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Accounts Payable Controller (SSAPC)

Main job function

The role of the Accounts Payable controller involves providing financial, administrative, and clerical support to the organisation. Their role is to complete payments and control expenses by receiving payments, plus processing, verifying and reconciling invoices. A typical Accounts Payable clerk performs day-to-day management of all payment cycle activities in a timely and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities & Functions:

Full function creditors.

Capture of expense invoices on DAX

Liaise with Controllers regarding file related expenses.

Perform weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly creditors reconciliations.

Handle all creditors queries.

Resolve all queries timeously.

Do own electronic filing.

Capture payments made on the DAX system.

Capture EFTs on the banking system.

Update cash flow on a daily basis.

Keeping track of all payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, etc.

Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances

Maintaining historical records.

Paying vendors by scheduling pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance.

Handling Petty Cash and ensuring Petty Cash balances monthly.

Monthly accruals.

Continuing to improve the payment process.


Solutions driven individual.

Positive attitude.

Problem solving skills.

Ability to face challenges with a positive attitude.

Ability to function well under pressure.


Any ad hoc task that may be given by Management.

The above is a guideline only and is subject to changes as the business requirements change.

Qualifications and Experience:


Background in Accounting and Finance



A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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