Accounts Payable Specialist | IT Recruitment

Primary purpose of the role:

The primary purpose of this role is to work closely with the UK, Germany, and Netherland’s finance team. You will be expected to ensure Purchase-to-Pay process is executed in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner. This role will best suit someone who has previous accounts payable knowledge and able to use their own initiative in a fast-paced environment. Communications skills will be crucial as the person will work for overseas offices. We are looking for a person that can build relationships with internal and external partners.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Invoice processing
  • Managing workflow in automated AP tool (Digital Mail Room)
  • Handling queries
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Checking and challenging invoices and payments
  • Liaising with external suppliers and internal staff
  • Payment processing in bank and in accounting software
  • Bank statement imports and reconciliation (Cargo Wise/HSBC/Hypo Bank & ABN Amro)
  • FX knowledge
  • Various ad-hoc purchase ledger tasks

Required Skills:

  • Self-Management – We don’t believe in micromanagement. You need to possess the drive and ability to take a project and run with it.
  • Technical – Prior involvement in accounts payable knowledge is a requirement. TSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in line with the Employment Equity Act
  • Logic – Things don’t always make sense. You need to have the ability to work through and make logical sense of complicated and often illogical solutions and processes.
  • Language – We have a global footprint with offices and clients practically everywhere – the ability to read, write, and speak fluently in English, is a must. Other languages could prove to be useful.

Technical Requirements:

  • M/S Office (particularly Excel and Outlook)
  • Understanding Purchase – to – Pay processes
  • Degree in accounting or finance preferred, or 3-5 years of experience in accounting
  • Account Payable experience

Other Requirements:

  • SA citizenship
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