Creditor’s Clerk/Controller

Overview

A position has become available in our Finance Department for a Creditor’s Clerk / Controller on a full-time basis. If you are interested and have the required skills, qualifications and experience necessary to fill this position, please send your CV to HR at careers@rallim.org.za by 17 June 2024.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Certificate / Diploma in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Proven experience or internship in a similar role will be an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, G Suite and accounting software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to maintaining high levels of accuracy.
  • Strong work ethic, work under pressure and must be able to multitask.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Creditors Control Management:

  • Monitor and manage the school’s creditors effectively.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all payable accounts.
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices.

Preparation of Payments:

  • Compile and review proper and correct documentation for all payments.
  • Prepare payment batches in accordance with established procedures.
  • Verify the accuracy of payment amounts and relevant details.

Monthly Reconciliations:

  • Conduct monthly reconciliations of financial statements.
  • Identify and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Provide detailed reports on reconciliation outcomes.

Proper Filing:

  • Establish and maintain an efficient and organized filing system.
  • File financial documents accurately and securely.
  • Retrieve documents promptly upon request.

Vendor Compliance:

  • Regularly check and ensure vendors’ compliance with established agreements.
  • Maintain updated records of vendor contracts and agreements.
  • Liaise with vendors to resolve any payment or compliance-related issues.

Liaison with Vendors:

  • Foster positive relationships with vendors.
  • Communicate effectively with vendors to address queries and concerns.
  • Collaborate with vendors to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.

Attention to Detail:

  • Demonstrate meticulous attention to detail in all financial tasks.
  • Identify and rectify errors promptly to maintain accuracy.

Team Collaboration:

  • Work collaboratively with the finance team to achieve departmental goals.
  • Assist team members when needed and contribute to a positive team dynamic.

Adhoc Duties:

  • Undertake additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Finance Manager.
  • Adapt to changing priorities and handle adhoc duties effectively.

At RALLIM we are committed to proactive safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners. All staff and volunteers who have access to children will be vetted in accordance with the RALLIM safeguarding policy. This policy stipulates that staff and volunteers are required to undergo all the necessary background checks in keeping with the requirements for safeguarding and child protection in South Africa and all staff and volunteers are bound by the South African Council of Educators (SACE) Code of Professional Ethics.

No appointment will be considered or finalised until the above requirements have been met by the prospective employee. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. We reserve the right to withdraw this appointment at any time.

*Disclaimer: Rallim, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act), is committed to ensuring the confidentiality of personal information with all reasonable measures being taken to protect the personal information of applicants. Your information will be used for the sole purpose of recruitment for the listed post only, as well as for the required statutory reporting. By applying to this position and submitting your personal details and curriculum vitae to Rallim Modern Learning Environment, you acknowledge acceptance of this.