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Accounts Payable Controller

Western Cape Market Related
Sector: Accounting
Posted: Friday, 5 August 2022

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A globally positioned client based in Cape Town, is looking for an Accounts Payable Controller to support the finance function and organisation holistically as a Finance Controller with specific focus on Foreign Creditors and Treasury.  


  • Accounting records, budgets and costings are prepared and maintained accurately and timeously.
  • Ownership and Responsibility to ensure controls are implemented and maintained to protect the business and reduce the risk of negative financial impacts
  • Provide reports to support business and decision making - the reports should be accurate, timely, relevant and insightful
  • Managing cashflow and working capital to support to support profitability and preserve cash
  • Finance as a business partner should hold the business accountable for decisions made, while continuously supporting the business strategy, goals and budgets.


  • B Com in Accounting or Finance Diploma
  • Need to demonstrate Financial technical skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads and workflow to meet deadlines
  • Experience in processing of large volumes of operational accounting documentations including banking and accounts payable.
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Minimum 5 years commercial experience
  • Sage Evolution Experience advantageous

Competencies / Skills:

  • Resilient
  • Detail orientated
  • Negotiation and Leadership
  • Planning and building
  • Technical problem-solving abilities
  • Strong technical skills
  • Strong project management and process improvement skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication