Accounts Payable Expense Team Leader

Job Description

A superb Accounts Payable Expense Team Leader opportunity has become available within a young, dynamic, hyper growth leading South African retailer. This person will report to the Accounts Payable Manager and will be responsible for expense department end to end.


  • Build, mentor and lead an effective an independent Accounts Payable team
  • Work closely with operational teams in developing and implement standardized controls and policies
  • Managing daily, weekly, and monthly payment cycle
  • Monthly reporting of key funding requirements
  • Management of the aging of the expense control account
  • Work closely with internal business stakeholders, including Retail, Supply Chain, Logistics and Engineering
  • Preparation and reporting of key accounts payable metrics
  • Develop and implement new process and procedures, to streamline the accounts payable process at scale
  • Quality review of monthly supplier reconciliations, including management and control of creditor aging
  • Month end journal processing
  • Work closely with accounting team with queries and Ballance sheet reconciliation
  • Ad-hoc requests from business


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance
  • 3 – 5 years Accounts Payable experience
  • Minimum of 2 years proven experience in leading a team

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