Debtors Administrator-Mirabilis

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Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group

This career opportunity is available at Mirabilis a division of Santam for the Debtors Administrator, who will be based in Gauteng, Johannesburg.


The main purpose of the job is to ensure that USD/foreign premium debtors are collected, arrears balances are kept at acceptable levels, broker relationships are maintained and commission queries are effectively dealt with.


What will make you successful in this role?


Premium Collection / Premium Debtor Management
• Maintain Premium Debtor balances at acceptable levels
• Follow up on agreed payment terms
• Escalate ageing debtors to relevant marketers timeously
• Issue off risk letters for poor/non-payment of premiums
• Prepare and analyse age analysis statements and reports
• Ledger recons and journals
• Process premium refunds and confirm banking details
• Attend and initiate broker meetings to facilitate an efficient premium collection process
•Liaise with the Admin department regarding ledger accuracy in respect of premium, VAT, SASRIA etc.


Broker liaison and Commission matters
• Commission run
• Commission administration and statements
• Respond to and resolve all broker queries

Banking / Account administration
• Upload daily bank statements for various bank accounts
• Capture premium refunds, claims and other payments as required
• Distribute proofs of payment
• Reconcile KIT bank charges
• Save monthly bank statement files
• Allocate claims excess and salvages
• Other ad hoc functions as required by management


Qualifications and Experience
• Grade 12 and minimum 5 years’ experience in credit control in the short term insurance industry
• Good practical knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel)
• Knowledge of the KIT admin system an advantage

Personal Qualities
• Assertive
• Accurate
• Attentive to detail
• Presentable and professional
• Excellent communication skills


About the company:

Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into a number of emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia.


Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centered on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. We’re about people. People drive our business so it follows that we want to recruit the best people possible whether they work for us permanently or for a short time as temporary employees.


At Santam we are committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society. In achieving our employment equity goals we give preference to applicants from the designated groups in alignment with the Divisions Employment Equity targets.