ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEBT COLLECTION REF NO: 170524/12 (X2 POSTS)

Branch: Finance WTE
Dir: Debt Management
SALARY : R444 036 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : A relevant tertiary qualification in Financial Management at NQF level 7. Three
(3) years relevant supervisory experience in Finance. The disclosure of a valid
unexpired driver’s license. Knowledge and understanding of Human Resource
Management legislation, policies, practices, and procedures. Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations and guidelines. Public Service
Anti-Corruption Strategy and Anti-Corruption and fraud prevention measures.
Knowledge of equal opportunities and affirmative action guidelines and laws.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems.
Departmental policies and procedures. Practical experience in governmental
financial systems: SAP and PERSAL. Principles and practices of financial
accounting. Framework for managing performance information. Behavioural
competencies: people and diversity management, client orientation and
customer focus. Good communication skills both (verbal and written).
Accountability and ethical conduct.
DUTIES : Identify on monthly basis any debts outstanding for a period of 90 for full debt
management processes to be carried over before handing over.to legal or
Service providers. Handle legal matters received from Clusters for collection
by legal Facilitate and provide information as may be required by the Service
Provider to resolve queries’ response as per turnaround time. Monitor the
performance of the appointed Service Providers in terms of the recovery of the
debt over the contract period. Evaluate/screen the cases handed over and
identify the account queries. Payment of all undisputed invoices within 30
(thirty) days of receipt and approval of an invoice. Ensure that monthly and
quarterly reports as well as a copy of the quarterly report are sent to the
Customer as well as management for progress reporting. Ensure that the
payment report is given to PSP’s as per the participation agreement. Attend to
and monitor any debt management related queries from PSP’s. Keep detailed
records of all communication with debtors, including phone calls, emails, and
letters. Record all AOD signed by the PSP and monitor repayments adhered to
as per the signed AOD. Meet collection targets set by the department, such as
monthly quotas or recovery rates. Generate and provide reports on collection
activities, including accounts worked, payments collected, and outstanding
balances. Negotiate payment plans or settlements with debtors to resolve
outstanding debts. Verify all submissions from clusters for correctness and
completeness and send to Deputy Director for recommendations. Manage
commission claim for Service Providers as well as write offs Withdrawal of fully
settled repayments from Service Providers. Staff management and training.
Attend meetings as and when required. Supervisor staff and sign their
performance agreements and assessments. Assist the Deputy Director in the
effective execution of his/her responsibilities. Assist with financial year-end
procedures and compiling of audit file. Attend to audit queries and formulating
of responses.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. MA Mbhele Tel No: (012) 336 7025
APPLICATIONS : Pretoria (Head Office): Please forward your application quoting the relevant
reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag
X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of
Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria.
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