Accounts Payable Clerk

Cape Town
Posted 1 year ago, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Finance Team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative and hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related Total Remuneration Package, which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored, as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

This role reports to the allocated Team Leader.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Match supplier invoices with goods received notes
  • Capture supplier invoices
  • Capture and calculate various discount types on supplier accounts
  • Request and review month end statements from suppliers accurately and timely
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations and submit for payment
  • Ensure suppliers are paid at correct price and for correct quantities received
  • Manage supplier age analysis and payment terms
  • Send remittance advice to suppliers
  • Resolve payment/account queries with suppliers
  • Communicate intake variances with warehouse/retail staff members
  • Follow up with suppliers on credit notes for returns and other discounts
  • Maintaining a clean set of Accounts Payable reconciliations
  • Ensure proper filing system is kept
  • Assist with ad-hoc task as required by accounting team

Attributes required:

  • Execute the workflow according to set priorities and deadlines
  • Organizing and prioritizing of task
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be fluent in English
  • Ability to work independently but also be a team player
  • Must be computer literate in MS Excel packages

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Matric / Grade 12 with Accounting as major subject
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Accounting
  • 2-3 years experience in Accounts Payable
  • Proficiency Microsoft Excel
  • General knowledge of Accounting

The Environment:

  • employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for
  • thinks like an owner of the business

If you meet the above criteria and are an Extraordinary Mind, come and join us!

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.



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