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
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