Job Title

Junior Accounts Payable Clerk (Life Insurance)

South Africa, Gauteng
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Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: Insurance
Posted: 16 May 2024

Job Details

Purpose of position:

  • Processing all invoices received for payment and ensuring that all creditors are paid in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.



  • Expense/payment activities:
  • Processing of incoming payments and accounts
  • Day to day financial transaction processing, including:
  • Verifying, classifying, and recording of expenses
  • Management of the approval process
  • Preparation of payment packs
  • Loading/amending of payments onto banking system.
  • Tracking of outstanding payments
  • Analysis of payment reports
  • Preparation of and recording of payment journals
  • SAGE experience preferable
  • General accounting
  • Data analysis
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Reporting of financial data and the relevant communication related to payments



  • Matric (essential)
  • BCom Financial Accounting degree (beneficial)
  • Experience with SAGE (beneficial)
  • Financial industry, especially long-term insurance industry, experience (beneficial)
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (essential)


Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organised and methodical approach to tasks
  • Outcome oriented and assertive
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Deadline driven and punctual


Should you not receive any feedback within ten (10) working days after the closing date, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

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