Account Payable

Pretoria, Gauteng - Head Office

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An opportunity exists within our Finance Division for an Accounts payable clerk. The ideal candidate will possess the following:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Matching of supplier invoices, signed delivery notes and approved purchase orders to GRNs.
  • Processing of supplier invoices.
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant sections in the VAT Act.
  • Daily and monthly reconciliations of supplier statements against AP Trial Balance, for both local and foreigncreditors.
  • Resolve all supplier queries in a timely manner.
  • Capturing of payments on Absa bank, for both local and foreign suppliers.
  • Sending the relevant documents to the bank for all foreign payments.
  • Processing of all payment runs, both local and foreign, in Syspro.
  • Forward remittance advices to suppliers.
  • Processing of credit card/ fleet statements.
  • Maintenance of the Creditors Aging ensuring accuracy.
  • Maintenance of the foreign creditor’s payment file.
  • Processing of accruals/provisions in the general ledger.
  • Prepare monthly account payable GL reconciliations.
  • Review and verify supplier account applications including banking beneficiaries.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly cash flow for management purposes.
  • Ensure that month-end, financial year-end, and audit deadlines for AP are adhered too.
  • Assist with the identification of internal control weaknesses and suggest/implement improvements.
  • Maintain excellent working relationship with suppliers and internal departments.

Desired Qualification & Experience

  • minimum of 10 years full, end to end creditors experience, with 3 years at a senior level)
  • Must be strong on creditors reconciliations
  • Forex experience a must
  • Strong mathematical acumen a requirement
  • Strong understanding of accounting principals
  • Computer literacy – MS Office and MS Excel is essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Syspro is key
  • Must have worked with the major banks and understand the bank requirements.

Key Competencies

  • Initiative
  • Pro- active
  • Commitment
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Willing to work overtime when required
  • A team player
  • Relationship Building Skills
  • Accuracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Ability to influence
  • High level of problem-solving skills – analytical ability

Account Payable Clerk

Reports to

Head of Finance

Company / Area

RCA – Finance department (Head Office)


6th of May 2022


Should you believe that you meet the above criteria and would be interested in applying for the position, please submit your application in writing (email is permissible), with a short motivation in support of your application (, by no later than 6th of May 2022.

Should you not be contacted within two weeks of your application being submitted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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