Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Full Time
  • Durban, South Africa

SPAR Group


A position has become available for a suitably qualified and experienced Accounts Payable Clerk to join our dynamic team.


To purpose of the job is to manage vendor accounts, with emphasis on reconciliations, payments and queries.

Key Performance Areas

  • Preparing documents for data capture
  • Allocating expenses to general ledger/cost centre codes to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Reconciling accounts payable
  • Collating Creditors documents and preparing payments
  • Responding to, analysing and resolving Supplier and other stakeholder queries & complaints
  • Communicating information to Suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required by management

Skills / Knowledge / Experience

  • Matric (preferred with accounting)
  • Tertiary qualification or certificate in Finance/Accounting (Bookkeeping)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ creditors and accounting/reconciliation experience
  • Computer literacy (MS Office; SAP experience would be beneficial)

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems, and understand and quickly learn new systems and processes
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Capable of working independently as well as being part of a team
  • Ability to be proactive
  • Reliability and integrity

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