Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  07 Jan, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-39847

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for processing all invoices received for payment and for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.


  • Assist with audit support as necessary
  • Assist in streamlining the accounts payable process
  • Handle expense reports
  • Facilitate payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients
  • Handle payments in an organised and timely manner
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Update and maintain vendor database
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Work with account receivable clerk and others to resolve account issues when necessary

Qualifications & Assets:

  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a similar position
  • Ability to integrate and work well in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks effectively and flexibility with work schedule to accommodate last minute requests
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Shireburn SFM and SIMS would be considered an asset
  • Possess an eye for detail and ability to work under pressure
  • Possess a Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast-moving environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills