Accounts Payable Clerk at Spar Group

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Market Related salary

  • Job 2117655 | Ref 1074

  • Posted 28 Jun 2017 by Spar Group

About the Position


The purpose of this position is to ensure the timely and correct reconciling of all creditors accounts from remittance advice to the suppliers' statements and payments thereof.


  • Display a high degree of accuracy, speed and attention to detail;
  • FMCG experience an advantage;
  • Possess excellent numerical and organisation skills

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


  • communicate at all levels
  • analyse and interpret information
  • make accurate calculations


  • creditors processing and payment
  • data collection and analysis
  • monthly reconciliation of creditor accounts
  • receiving and recording invoices and arranging payment
  • Analysing and resolving complaints
  • Allocating expenses to general ledger/cost centre codes to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Responding to Supplier queries & complaints


  • Accounting/ Bookkeeping

About The Employer

With the 1960's emergence of grocery chains in South Africa, a group of 8 wholesalers was given the exclusive rights to the SPAR name in 1963, to service 500 small retailers.

Our three friendly store formats, which are, SPAR for neighbourhood shopping, SUPERSPAR for one-stop, competitively priced, bulk shopping and KWIKSPAR for every day convenience, cater more than adequately for all your shopping preferences.

SPAR operates under "voluntary trading" principles which means that while we encourage our retailers to take advantage of SPAR's trading power, our retailers can source goods from local traders. That is why each store has its own regional [URL Removed] the SPAR Group Ltd operates 6 distribution centres, supplies goods and services to almost 800 SPAR stores in South Africa. The SPAR Group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 2005.

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