Accounts Payable Supervisor
Finance
Full Time
Benoni, South Africa
2019-03-11

JOB PURPOSE:
As an accounts payable supervisor, your main purpose is to take responsibility for overseeing the entire accounts payable function.  This will be for goods and services rendered in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Directing staff in processing invoices and payments
• Handling expense accounts
• Managing reports, credit applications and agreements
• Balancing of intercompany accounts
• Record purchase invoices daily into the finance database
• Review supplier reconciliations in a timely manner
• Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
• Provide supporting documentation for auditors
• Maintain appropriate filing records and processes

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

• Strong understanding of the creditor function
• Organizing and prioritizing
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Confidentiality
• Strong communication skills
• Problem-solving skills
• Team player
• Deadline driven

EXPERIENCE:

• 15 years of working experience in finance and admin environment. 
• Experience in supervising a team (five or more people).

EDUCATION:

• Matric, with accounting or equivalent bookkeeping qualification
• Computer Literate – MS Office (especially Excel) and ERP systems.

LICENCES & CERTIFICATES:
• Code 8 Drivers License 

THE CANDIDATE: 

• should enjoy working with people as there will be interaction on all levels: with their own team, colleagues and vendors.
• has to like variety in their responsibilities. Interruptions are constant and keeping track of more than one thing at a time is common.  The ability to juggle and be flexible is very important.
• must be able to stay calm under pressure. Deadlines are everywhere and must be met.  Month-end and financial year-end will require more working hours than the norm due to the tight deadlines.