Purpose of the position
Processing, approving, reconciliation and payment of assigned creditors in accordance with the Service Level Agreements and in compliance with company policies and procedures.
Approval of Invoices
Maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines
Check and ensure supplier invoices are loaded accurately
Review and approve payments according to set deadlines
Accounts Payable Management
Monitor supplier aging account management including query resolution both internally and externally
Mass payment management vs wire payment
Manage control assessment tracking system CATS
Assist with treasury management
Assist with cash flow management and accuracy
Fulfill the role of contact point for External Auditors by providing information required and assist with completion of the audit.
Resolve queries raised by External Auditors to complete audit.
Assist with External Audit as contact point, info gathering and prep
Tax and Statutory
Assist with calculations and information gathering for completion of all Tax submissions and statutory fillings including information manipulations.
Act as secondary back up to Tax specialist for all Tax and Company Secretarial requirements
Assist Tax Specialist in all Tax and Statutory filing and calculations.
Fixed Asset Management
Assist with tax related issues and ensure they are resolved to minimize risk to the company
Assist in tax management
Month end closing assistance
Assist with month end closing (Full function) to be available to act as back up for Finance Manager.
Prepare journals for review of Finance Manager of all normal vendors and ensure accurate recording of SG&A.
Assit with Monthly Closing
Fixed Asset Management
Fixed asset management bi annually
Responsible for full Fixed Asset Management to Financial Statement level.
Ensure accurate recording of Fixed Assets (incl write off period and classification.
Accurate management of Fixed Asset register to agree to AFS.
Assist with monthly reports and management of deadlines and targets
Adhoc reporting to HQ, RHQ and RTC
Qualifications and Experience
B Com Accounting/Financial Management
SAIPA/ SAICA/CIMA Qualification will be an added advantage
3 – 5 years experience in accounts payable
Experience and knowledge of accounts payable procedures
Min. 3 years experience in reconciling accounts to statements
Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel,)
Able to work overtime when required, especially during month end
Analytical and good financial skills
Detail oriented and highly organized
Indepth knowledge of tax
Ability to resolve queries fast
Good Communication skills
Time management and ability to prioritise
MS office competent (advanced Level)
Self starter and proactive
High learning aptitude
High level attention to detail