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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2883749/84936
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance/Commercial
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive market related package
Location: Centurion
G4S Region: Africa
Country:South Africa

G4S Business Unit:South Africa - Secure Solutions
Closing Date: March 5, 2017
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice. 

Job Introduction:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S Secure Solutions based in Centurion has an opportunity for a Credit Controller to join the finance team.

Role Responsibility:

Regional compliance with Company Finance Policy and procedures applicable to Accounts Receivable relating to Invoicing, Credit notes and Customer Statements

  • Timeous and accurate processing of contract and sundry invoicing as per billing schedule, approved sales journal and or signed contract schedule or as per upgrade / downgrade / escalation.

  • Correct customer information maintained on financial system.

  • Invoices issued by the 15th of each month for the following period, checked for accuracy and authorized.

  • Submit all invoices/reports as per SOP to Ops. Monthly regional revenue report balance and submitted on time

  • Statements compiled, and delivered together with invoices to customers by not later than the 2nd working day of the month.

  • Timeous and accurate processing of contract and sundry credit notes – as per approval matrix, delivered together with updated statements to customers.


Regional compliance with Company Finance Policy and procedures applicable to Accounts Receivable administration

  • Retention of signed copies of invoices as proof of delivery.

  • Retention of minutes of customer meetings with Operations Manager impacting on Accounts Receivable.

  • Correct allocation of payments on the financial system, processing deposits received as per daily bank statements. Zero reconciling items on bank recon

  • In cooperation with the AR Clerk – National Accounts, identify Regional payments on the National Office daily collection spreadsheet, ensuring correct allocation.


Customer liaison

  • Facilitate the collection of overdue payments, contacting all customers identified in arrears of 30 days on the AR Age Analysis on the 2nd working day of each month to establish and resolve reasons for nonpayment.

  • Transmit / deliver a 7 day letter of demand to all customers in arrears of 60 days, escalated to Head office as per SOP in all instances that positive responses are not received from customers.

  • Maintain zero increase in bad debt provision

  • Reach DSO and Collection targets on monthly basis

The Ideal Candidate:

Matric with Accounting as a subject (Essential)

Minimum 5 year’s experience as Credit Controller in a corporate environment

Fluent in English (written and verbal)

About the Company:

At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. Our employees are the public face of G4S and we recognise and respect the value they add to the business by delivering excellent service day after day.

One of the G4S Group’s core values is to ensure we employ the Best People. We strive to develop our employees’ competence and inspire them to live our values. G4S ensures that we provide our employees with opportunities for growth and development within a dynamic and challenging business environment.      

At G4S South Africa, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organisation.

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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.