Permanent Head of Creditors

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General Details
, Somerset WestHelderberg
Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
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

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


Maintaining and administrating creditors documentation

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

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


Grade 12

A tertiary qualification wi...

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