Takealot Accounts Payable Manager Jobs in South Africa

Takealot Accounts Payable Manager Jobs in South Africa

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

    Your responsibilities will include

  • Managing team of accounts payable team leaders, clerks and data capturers. (Performance and talent management including administrative responsibilities)

  • Managing process of onboarding new suppliers and maintenance of current suppliers on Pastel.

  • Manage supplier’s credit limits, open orders and discount types with suppliers and buyers.

  • Quality review of monthly supplier reconciliations (Stock and expense creditors).

  • Resolving non-routine supplier queries escalated by team members, retail and warehouse departments.

  • Managing ageing of all creditors and ensure timely payment. (Pastel ageing, GRIR and control accounts)

  • Perform accounting procedures where required (capturing of discounts etc)

  • Ensure all conditional/unconditional rebates are captured and accounted for.

  • Ensure all Supplier Returns (RFC’s) are processed and accounted for.

  • Monthly reporting of key funding requirements and ageing to stakeholders.

  • Managing daily, weekly and monthly payment cycle.

  • Upload payment batches onto the bank.

  • Uploading/capturing of Bank Statements and perform Bank Reconciliations.

  • Identification, investigating and solving of all system and process related issues affecting accounts payable. This includes changing current processes and implementing changes required.

  • Preparation of accounts payable reports (including but not limited to Age Analysis, Open Orders, Rebates, RFCs,Credit Limit, GRIR capturing)

  • Manage/create Supplier Invoicing (Rebates / Margin Support).

  • Follow up on Supplier Invoices and ensure collection (cash/credit note).

  • Assist with BEE Certification process.

  • Ad-hoc requests from CFO and Finance Managers

    Attributes required

  • Good communication skills, interpersonal skills

  • Work under pressure

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Deadline driven

  • Problem solving skills


  • Applicants must be in possession of a tertiary qualification (B.Com/B.Tech degree) with accounting as a major subject

  • 3 – 5 Years relevant Accounts Payable Manager experience

  • Experience in managing big team of clerks/data capturers

  • Relevant experience in maintaining large volumes of suppliers/transactions

  • Computer proficiency pertaining to MS Office is a prerequisite, strong excel skills

    The Environment

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is respectful but forthright

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster

  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;

  • is curious and challenge the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com

  • thinks like an owner of the business


    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot Accounts Payable Manager Jobs in South Africa

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