13 Feb '18
Accounts Payable Clerks - Contract position

Finance, Western Cape CPT - Southern Suburbs

R 9000 - R 10000

Great opportunity for an Accounts Payable Clerk on Contract to join a reputable FMCG Retail company. Core function is to reconcile and pay accounts. Must have worked in a similar environment for at least 3 years.


  • Core fucntion is to reconcile and pay accounts
  • Operate on the accounting packages , SAP R3 (fully integrated)
  • We have 2 accounts payable department:
  • -Trade suppliers
  • -Expense supplies
  • Process for effective payment is:
  • Order is done at store level (System is integrated so finance can access Operations and stores)
  • Delivery is made on order
  • Supplier gets proof of delivery when completed
  • supplier sends statements
  • Accounts payable clerk reconciles statements to creditors/expense ledger
  • Trade suppliers department have an automatics reconciliation programme (SSR) and follow up on exceptions.
  • Expense suppliers department perform manuel reconciliations i.e physical matching of statement lesger
  • Clerk follows up on exceptions and request further documentation
  • Clerk prepares payments and get sign off from supervisor
  • Clerk liaise with suppliers and completes queries
  • Internal Vendors: Properties that paid the overall Telkom account ans now bills internally, ensure journal is done.
  • Process accruals for statements received but the invoice either has not been processed for payment or not been captured.

Required competencies and skills

  • Effective communication with the supplier pool (Vendor accounts) signed to him/her
  • Good written skills
  • Computer skills
  • Effective communication with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse information and trends
  • Ability to interpret statements, tax invoices accurately
  • Ability to grasp basic accounting principles and understand accounting transactions
  • Ability to work under pressure especially at month end
  • Must have operated on a recognized accounting packages (preferably SAP)


Ad Visible Until: 15 March 2018
Ref: CPT002010/LP

Vacancy Type: Permanent