Accounts Clerk

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Montague Gardens, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • May 10, 2017
Permanent Accounting

Job Description

Accounts Clerk

Location: Montague Gardens, Cape Town

Salary: R12k - R15k per month


Purpose of the Role:

To assist the Accountant with various responsibilities relating to creditors, debtors and inventory.




3 – 5 years’ experience in a similar role

Good working knowledge of Pastel

Attention to detail and accuracy

Strong Excel and numeracy skills


Time management skills to deal with deadlines

Ability to work under pressure



Accounts payable

Capturing/processing of invoices for all suppliers

Perform the accounts payable function including, monthly reconciliations and ad-hoc queries

Preparing invoices for payment

Weekly merchandiser sales reports compilation

Review and process promoter’s payments


Assist with the fortnightly cycle counts and prepare all inventory reports for review and distribution

Ad hoc work as required by the finance manager

Closing of accounting modules (purchases; sales; inventory) in the Sage Accounting Package

Goods received notes

Inter Branch Transfers

Accounts receivable

Assistance with daily invoicing

Preparation of the daily sales report

Download weekly sales reports from all retailers and prepare

Preparation of various retail sales reports

Ensure that month end procedures are done promptly

Prepare and review action plans to collect debt

Prepare and upload monthly statements for on-line retailers and manage their portals


Daily filing

Answering telephones

Action on emails

Job Level


Salary Range

R10 000 - R15 000 per month