage sensitive data and confidential matters IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: This is not a residential position, and accommodation is not provided onsite. This position would be best suited to someone already resident within reasonable travelling distance of Michaelhouse The requisite working hours are 08h00 – 16h30, Monday to Friday Due to the nature of the role it may be a requirement, on occasion, to work after hours Applicants are advised that, should they not have been contacted for an interview by 30 January 2020, their application has been unsuccessful. Only suitably qualified candidates will be considered. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview. Michaelhouse reserves the right not to make an appointment. To apply: email a motivation letter and detailed CV Michaelhouse is committed to transformation and in accordance with our Employment Equity Plan, preference shall be given, but not limited to, candidates from the designated groups.
Michaelhouse Balgowan Full time