Permanent Head of Creditors

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General Details
Location:
, Somerset WestHelderberg
Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
Description
My client, a well established concern within the retail / FMCG sector is seeking to employ a Head of Creditors who will be responsible for management of the creditors function within the company. Ensuring that duties in relation to accounts payable are carried out in a timeous and accurate manner. Upholding the required standards to achieve the company’s financial and business objectives.
Key performance areas
Customer Service


Ensure payments to suppliers are made on time and according to payment policy


Liaison with internal and external suppliers in a professional manner


Follow up on all creditor inquiries received



Administration
Daily:Responsible for the following:

Preparation and checking of vendor reconciliations


Follow-up on all outstanding payments


Follow-up on creditor related issues and the tracking thereof



Weekly/Monthly:Responsible for the following:

Reviewing and preparing supplier payment batches (complete, accurate, authorised)


Uploading payment batches on banking system


Necessary delegation and follow-up of all queries relating to payment batches


Manage Creditors clerks to meet their month end deadline



Other

Maintaining and administrating creditors documentation


Daily/Weekly/Monthly reporting to management on creditor status/outstanding payments



Financial
Responsible for the following:

Internal and external creditors reconciliations


Month end checks and balances


Age analysis reconciliations


Assist Accountants with all creditors related queries


Assist Auditors with year-end audit



Personnel Management
Application and utilization of personnel


Ensure that personnel are judiciously applied in appropriate posts and that the workload is cleared with the minimum mistakes and overtime



Personnel Training, Development and Facilitation


Ensure that formal and on-the-job training is effectively planned and conducted to ensure that sufficient expertise is available to deal with the work


Ensure that the mentorship in the department is effective to enable all personnel to develop to their full potential



Evaluation of Personnel


Ensure that you have sufficient knowledge of personnel and their duties to do effective evaluation and ensure that ongoing discussions take place


Ensure that evaluations are done on a regular basis according to the guidelines of the system


Ensure that steps are taken to develop employees for performance improvement



Experience/knowledge & skills


5-8 years working experience in a Creditors department


Experience of supervising a team


People management skills


Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Excellent reconciliation skills and financial applicable technical knowledge


Strong resistance to pressure and experience of a high-volume environment


High computer literacy


Sufficient Excel skills (intermediate level)


Pastel Evolution knowledge will be advantageous



Qualifications


Grade 12


A tertiary qualification wi...

Website: http://www.helderbergpersonnel.co.za
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