Our client, an internationally operating company, is looking for a Creditors Reconciliations Clerk to join their Durban office on a 3-month contract who will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the organization's accounts payable records through meticulous reconciliation processes.
Key Performance Areas:
Conduct regular reconciliation of creditors' accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness. Investigate and resolve discrepancies between accounts payable records and supplier statements. Maintain organized and up-to-date records of all accounts payable transactions. Monitor and update vendor information, ensuring accuracy in contact details and payment terms. Collaborate with internal departments and external suppliers to address outstanding issues or discrepancies. Respond to inquiries from vendors regarding payment status and rectify any billing discrepancies. Assist in the preparation of payment batches for approved invoices. Ensure all supporting documentation is properly filed and easily accessible. Generate and analyse reports related to accounts payable, providing insights into outstanding balances and payment trends. Provide regular updates to management on outstanding issues or discrepancies. Prepare periodic reports for management, highlighting key financial metrics related to creditors' accounts. Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency within the accounts payable function.
5 years' experience in accounts payable, with a focus on reconciliation Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial processes. Proficient in the use of accounting software and Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with Sage Evolution is an advantage Good analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills