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Vacancies Test

Job Title
Creditors Controller
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 7 years
Job Published
04 November 2021
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Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

Process and manage the full creditors function, ensure payment of supplier accounts within the payment terms.



  • Process supplier invoices daily, to the correct accounts and with correct descriptions or references where applicable
  • Prepare monthly and weekly supplier reconciliations for all suppliers with a balance due
  • Ensure that all reconciling items are cleared within 60 days
  • Send remittance after payment to suppliers
  • Comply with any company or supplier specific requirements
  • Compile a monthly report of all queries from suppliers
  • Ensure all interaction with suppliers are acted out and work in line with the company’s vision, mission and values
  • Payment of supplier Invoices, per a payment reconciliation and accurate allocations on the accounting system to the correct account
  • Liaise with departments/sectors/suppliers, where necessary regarding reconciling items such as, but not limited to (i.e. supplier statements, supplier invoices, supplier discounts, credit notes)
  • Ensure that supplier invoices adhere to company and SARS requirements
  • Ensure that supplier invoices have been properly authorised
  • Ensure written backup information electronically is stored on the Finance drive or in hard copy for all items older than 60 days
  • Supplier audit files are initiated, updated and maintained
  • Ensure accurate vendor approvals processed – head office Is required to authorise vendor application before loading on the accounting system
  • Submit an accurate weekly 3 week cash flow forecast
  • Ensure that an accurate and complete accruals have been raised for all invoices not accounted for at month end
  • Adhere to all safety standards and do everything to get all people “Safe Home Everyday”
  • Have the ability to handle themselves in accordance with business norms, the company’s code of conduct and consistently behave in a manner which would be regarded as professionally and socially acceptable
  • Maintain effective working relationships and communications with company’s external partners
  • Assist with answering the switchboard when necessary
  • Undertake additional finance and administration duties, outside the responsibilities, if required line manager
  • Initiate continued improvement and development of the creditors controller function.
  • Take complete ownership of supplier database and ensure all relevant information is obtained and maintained correctly (updating supplier information and BB-BEE certificate monthly)


Required Qualifications/Experience

Grade 12 (Matric)

Advantage: Bachelors Degree (3 years) in Financial Accounting, or Business Management related field of study

Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role as Creditors Clerk, or in a Financial Accounting environment with exposure to supplier payments and supplier invoices


This is an AA/EE appointment and ONLY applications from South African Historically Disadvantaged Individuals (HDI) candidates will be considered.


If you have not received a response within 48 hours of submitting your resume, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.