Accounts Payable Accountant

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Reference: 10843/FN/26112018

Accounts Payable Accountant 

Job Summary:

The Accounts Payable Accountant will perform accounting and administrative tasks, maintaining and adhering to a good control environment in the Accounts Payable function to ensure accurate record keeping and cost allocations.

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  • Bank and credit card reconciliations. 
  • Prepare an accounts payable subledger to general ledger reconciliation. 
  • Reconcile prepayments account on a weekly basis. 
  • Ensure that all invoices are captured in accordance with VAT regulations (South Africa and United Kingdom). 
  • Send out request for statements for the month in question to all suppliers. 
  • Reconcile individual creditor balances to statements as received from supplier. 
  • Reconciling the Fixed Asset register to the GL. 
  • Assist with internal and external audits as required. 
  • Other: Maintenance of Vendor Masterfile, Spend Reporting (eg for BBBEE), ensuring timely payment of Vendors, Review of Payment information. 

Education and Experience:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree).
  • 3 years relevant finance experience, including strong reconciliation experience.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the treatment of Input and Output VAT under the South African and United Kingdom legislation.
  • Experience working with an ERP Accounting system (Sage, SAP, Oracle, Acumatica) advantageous
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Problem solving skills

Working Conditions:

  • Teamwork is critical to achieving success in this role. You will need to establish strong relationships with employees across the team and within your own division.
  • We don’t micromanage. So, you have to diagnose problems and brainstorm solutions without any prompts.