Location: Durban North

Our manufacturing client is looking for a Credit Controller to join their finance team.




  • Establish and nurture relationships with customers to facilitate debt collection.
  • Receive and process debtor payments on a daily basis.
  • Manage credit notes for daily transactions, including discounts and rebates.
  • Handle customer claims such as damages and pricing discrepancies.
  • Monitor debtor balances to reduce DSO (Daily Sales Outstanding).
  • Ensure adherence to credit and collection policies and procedures.
  • Prepare statements and reports for the company accountant.
  • Dispatch statements and copy invoices to customers at month-end.
  • Address and resolve queries appearing on customer accounts promptly.
  • Respond to client inquiries and resolve queries in a timely manner.
  • Prepare monthly customer reconciliations.
  • Familiarity with customer trading terms and processing related transactions.
  • Assess new credit requests and compile necessary documents for credit limit approvals.
  • Maintain credit limits in accordance with policy requirements.
  • Conduct A/R analysis by customer and perform accruals/provisions as needed.
  • Undertake any ad hoc duties as required.
  • Manage debt recovery, including the potential for legal action and service delivery cessation.




  • Available immediately and willing to work a contract position.
  • Minimum Matric qualification with a focus on accountancy; a post-matric qualification in Finance is advantageous.
  • Customer service orientation.
  • Effective communication skills across all levels.
  • Ability to persevere and meet stringent deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel, is essential.
  • SAP experience is required.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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