Creditors Administrator Wanted: Excellerate – Gauteng – South Africa


Job Description
Main purpose / objective of the position:
Complete daily/monthly utility municipal accounts in a driven manner that ensures the delivery of high effective and comprehensive utility management services to our Clients in support of the overall success of the department and Company.

Role Objectives \ Responsibilities

  • Daily accurate capturing and validation of municipal invoices
  • Requesting all outstanding municipal invoices from various municipalities
  • Ensuring that all municipal invoices are VAT compliant
  • Highlight errors on Municipal bills and report to various Utilities teams
  • Handling all disconnections until finalized
  • Reconciliation of Municipal accounts and on re-billing of municipal invoices
  • Adhere to utilities procedures and compliance within various Portfolio’s
  • Meeting the Workflow expectations as per the SLA
  • To attend to various Adhoc duties from management and assist auditors prompty
  • To pay all municipal accounts before due dates in order to eliminate interest charges and disconnections
  • Filing to be done daily/weekly and scanning of all municipal accounts

Experience / Education:
Minimum of Grade 12 with Accountancy subject or equivalent qualification or 2 years’ experience in municipal accounting / training eg. Associate Accounting Technician as well as 2 years relevant experience.

Skills required:
Computer literacy : MS Office, Excel, Word, Knowledge of SAP, MDA will be an advantage. Administration. Time Management.

Knowledge required:

  • Aptitude for figures and financial skills
  • Processing and payment of municipal invoices
  • Adequate knowledge of policies and procedures relevant to role
  • Legislation and regulations with regards to municipal payments
  • Linking accounts and downloading accounts from various websites

Competencies required:
Accuracy. Communication. Systematic Thinking. Methodical. Tolerance for routine. Drive and productivity. Teamwork and Co-operation. Customer and Quality Focus.

Major drivers of work volume:
Sourcing of all Municipal accounts before the due dates, payments, re-conciliations on accounts and constantly resolving queries at councils, year closures of Lanldords.

Interface / relationships with:
Internal: Municipalities, Financial Managers, Utilities Departments, Meter Reading Companies, Operational & Portfolio Managers. Internal Auditors
External: Municipalities, External Auditors

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