Accounts Payable Clerk (International)
takealot.com
Stellenbosch, South Africa
6d ago

Takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Accounts Payable Clerk (International) to join our Finance Team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative and hard-working people with integrity to join us.

We offer a market related Total Remuneration Package, which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored, as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

This role reports to the Finance Team Leader.

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Ensure invoices correspond with supplier statements
  • Match supplier invoices with goods received
  • Ensure suppliers are paid at correct price and for correct quantities received
  • Request monthly statements from suppliers timeously
  • Manage supplier account’s age analysis and payment terms
  • Perform monthly International account reconciliations and submit for payment
  • Accurate payment allocations on supplier accounts
  • Resolve discrepancies and queries timeously through interaction with suppliers, logistics service providers and the Inbound, buying and planning teams
  • Maintaining a clean set of International Accounts Payable reconciliations (i.e no unresolved items)
  • Compiling and submitting all relevant documents required to the bank after review
  • Assist with ad-hoc tasks as required by accounting team
  • Prepare International payment advice
  • Attributes required :

  • Execute the workflow according to set priorities and deadlines
  • Organizing and prioritizing
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must have good communication skills and be fluent in English
  • Ability to work independently but also be a team player
  • Must be computer literate in MS Excel packages and Evolution / Sage
  • Must be able to work overtime when required
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • Grade 12 (National Senior Certificate) with Accounting
  • Certificate / Diploma in Accounting
  • Course in International Trade / Import Management preferred
  • 3-4 years experience in International Accounts Payable (Expense and Trade suppliers)
  • General knowledge of Accounting
  • Proficiency in Sage and Microsoft excel
  • The Environment :

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.
  • com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after
  • We love what we do and what we are
  • We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always
  • looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for com
  • thinks like an owner of the business
  • is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING
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