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Account Payable Clerk X3 at Sentech - Gauteng, Roodepoort

Employer
Sentech Limited
Location
Roodepoort Roodepoort, Gauteng West Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENTECH Finance Department is looking for Accounts Payable Clerk to manage and maintain SENTECH's accounts payable and ensure timely and accurate payments to vendors and suppliers. The Creditors Clerk is responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, processing invoices, reconciling statements, and resolving any discrepancies.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:
? Matric Certificate or equivalent.
? Certificate in Financial Management, Accounting or Bookkeeping.

Experience:
? 3 years' experience as a creditors clerk or similar role.
? Experience in handling the accounts payable processes, including invoice processing, reconciliation, and payment management.
? Experience within the telecommunications industry will be an added advantage.

Knowledge:
? Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
? Knowledge of financial software and systems, including proficiency in using accounting software such as SAP or Oracle.
? Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Microsoft Excel.
? Knowledge of tax regulations and compliance related to accounts payable in South Africa.
? Familiarity with financial reporting and analysis.
? Understanding of internal control procedures and financial auditing processes, with the ability to learn SENTECHs internal procedures quickly.
? Knowledge of telecommunications industry operations and related financial requirements would be advantageous.
Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
? Process and verify invoices.
? Ensure accurate adherence to SENTECH's policies.
? Reconcile statements and resolve discrepancies timeously.
? Monitor and manage accounts payable.
? Ensure timely payments of all accounts payable.
? Communicate effectively with vendors and suppliers to address payment inquiries and resolve any issues promptly.
? Maintain positive relationships with vendors while ensuring adherence to payment terms and conditions.
? Cultivate a strong relationship with vendors and suppliers
? Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records related to accounts payable.
? Organise and file invoices, statements, and payment documentation systematically for easy retrieval and audit purposes.
? Ensure compliance with relevant tax regulations and SENTECH's company policies in all accounts payable activities.
? Assist in audits by providing necessary documentation and information related to accounts payable.
? Collaborate with SENTECH's Enterprise Risk and Compliance, Legal and Regulatory and Internal Audit teams to ensure strict adherence to policies and regulations.
? Assist in preparing financial reports.
? Analyse areas concerning accounts payable and provide insights and recommendations based on accounts payable data analysis.
? Identify and implement process improvements to streamline the accounts payable process, reducing errors and increasing efficiency.
? Collaborate with the finance team to enhance overall financial procedures and systems.
? Work collaboratively with other teams in SENTECH, such as Supply Chain Management and the other Finance teams, to ensure smooth operations and effective communication.
? Assist the Finance team with ad-hoc tasks when required.
? Participate in training and development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge related to accounts payable and overall finance operations.
? Share expertise and best practices with team members to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
? Leading Courageously
? Leading in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, complex and ambiguous), world
? Customer and Commercial Insight
? Meaningful Participation
? Critical and Innovative thinking
? Winning Spirit
? Taking an outside-in perspective
? Quality Assurance and Risk Management
? Performance Management
? Beyond Sentech
? Design Thinking
? Systems Thinking
? Stakeholder development and relationships

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:
? Change Leadership
? Compliance
? Relationship Management
? Financial Awareness
? Safety, Health and Environmental Knowledge
? Planning organising
? Organisational Understanding
? Emotional intelligence
? Attention to detail
? Integrity and Professionalism
? Judgement and Decision-Making
? Learning Agility
? Organisation Resilience
? Risk Management
? Strategic Thinking and Agility
? Analytical Thinking

Sentech will give preference to suitable candidates who add to the cultural and gender diversity of the company.

If you are interested and meet the required criteria as described above, please send your CV on/or before 14 June 2024

People with disabilities will be given preferences and they are encouraged to apply. Medical examinations will be undertaken before successful appointment depending on the nature of the position.

Sentech reserves the right not to appoint

Desired Skills:
  • Accounts Payable
  • Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)

Desired Work Experience:
  • 2 to 5 years Accounts Payable / Receivable

Desired Qualification Level:
  • Certificate

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