Growthpoint Properties: Credit Controller

Company Growthpoint Properties
Reference # CDT19 – Credit Controller
Published 26/04/2021
Contract Type Contract
6 Months
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Growthpoint provides space to thrive with innovative and sustainable property solutions. We are an international property company with assets on three continents and the largest South African primary REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) listed on the JSE. We own and manage a diversified portfolio of over 550 property assets, locally and internationally.

Growthpoint is a FTSE/JSE Top 40 Index company, a constituent of the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Emerging Index and is in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index and FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index.

Job Functions Accounting,Banking,Data Analysis,Data Capturing,Data Management,Finance
Industries Facilities & Property Management,Property Development
Job purpose
To manage the debtors accounts and ensure that all bills are paid on time.

Duties and responsibilities
• Collection of all outstanding debts by phoning and, where necessary, sending letters of demands to debtors.
• Ensuring that clients billing and utilities queries are addresses timeously.
• Managing the administration on a group of receivable books
• Reconciliation of debtors accounts
• Ensuring that credit notes are passed timeously
• Once receipted, allocating any unallocated payments to debtor’s accounts
• Preparation of monthly payment query reports on overdue accounts
• Monthly submission of arrears and legal reports
• Dealing with attorneys, where required, to collect outstanding debts
• Acting, when necessary, as a back-up credit controller to other business units if another controller is sick and/or on leave

Experience & Qualifications
• At least 5 years of credit control experience
• Minimum Matric
• Credit management qualification (preferable)
• Knowledge of debtors and collection management in property

Personal Attributes
• Service orientated
• Proactive
• Highly organised
• Team player
• Highly assertive
• Ability to deal with pressure and meet deadlines
• Good interpersonal skills

Competencies and Skills
• Must be computer literate with a sound knowledge and experience of the Microsoft package
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational abilities, accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong numeracy skills and understanding of accounting principles
• Must be analytical with good negotiation skills

Job Closing Date 03/05/2021