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Accounts Payable Controller ( 3 month Contract)

Elchemie Pty Ltd
Boksburg Boksburg Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 13, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Water Treatment
Join a leading Water and Chemical Treatment company based in Randfontein, Gauteng, actively searching for an Accounts Payable Controller. This fixed-term role involves overseeing the payment of invoices and expenses for our company. Your responsibilities will include processing, verifying, and reconciling accounts payable transactions, while maintaining accurate and timely records of all payments. Additionally, you will be expected to communicate with vendors and internal departments to resolve any issues or discrepancies. The ideal candidate should possess a solid understanding of accounting principles and practices, along with excellent attention to detail and organizational skills. Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Office applications is also required.


A diploma or degree in accounting
Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, especially accounts payable processes and procedures.
Proficiency in accounting software, such as Sage Intact
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
Ability to perform accurate and timely data entry and calculations.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills
High level of integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism
Vaccination Certificate
Valid ID
No criminal record


Review and process invoices, purchase orders, and other documents related to accounts payable.
Match invoices to corresponding documents and ensure accuracy and completeness of information.
Process invoices to the correct accounts and cost centers
Prepare and schedule payments to suppliers on a monthly basis, and COD's weekly.
Reconcile vendor statements and payment records and resolve any discrepancies or errors.
Maintain and update vendor files and records, including contact information, payment terms, and tax information.
Respond to vendor inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner.
Assist with month-end closing and year-end audit activities.
Generate and analyze accounts payable reports and provide feedback and recommendations to the accountant.
Comply with company policies and procedures, as well as applicable laws and regulations.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Accountant or CFO

If you have not heard from us within 3 months of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Only online applications will be considered.
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