Credit Controller at South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA)

Credit Controller at South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA)

Credit Controller at South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA). SAMPRA is seeking a Credit Controller to join their team.

The position is temporary and involves reporting to the Financial Director. SAMPRA’s role encompasses licensing music users and overseeing the collection, management, and distribution of royalties on behalf of its members.

  • Closing Date: 27 October 2023
  • Location: Parktown


SAMPRA, the South African Music Performance Rights Association, is a Collective Management Organization (CMO) and a Non-Profit Organization responsible for administering Neighbouring Rights (Needletime Rights) royalties for recording artists and record companies.

They represent an extensive community, including over 40,000 recording artists and more than 98% of active record companies in South Africa.

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Credit Controller at South African Music Performance Rights Association (SAMPRA)

The Credit Controller’s main responsibility is to collect outstanding revenue by engaging with customers and resolving their queries. Additionally, they will provide support to the Finance Team as needed.


  • Contact customers with outstanding debt following prescribed protocols and request payments.
  • Maintain records of customer interactions as per internal system requirements.
  • Resolve customer queries and report outcomes to the line manager.
  • Identify, investigate, and allocate customer receipts as per bank statements with supporting documents.
  • Verify proof of payments received from bank statements.
  • Process refund and journal requests in line with internal protocols.
  • Investigate and allocate unallocated receipts.
  • Match unmatched receipts.
  • Complete and submit vendor forms.
  • Verify the completeness and accuracy of computer-generated invoices, credit notes, early settlement discount credit notes, and bad debt credit notes.
  • Prepare Accounts Receivable reconciliation and analysis reports.
  • Process the monthly Customer Statement Report and ensure all customer transactions are processed before statement generation.
  • Assist with year-end audits.
  • Perform related administrative tasks.


  • Matric with Accounting or a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in Pastel Accounting or related systems.
  • 2-3 years of experience in a credit control environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Above-average customer service skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • A professional yet firm approach.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated maturity and emotional intelligence.
  • A reliable work attendance record.


If you meet most of the requirements and possess the mentioned qualities, please send a concise CV and certified copies of your qualifications or transcripts via email to [email protected] by the close of business on 27 October 2023.

This position at SAMPRA is for a duration of 6 months. If you do not receive a response within six weeks after the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful, as communication will be initiated only with shortlisted applicants.

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