Accounts Payable Clerk
Johannesburg North, Gauteng, South Africa
36d ago

A cutting edge global innovative company is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk who will be responsible for recording all financial transactions, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments as well as posting information to accounting journals / software and reconcile accounts to ensure accuracy on AX.

This role calls for someone who has a vast knowledge in accounting principles, recon knowledge, processing of expenses and attention to detail.

Qualification and knowledgeB.

  • Com / DiplomaUnderstanding of general ledger recons Solid understanding of basic accounting principles Ability to manage accounting figures and financial recordsData entry skills MS OfficeEssential Function : JOB PROFILE ACCOUNTANT (CREDITORS) A Position InformationJob Title : Accountant (Creditors) OFO Code : 241107Job PurposeTo record all financial transactions, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments;
  • To post information to accounting journals / software and reconcile accounts to ensure accuracy on AX.

    Position Grade : C2Date Graded : 07 / 03 / 2018Organisational Structure : Location : Head Office B KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITYSTRATEGIC PILLARKEY PERFORMANCE AREAS%KPI%Financial GrowthFinancial GrowthBy ensuring the payments of vendors as well as capturing of expenses is accurate to successfully impact on profitability and optimize service delivery.

    Client CentricityClientCollaborate with stakeholders, co-design and build relationships with operating business units.

  • Operational ExcellenceProcess Intercompany billings;Processing of journalsPrepare Balance sheet reconciliation;Validate all invoices received from suppliers and ensure accuracy in terms of SLA / contract;
  • Identify correct cost centre to allocate;Capture invoices on the AX creditors system, attach all relevant documentation and forward to manager for authorization;
  • Determine due dates and ensure that payments are processed and made in a timely manner;Compile statements and reconciliations thereof;
  • Place procurement orders on the Microsoft AX system;Follow up on all orders, system and manual orders;Keep the petty cash book up-

    to-date if any petty cash transactions have been done (if applicable);Assist with payroll related activities, i.

    loading payment for EFT if required;VAT reconciliationsFixed Asset management and DepreciationKeeping accurate financial records and processing payments.

  • Ensure all policy and procedures for ordering are adhered to when ordering any commodity and complete order book timeously and accurately or capture system related orders on Microsoft AX timeously and accurately;
  • Attend to and resolve all queries; if unable to resolve, escalate to manager;File all documentation, ensuring accuracy as well as accessibility to authorised personnel and in line with the company’s document retention guidelines;
  • PeopleHuman Capital DevelopmentAlign with and integrate business human capital policies, strategies and practices into portfolio with an emphasis on the achievement of strategic business objectives (performance), building own and team capability and future skills (including career and succession);
  • Manage the attraction, retention and development of a high-performance team while driving the transformation agenda and offering a sticky employee value proposition.

  • Culture and ValuesCreate individual and team ownership for decisions, plans and strategies by collaborating with team members and empowering them to accept responsibility and demonstrate initiative;
  • move team members to action by translating the vision and values into day to day activities; challenge behaviour within the company that violates the vision and values.


    Com / Diploma Understanding of general ledger recons Solid understanding of basic accounting principles Ability to manage accounting figures and financial records Data entry skills MS Office BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIESFUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIESCOMPETENCIES OF THE FUTUREAnalyticalAttention to Detail and AccuracyCollaborationComplex Problem SolvingCreativity / InnovationRapid adaptation to changeRapid learningSustainable Management AccountingFinancial ManagementRecon knowledgeProcessing of expenses Design thinking principlesDigital Risk ManagementTechnological AffinityTechnological and process innovationCULTURE AND VALUESOur values define us -

    We are all equals, professionals and everyone is expected to deliver, radiate smart trust and respect, all input is valued, we ask questions and co-

    create!Live the Company Values;EntrustDeliverTogether The above job profile is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent.

    It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks and skills required to perform this job.

    The incumbent may be required to perform additional tasks and duties outside of this description, if so required.

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