Job Title
Accounts Payable Administrator
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
19 July 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

An Opportunity for an Accounts Payable Administrator for one of our clients in the legal sector to start immediately. The successful candidate will be based in Cape Town CBD.

Permanent Position

Salary : R16 500 pm

This position requires the successful candidate to work in accordance with the dictates of the practice and the team's deliverables including being
willing to work overtime when necessary. The working hours for this position are made up of 9 hour shifts between the hours of 07:00 and 18h00 and are subject to change, according to the business and team requirements. The incumbent must have their own reliable transport.
The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the loading of EFT’s on FNB internet banking. A general outline of the position is provided below:

  • Capturing of payments on FNB internet banking
  • Preparation of payment requests
  • Assisting with administering Section 86(4) accounts
  • Ability to prioritize and redirect queries where necessary – use of initiative
  • Liaising with internal and external clients and suppliers
  • Ability to follow up effectively on queries
  • Maintaining an efficient and effective filing system
  • Telephone duties: problem resolution and client contact
  • Handle general administrative tasks on a day to day basis


  • Be proficient in office administration and the relevant computer software packages e.g. Microsoft
  • Word, Outlook , Excel, PowerPoint and accounts package (3E)
  • Sound accounting knowledge with the ability to display initiative
  • Strong administrative skills
  • The ability to display initiative
  • The ability to deal with difficult clients (and defending unpopular rules and policies) is a
  • requirement
  • Proven team player, professional, flexible and friendly
  • Client focus is essential (this is a services environment)
  • Possess well developed interpersonal and communications skills, which includes but is not limited to good telephone and email etiquette
  • The ability to work and cope under pressure – deadline driven
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision


  • 3 - 5 years account experience in a professional client services environment preferable
  • Senior Certificate
  • Accounting certificate/diploma preferable
  • 3E experience advantageous