Accounts Payable Clerk (Fixed term Contract)
A distinguished financial services company at The Waterfront (Cape Town), is looking for Cape Town-based Accounts Payable Clerks to support all operating entities across their Group.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Part or full accounting qualification
Knowledge of VAT matters
Significant purchase ledger experience is essential
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX and Navone systems is preferred
Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships
Team player who is willing to help others
Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
Pro-active and solutions focused
French, German and / or Hebrew language skills would be an advantage
PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Maintaining the purchase ledgers of the Group operating entities, including liaising with department heads, chasing outstanding expense authorisation, posting invoices and staff expense forms.
Assist with compliance of Group expenditure policy and adherence to internal financial controls
Answering supplier queries and chasing invoices that have not been received
Creating payment runs for the payment of supplier invoices and staff expenses
Monthly reconciliation of purchase ledger to nominal ledger, highlighting any problems
Monthly expense accruals calculation and booking transactions
Assisting in the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations, including preparing analyses of accounts and producing monthly reports
Assisting in producing annual accounts payable budgets and forecasts, with involvement in year-end accounts and with annual internal and external audit
Assisting the Financial Accounting team with daily and monthly transactions and ledger reconciliations as required
Provide cover in the absence of Group Finance colleagues
Ad hoc duties
We welcome all applications from candidates that meet the above set requirements. Kindly regard your application as unsuccessful should you not hear from us within 14 days from the date of application
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