Senior Financial Clerk / Accountant

ALS Head Office is looking for a dynamic and professional Senior Financial Clerk/Accountant.

The clerk / accountant will be responsible for carrying out accounting and administrative duties such as the processing and payment preparation of vendor invoices, reconciliation of statements, following-up on unpaid vendors, obtaining statements and invoices and to provide bookkeeping and clerical support to all financial functions


  • Ensure invoices are matched against requisitions, purchase orders and goods received notes with reference to quantities, quality, description and price.
  • Ensure requisitions, purchase orders and invoices are properly authorized and are in accordance with the appropriate levels of authority.
  • Ensure invoices related to contracts agree to the contract.
  • Ensure the correct GL account & vendor account is utilised when processing invoices in Accounts Payable module.
  • Ensure that the correct VAT is applied to invoices.
  • Ensure AP batches are posted regularly.
  • Preparation and submission of creditors’ reconciliations (ensure invoices follow sequence).
  • Timeous payment of invoices, ensuring discount claimed where applicable.
  • Timeous follow up on all AP queries.
  • Forward remittance advices to suppliers after completion of payment run.
  • File all invoices after payment run according to the agreed filing protocols.
  • Prepare weekly analysis of the creditors list.
  • Assist with balance sheet recons during the course of the month and the finalisation at month end.
  • Assist in preparation of cost/profit centre reports, by maintaining and providing analytical Assist in the preparation of quarterly reports.
  • Ensure audit deliverables are maintained according to the standard required by the auditors.
  • Any ad-hoc duties which are assigned.
  • Preparation of financial statements for audit and finance purposes.
  • Preparation of cash flow projections.
  • Interaction with SARS with regards to any discrepancies or queries.
  • CIPC calculations and returns.
  • E-Filing of monthly and annual returns.


  • Completed BCom Accounting / Management Accounting (CIMA) / Financial Accounting
  • Honors and/or completed articles advantageous
  • 3+ years’ working experience
  • Highly proficient in Excel (advanced skill level)

Knowledge and Work Ethic

  • Computer literate: must be accurate and pay attention to details.
  • Experience with Pastel Evolution advantageous.
  • Proactive, organised and able to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Participative and able to work as part of the team.
  • Professional in appearance.
  • Flexible.

Additional Information

  • Clearly indicate on your CV that you are applying for the Senior Financial Clerk position.
  • Please upload your CV when you apply for this position.

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If you have not received a response within two weeks from the closing date, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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