Accounts Receivable Controller Job in South Africa

At Yara our mission is to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet. This purpose together with the belief that knowledge grows and has the power to create positive global change is what guides our success and inspires more than 13,000 employees across the globe every day. Yara was founded in 1905 to solve an impending famine in Europe.

Accounts Receivable Controller – Paarl



  • Implement effective strategies to collect overdue accounts and minimize bad debts.
  • Liaise with customers to resolve payment issues and negotiate payment plans.
  • Escalate delinquent accounts to legal counsel when necessary.
  • Monitor and report on collection performance metrics.

Debtor Administration:

  • Oversee the accurate and timely generation of customer statements and reconciliation of accounts.
  • Manage the Debtors Clerk to ensure efficient completion of all daily and monthly AR tasks.
  • Apply credit management policies consistently, including delivery restrictions.
  • Process daily payments, reconcile bank statements, and allocate payments to correct accounts.
  • Respond to customer inquiries promptly and accurately, issuing credit and debit notes as needed.

Responsibilities (Continued)

Compliance & Reporting:

  • Ensure adherence to company financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare accurate and timely reports, including debtors ageing analysis and monthly reports.
  • Present key findings and recommendations to management meetings.
  • Manage Pro Forma sales and Tank sales processes.

Leadership & Communication:

  • Provide clear and concise direction and feedback to the Debtors Clerk.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with customers, sales representatives, and other departments.
  • Effectively communicate collection challenges and progress to management.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of matric with Credit Management diploma an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience as a credit controller

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Yara International to apply