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Remote Debtors Controller for UK Executive Search Firm (Ref: 104)

Contract, Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Cape Town, South Africa (Remote)

Job Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Debtors Controller to join our finance team and support our operations from Cape Town, South Africa. The ideal candidate will have a background in a company that serves large corporate clients, with a proven track record in managing client relationships while effectively collecting fees. Additionally, this role will involve handling invoicing, making knowledge of accounting systems such as Xero or Sage essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the debtors control function for our UK executive search firm, ensuring timely and accurate collection of fees from corporate clients.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, balancing the need for payment collection with excellent customer service.
  • Work closely with the finance team to ensure all financial processes are followed and that all payments are recorded accurately.
  • Monitor and manage overdue accounts, following up with clients via phone and email to negotiate payment schedules and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Provide regular reports on the status of accounts receivable, including aging reports and cash flow forecasts.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end financial closings, ensuring all receivables are accurately accounted for.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant legislation and best practices in credit control and debt collection.
  • Handle the invoicing process, ensuring accurate and timely issuance of invoices to clients.


  • Relevant Financial Certificate, Diploma or Degree
  • Proven experience in a credit control role, preferably within a company that serves large corporate clients.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate fluently in English and possess a neutral accent.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage client relationships effectively.
  • Proficient in using financial software, including Xero or Sage, and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a remote team.
  • A home office setup conducive to remote working.

Working Conditions:

This is a remote position, allowing you to work from your home office in Cape Town, South Africa.
(Please only apply if you currently reside in the greater Cape Town area).

How to Apply:

If you meet the above qualifications and are excited about the opportunity to work remotely as a Debtors Controller for a UK executive search firm, please send your CV and a brief cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

Please contact Ronell via the form below or call her on 021 5511337

Job Features

Job CategoryAdmin, Credit Controller, Credit Specialist, Financial

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