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Accounts Clerk: Payments

Kamo Placements CC
Randburg Randburg West Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: JHB001548-MS-1Job Title: Accounts Clerk: Payments Brief descriptionThe main purpose of this position is to perform various general accounting support tasks within the Financial Services Department (FSD) of the business.
Detailed description:

Engage in the short-term planning and performance of tasks against work plans as defined in conjunction with the supervisor.
Perform work independently within the established practices, given processes, rules and regulations, ensuring compliance with the set standards, policies and other guidelines.
Identify, evaluate and solve defined, routine and new problems within a familiar context.
Perform general accounting duties and reconciliations in accordance with the accounting and the business policies, relevant accounting standards and applicable legislation.
Prepare and provide information related to transactions within a defined context to relevant stakeholders.
Perform general administration tasks, including the preparation of payment instructions, data capturing and record-keeping to ensure the smooth running of operations in FSD.
Create and maintain consistent metadata in a manner that allows for a clear and unambiguous data element definition and meets legislative, quality and security requirements.
Engage with the relevant stakeholders/clients within the business and external parties, displaying a service orientation in own work and the ability to handle basic queries and explain information fluently.
Proactively broaden own knowledge of the functional area, displaying a willingness to make improvements in your own work (including methods and practices).
Evaluate own performance against the given criteria and identify and address task-specific learning needs.

Job requirements

A minimum of a National Diploma in Accounting (NQF 6) or an equivalent qualification
Six months to two years' working experience in a financial environment, specifically in accounting.

Knowledge and Skills in:

Industry, organizational and business awareness
Quality assurance
Continuous improvement.
Continued learning and/or professional development.
Finance project management.
Financial accounting.
Financial reconciliation.
Cash requisition and recording of transactions.
Payment's settlement accounting.
Function-specific performance management.
Function-specific information systems.
Business continuity planning.
Conceptual thinking.
Effective communication
A drive for results.
A learning focus.

A service and stakeholder focus.
Building and maintaining relationships.
Sound judgement and decision-making.
Impact and influence.
Analysis and problem-solving.
Managing complexity and ambiguity.


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