Creditors Clerk

Job Description:

We are looking for a Creditors Clerk to join our team.

The Creditors Clerk will be responsible for daily capturing of supplier invoices, supplier payment preparations and following up on creditor queries. The clerk will be responsible for processing creditor payments and general creditor administration.

 

Responsibilities:

Job Duties

Invoicing

  • Receive all invoices and payment requests and make sure they are signed off.
  • Capture supplier invoices daily.
  • Review invoice detail for accuracy.
  • Follow up on Pro-forma invoices/quotations for tax invoices after payment was made.

Reconciliations

  • Reconcile supplier accounts monthly.
  • Compare the supplier statement and creditors ledger.
  • Check invoices against statements to ensure accuracy.

Payments

  • Ensure payments are made in line with the agreed payment terms.
  • Prepare international payment requests and send them through to the Group Financial Manager.

Bank

  • Custodian of the petty cash bank account.
  • Ensure all cash receipts are received and captured.
  • Reconcile bank accounts every week.

Query Resolution

  • Ensure timeous resolution of queries.
  • Escalate unresolved queries.
  • Resolve all supplier account queries.

Filling and Administration

  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system.
  • Maintain the accounts payable systems to ensure complete and accurate records on the computerized accounting system.
  • Add new and maintain existing supplier master files.
  • Compile and maintain accurate supplier record-keeping through an organized filing system.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • At least 2+ years of experience in the same or similar role in the creditors’ department
  • Grade 12
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Sage
  • Fully computer literate with MS Office skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Systematic thinking
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Be able to work independently and accurately
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Good telephone skills
  • Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills
  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Deadline driven
  • Highly motivated

Required Experience:

Experience:

  • At least 2+ years of experience in the same or similar role in the creditors’ department
  • Grade 12
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of Sage
  • Fully computer literate with MS Office skills

Education:

  • Any relevant qualification that is applicable to the position.

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Required Skills:

Essential:

  • At least 2+ years of experience in the same or similar role in the creditors’ department
  • Grade 12
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Sage Certification
  • Accounting Certification