Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Finance
Compensation: N/a
Position Summary:

Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is SA’s largest independent magazine and digital publishing company responsible for some of the country’s best-performing titles. We are currently looking for a credit controller for our finance department.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Credit control

  • Credit vetting
  • Timeous collection of due and overdue receivables
  • Age analysis management through the month
  • Recon of debtors accounts
  • Communicate with the sales department
  • Achieve collection targets daily, weekly and monthly
  • Maintaining contact with clients to ensure invoices are clear for payment
  • Resolving queries both internally and externally around outstanding invoices
  • Posting and allocating daily receipts to accounting systems
  • Providing accounts information to internal departments


Data capturing

  • Processing of receipts, journals, invoices, credit notes, etc. when required
  • Pro forma invoices when required
  • Recon and capture bank statements when required
  • Process and send-off of final demands to delinquent accounts
  • Default customers on Transunion when required


Weekly ad hoc and monthly reports

  • Emailing of invoices, adverts, contracts when required
  • Send out monthly statements
  • Update debtors log with credit checks, etc.
  • Assist credit manager with ITC credit checks, credit applications and bank codes
  • Update, administer and email slow payer client list to various departments
  • Monthly report on payment dates to the credit manager
  • Daily payment dates to be emailed to the credit manager
  • Update customer notes on Sage Evolution as well as the collection report



  • Handle queries and communicate with the credit manager
  • Assist with resolving queries



  • Debtors filing



  • Must have grade 12 certificate as well as Credit Management 1,2 and 3
  • Must have at least three years credit control experience within a finance environment
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Confidence and Persistence
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Good business acumen for problem solving
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize a demanding workload
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • People orientated and proactive
  • Team player