Job Openings Debtors, Accounts and Billing administrator, Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

About the job Debtors, Accounts and Billing administrator, Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

Debtors, Accounts and Billing administrator for a Medical Practice, Cape Town

Job Description

A busy Orthopaedic practice in the southern suburbs of Cape Town requires a debtors, accounts and billing administrator to fulfil the complete billing, collections and accounts management function for the practice.

Required to commence: 1 October 2021

Long Term Contract

The candidate should have a good accounting and numerical acumen, have advanced computer literacy and be a fast learner.



A) Billing

·       All in-room and theatre billing for private and medical aid patients

·       All submission of injury on duty (IOD) claims, paperwork and reports

·       Provision of cost estimates

·       Patient account queries

·       Preparation of invoices

·       Submission of claims to medical aids

·       Escalation of claims

·       PMB Management

B) Financial Management

·       Reconciliation of bank account payments and remittances

·       Preparation of month-end accounts

·       Weekly status meetings with Practice Manager

·       Arranging of and reporting to Doctor and Accountants of monthly management pack and age analysis status

·       Calculating assistant payments

C) Collections

·       All debtors book management to maintain a healthy debtors book

·       Collections of outstanding monies from medical aids and patients

·       Continual monitoring of the age analysis

·       Sending invoices and statements

·       IOD claim management

D) Reception, theatre and administration duties where required



Skill set:

·       Financial or Accounting diploma / post graduate course or degree is advantageous

·       Good numerical acumen

·       Advanced computer skills

·       Tech savvy

·       Previous debtors and collections experience

·       Knowledge of the medical environment, ICD10, procedure codes and billing is advantageous

·       Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an accounting/financial function or medical environment



·       Must be a team player

·       Must be willing to go the extra mile and produce work of a high standard

·       Happy and positive disposition

·       Must be prepared to fulfil reception duties and attend to bookings and patient queries when required

·       Diligent, efficient and fast learner

·       Excellent work ethic


MMonday - Friday: 8h00 - 17h00 with a flexibility to stay later if there is a practice need


MOnly candidates who meet all the minimum requirements stipulated in the advert, will be considered.  If you do not hear from us within two weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful