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Senior Accounts Clerk

at Life The Glynnwood
Location Benoni, South Africa
Date Posted July 4, 2019
Category Accounting Jobs in South Africa
Currency ZAR





A vacancy exists for a Senior Accounts Clerk, based at Life The Glynnwood Hospital, reporting to the Finance & Administration Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for capturing of data and financial information and performing specific general ledger recons to specific areas of the financial processes in the financial accounting of Life Healthcare.


Critical Outputs

Preparing and capturing of requisitions, orders and payments on SAP.

Facilitating the procurement cycle.

Managing the allocated creditors. Reconciling, processing and liaising with creditors and hospital staff on a daily basis regarding queries on creditors.

Coding and allocation of payments and receipts in the cashbook (assisting).

Assisting the Finance & Admin Manager with ad-hoc tasks.

Assisting the accounting hub with the clearing of bank and debtors reconciling items.

Resolving creditors and debtors account queries.

Maintaining a filing system for creditors. Updating and management of the contracts register.

Assisting in reviewing and establishing adequate internal controls.

Managing the Accounts receivable sub-system.

Preparing accurate and complete accruals at month end.

Assist the Finance & Admin Manager with month-end, and Capital Expenditure Reporting.

General admin duties, e.g. filing, taking of minutes, etc.

Liaising with the national credit control department with regard to daily banking and bank transfer payments.

Handling of petty cash.

Constantly striving to improve working methods to improve standardization and efficiencies.




Bachelor of Commerce Degree in accounting or equivalent

SAP knowledge is essential

Financial process understanding up to trial balance

Proficient in MS Office

Ability to perform balance sheet reconciliations

Working well under pressure

Attention to details regarding recons

Deadline driven




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation


Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behavior

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organizational awareness

Leading my example (Key for Managers)

Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)