The average salary for an Accounts Payable Clerk in South Africa is R157,713.
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Job Description for Accounts Payable Clerk
Accounts payable clerks generally work for accounting firms or organizations' accounting departments, coordinating various accounts payable functions on behalf of their organization. Their duties include, among others, performing data entry, handling customer inquiries, preparing financial statements and performing vendor maintenance. In all tasks, these clerks must maintain a high degree of accuracy. Employers often encourage accounting clerks to make process improvements to make their job mo…Read more
Accounts Payable Clerk Tasks
- Issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
- Record, code, and process all invoices for payment.
- Prepare, enter and maintain filing of Accounts Payable.
- Perform timely account reconciliation by verifying entries and comparing to balances.
Popular Employer Salaries for Accounts Payable Clerk
The top respondents for the job title Accounts Payable Clerk are from the companies Imperial, Pick 'n Pay and SPAR Distribution Centre. Reported salaries are highest at Pick 'n Pay where the average pay is R197,215. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Imperial, earning around R188,163. Voltex pays the lowest at around R120,500. SPAR Distribution Centre also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying R128,000.
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Popular Skills for Accounts Payable Clerk
Skills in Accounts Payable and Microsoft Outlook are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounts Payable Clerk
An entry-level Accounts Payable Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R109,113 based on 28 salaries. An early career Accounts Payable Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R138,025 based on 648 salaries. A mid-career Accounts Payable Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R178,053 based on 453 salaries. An experienced Accounts Payable Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R191,386 based on 321 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R235,425.
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