Job ID: 10596
Position Type: Full-Time
Job Function: Finance / Accounting
Workplace Type: Head Office
Division: Not Indicated
Province: Western Cape
Location: Cape Town North
Suburb: Parow (Parow)



Position Description:

AP Payments Clerk


Purpose of the job

Reporting to the AP Payments Administrator, the main purpose of this role will be to process all payment transactions for TFG within the Accounts Payable Shared Services.

This role will capture and complete all payments to ensure timeous payments to the correct TFG vendors.

Job Requirements

Skills and attributes

  • Attention to detail skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good time management and problem solving skills
  • Strong customer-centric approach
  • Planning skills


  • 1-3 years of functional working experience
  • Experience in processing and approving payments
  • Previous experience within finance department (including reconciliations) is advantageous
  • End user experience with financial systems (SAP preference) is preferable


  • Matric


Key Performance Areas


  • Receive manual payment requests and check against supporting documentation,
  • Capture and process all payments timeously and accurately on the banking platform;
  • Execute the payment proposals to suppliers and ensure paid per agreed payment terms;
  • Adhere to all payment deadlines and SLA guidelines for payment processing;
  • Ensure all payments have been authorised according to the required authority matrix;
  • Resolve all payment rejections within the guidelines and policy;
  • Conduct payment recalls and send to the bank, when required;
  • Process journals for payment rejections and recalls;
  • Send remittance advise and proof of payments to suppliers;
  • Maintain Supplier Master Data;
  • Handle all supplier payment queries and supply feedback once query is resolved;
  • Prepare information for any reports required within area of responsibility.


The Foschini Group