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Head of Debtors



GRS - Head Office


Reporting to: 

Chief Financial Officer

An opportunity exists at GRS – Head Office – Isando for Head of Debtors with the following requirements:


To ensure that the Company’s cash flow is maximized through debt collection and all risks in terms of debt management are mitigated or minimal

Qualifications, Experience, Attributes

  • Relevant Financial Degree/Diploma

  • Minimum 5 years experience as Head of Debtors and strong management experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience in Debtors Finance and CGIC

  • Sound knowledge of Financial Practices and legal requirements

  • Minimum 5 years experience within the steel and roofing industry is ideal

  • This includes the purchasing (local & Imports), inventory management, supply chain management, exports and Microsoft Excel Advanced

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Syspro Advanced.

  • Strong negotiating and interpersonal skills and ability to execute on all levels of the organisation

  • Conflict and Employment Relations Management

  • Strong Analytical Skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and work independently

  • Service Excellence to both internal and external customers is non-negotiable

  • Strong Reconciliation skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Critical Thinking and decision making

  • Problem Solving

  • Active Listening Skills

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain department structure sufficient to meet goals and objectives

  • Responsible for full function of credit vetting

  • Measure department performance and deliverables

  • Analysis of performance of existing clients and trends

  • Monitor Credit granting

  • Monthly reports for Management

  • Management of correspondence on legal matters

  • Administration on Capisol System

  • Liaise with CGIC with regards to limit updates and new limits

  • Approve and insert updated CGIC limits and annexures

  • Check and approve rebates and settlement discounts

  • Meet with customers who are experiencing problems on accounts

  • Assist branches on debt related matters

  • Check and approve customer refunds

  • Ensure weekly Age Analysis is sent through to all the Sales Representatives

  • Sign off accounts to be handed over and reported to CGIC

  • Check and sign off CGIC proposed settlements (when necessary)

  • Bank reconciliations of cash sale and debtors and accounts (biweekly)

  • Assist credit controllers with payment allocations at month end

  • Ensure debtors statements are sent out timeously

  • Check and sign off declarations to CGIC

  • Submit monthly Age Analysis to Clinique for CGIC declaration purposes

  • Do cash collection projects for GRS


                  Market Related, commensurate with the Company policy

Closing date

Close of business: 22 February 2023


Please forward a detailed CV to



Please copy/inform your line Manager when applying for any internal vacancy


“Our recruitment process is in line with our employment equity policy”


A short list of qualified candidates will be drawn up within a week after the closing date and these applicants will be contacted for an interview.  If you have not heard from us within 5 days after the closing date, you may assume that your application was not successful.

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