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Finance Clerk

South Africa Gqeberha / Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape ZA, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 26, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client in the FMCG industry is seeking a Finance Clerk in Port Elizabeth. Main Duties/Key Results Areas:
  • Take ownership of the allocated creditors accounts.
  • Liaising with suppliers as part of the daily management of the supplier accounts.
  • Processing of invoices from suppliers onto Pastel and Syspro.
  • Ensure that invoices are correctly linked to GRN's where applicable.
  • Prepare clearing agent invoice packs in line with SOP's.
  • Sourcing and checking all supporting documentation.
  • Prepare the relevant reconciliations within stipulated timeframes and deadlines.
  • Resolve claims and queries on the accounts.
  • Weekly age analysis reporting.
  • Ensure all cashbook processing is kept up to date.
  • Generate purchase orders and sales orders on Pastel and Syspro.
  • Capture GRN's on Pastel and Syspro and keep track of outstanding GRN's.
  • Process inventory cost updates and stock transfers accurately where applicable.
  • Maintain inventory control sheets.
  • Balance inventory on a weekly basis and resolve queries.
  • Reserve stock to sales orders on Pastel and Syspro.
  • Process customer invoices on Pastel and Syspro.
  • Process credit notes on Pastel and Syspro.
  • All and any other related duties as expected from the employer from time to time.
Minimum qualification and experience:
  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification in accounting or finance and advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in dealing with foreign and local creditors.
  • Experience in dealing with the financial aspects of clearing agents and shipping lines advantageous.
  • Experience in capturing invoices in the general ledger on an accounting system.
  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills.
  • Experience working on accounting systems such as Pastel and Syspro.
  • Experience dealing with and resolving technical claims with suppliers.
  • Soft Skills:
  • Able to work independently and give feedback regularly.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to take instruction.
  • Ability to handle pressure in processing large volumes of invoices.
  • Proficient in meeting deadlines.
  • Must be organized and methodical.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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