Ascendis Health: Head Office Creditors Clerk


Ascendis Health: Head Office Creditors Clerk Admin.

Ascendis Health invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following position.


VACANCY: Head Office Creditors Clerk

DIVISION: Ascendis Management Services


Job Objective:

  • Safeguarding of the creditors age analysis integrity and accuracy
  • Executing communicated internal controls
  • Executing suppliers invoicing and payments on time, accuracy of financial inputs
  • Accurate preparation of creditors’ reconciliations and processing of invoices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creditor management


  • Optimize settlement discounts and rebates, flag early payments.
  • Completion and submission of vendor applications accurately
  • Preparation of creditors’ reconciliations to statements and processing of invoices with legible descriptions.
  • Assist in weekly and monthly cash payments forecasts.
  • Complete payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.
  • Correct allocation of expenses within the General Ledger
  • Completion of payment reconciliations to the latest statement – verify approval on all invoices before submission for loading and payment.
  • Ensure coding on each invoice is accurate and valid, and qualifies as a valid tax invoice.
  • Ensure reconciling items are addressed and resolved.
  • Monitor the age analysis and ensure account payments are up to date and all payments due are recorded.
  • Resolve all accounts queries timeously.
  • Prepare month end accrual list, expenses not yet processed based on creditors statements and invoices.
  • Assist in ad hoc queries, audit queries and BEE related queries.
  • Update and maintain vendor databases.
  • Responsible for processing of recharges to the Group BU’s
  • Processing of invoices received from the respective BU’s.
  • Preparation of bi-monthly and monthly payment lists to be sent to FM.
  • Follow up to ensure all invoices loaded on the approval application has been approved timeously for month end processing

Key Competencies:

  • Preferably BCom/Diploma or equivalent qualification in the relevant field
  • The personality attributes and administrative & accountancy skills typically associated with successful Accountants.
  • Working knowledge of SAGE
  • Microsoft Word and Excel proficient
  • Good (English) communication skills (verbal & written)
  • 3-5 Years’ experience in a similar environment

Closing Date: 31 December 2023



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