Creditors Clerk

Reference: 9443 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux 

Job Description: 

  • Process invoices received from suppliers accurately and efficiently
  • Verify invoices against purchase orders and delivery notes to ensure accuracy
  • Reconcile supplier statements with accounts payable records to ensure all invoices are accounted for and discrepancies are resolved
  • Prepare and process payment batches for approved invoices in accordance with payment terms and company policies
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all accounts payable transactions
  • Communicate with suppliers regarding invoice discrepancies, payment inquiries, and other account-related matters
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing activities, including accruals and reconciliation of accounts payable balances
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as procurement and finance, to resolve issues and improve processes related to accounts payable
  • Generate reports on accounts payable aging, outstanding invoices, and other relevant metrics as required
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, accounting standards, and regulatory requirements related to accounts payable

Qualifications: 

  • Matric certificate or equivalent qualification
  • Qualification or diploma in accounting, finance, or related field preferred
  • Proven experience working in accounts payable or a similar finance role, typically 1-3 years
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, particularly in relation to accounts payable processes
  • Familiarity with accounting software, such as QuickBooks, or Pastel, and proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in processing invoices and reconciling accounts
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, for interacting with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, with a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Understanding of South African tax regulations and compliance requirements related to accounts payable

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.