Job Description: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Our client in the medical waste sector is looking to hire an Accounts Payable Supervisor with the below listed skills.

Job Title: Accounts Payable Supervisor

Department: Finance

Reports to: Accountant: Tax & Statutory Compliance

Job Summary:

  • You will oversee reports regarding cash flow; ensures correct payments are made in a timely manner. Develops guidelines and standard operating procedures for proper handling and defining of invoices to maintain general ledger expense account and inventory records. You will analyse expense reports and other invoices for accuracy and eligibility for payment.
  • Supervisory responsibilities will comprise 30% of the workload whilst the balance will be ‘hands-on’ reconciliation of accounts.


  • Implement a cut off process
  • ensure recons are done monthly
  • arrange payment schedules and COD timing
  • Ensure VAT is correctly claimed
  • Ensure expense are correctly defined to ensure consistent posting to GL accounts
  • Liaise with Suppliers for delayed payments / discounts
  • Set BBBEE criteria limits in AP ledger
  • Ensure PO process and 3-way matching is implemented and monitored
  • Ensure Supplier vetting and credit terms in place
  • Supervision of in/direct reports
  • Interrogate reports from inventory and warehouse personnel

Education, Experience and Fundamental Skills:

  • A BCom degree or similar is desirable
  • 3 years supervisory experience with min 5 years AP reconciliations
  • Advance excel skill set
  • Presentation skills
  • People management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Pastel Partner or other ERP experience

This is an in office full time position based in Germiston Ekurhuleni.

The salary scale is between R15 000 and R20 000.

To apply send your CV to on or before 19th January 2024