Creditors Clerk

Thursday, 20 June, 2024
Lorinda Labuschagne    

Wine Estate in Franschoek has an opening for a Creditors Clerk.

Financial metrics

  • Ensuring all supplier invoices, credit notes and payments are allocated to correct supplier
  • Ensure valid tax invoices are to be captured before payment requisition is prepared
  • Ensure vat numbers checked on e-filling for new suppliers
  • Ensure all payment requisitions are prepared before due date
  • Follow up with suppliers to request invoices to avoid paying interest and penalties
  • Address all supplier queries in a timely manner
  • Ensure all new suppliers provide relevant information to support their banking details
  • Telephonic creditors experience (calling creditors)
  • Ensure supplier age analysis balance is reconciled to the general ledger balance
  • Monthly supplier reconciliation must be done which includes the age analysis supported by statements and reconciliations for each supplier to meet management accounts deadlines
  • Appropriate maintenance and reconciliation of petty cash float and company cards
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliation of the prepayment general ledger account
  • Ensure all intercompany transactions have been accounted for and balanced

Compliance, Risk and Quality

  • Ensure logical saving of all work
  • Produce high quality, neat, logical, succinct, easy to follow and easy to understand work
  • Effectively deal with internal, external, SARS and BEE auditors


  • Assist with company projects as allocated from time to time
  • Assist with year-end audit
  • Identifying creditor-related risks
  • Any other such duties that might be required

Key Competencies/ Attributes

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Ability to work at own initiative
  • Meticulous, exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Honest and reliable
  • Discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • A team player who helps rest of team over and above their current role
  • Must have a clear credit and criminal record

Required Experience

  • At least two (2) to five (5) years’ experience in a similar role

 Required Qualification(s)

  • Matric/ Grade 12 is required
  • Computer literate with advanced MS Excel skills is required
  • Sage accounting software is advantageous
  • Tall Order software is advantageous