Credit Controller (Fixed Term Contract)-Westville Campus - N/A07443
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Varsity College Westville

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Job Purpose:

Varsity College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd is a registered higher education institution.

The Westville Campus has a vacancy for a fixed term credit controller.

Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                                                                                      

Debtors Books, Age Analysis and Debtors Calling                                                                                                                                            

  • Telephones account holders on a daily basis                
  • Assists student's account holders with queries on their accounts by explaining how the statement works
  • Conducts follow up calls with account holders of all accounts that have promised to pay on particular dates
  • Bank Statement Reconciliation
  • Lists student numbers accurately on the bank statement to enable accurate allocation on SAM                                                                                   
  • Allocates credit cards accurately for daily banking against the student accounts on SAM                                                                                            
  • Lists unallocated payments daily on a spreadsheet to be submitted to the bank for a follow up                                                                                   
  • Allocates payment on AX

Suspension and Hand Over Accounts                                                                                                                                     

  • Prepares suspension of account documents for all 60 days, 90 days and 120 day overdue accounts                                                                            
  • Prepares hand over documents of students that don€™t pay as promised and those accounts that are over 90 days overdue

Adjustments, Refunds and Credit Balances                                                                                                                                         

  • Reviews books of debtors and prepares adjustments, refunds and credit balances for wrong billings, wrong payment allocations, bursaries and transfer students                                                

Statements, Letters and Account Payment Plans                                                                                                                                             

  • Prints statements of all accounts
  • Prints payment plan spreadsheets
  • Prints overdue letters with 90 day statements   


· Interpersonal and communications skills
· Problem solving skills
· Best suited to a friendly, organised person who works accurately and is able to handle pressure
· Time management skills


  • Minimum of Higher Certificate/ Occupational Certificate level 5 in Finance

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years credit control experience