Creditors Clerk (6 month contract)

Creditors Clerk (6 month contract)

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Full Time


Entry Level


Operating in multiple African countries, with over 260 quick-service restaurants (QSR) and plans to double that within the next 3 years, Hungry Lion strives to provide high-quality products at affordable prices in a modern fast-food environment.

We are a young, fun, dynamic, and GROWING company full of opportunities with little to no corporate politics. Our mandate is to enlist intelligent, creative, and hard-working people who are prepared for a challenge and want to be part of building something EXTRAORDINARY.

THE OPPORTUNITY Creditors Clerk (6 month contract)

We have an opportunity for a Creditors Clerk to join our Finance team.  The purpose of this role is to is to oversee all creditors (trade and expense) in the area of responsibility.


  • Monthly management of creditors.
  • Obtaining all invoices from suppliers.
  • Ensuring that the necessary taxes are correctly withheld (this will be taught on the job).
  • Capturing invoices from suppliers and agreeing invoices to GRV (for trade)/ PO (for  expense).
  • Maintaining monthly reconciliations of suppliers’ statements and system balances (creditors age analysis).
  • Preparing payments based on monthly recons.
  • Adhering to month-end reporting and payment deadlines.
  • Liaise with suppliers on a regular basis.
  • Liaise with Regional Management and Operations.
  • Ensure full payment authorisation is followed and proof of payments shared with suppliers.
  • Assist with investigations relating to daily cash-ups and money received per bank statement, due to local purchases by branches.
  • Assist with tax preparations (prepare list with detail of invoices for the respective month).
  • Ensuring that the necessary taxes are correctly withheld (this will be taught on the job)



  • Matric.
  • 2 years experience working on MS Excel (intermediate-level).
  • Accounting knowledge and experience.


  • Accounting as a subject in Matric.
  • Relevant finance qualification.
  • Experience in the creditors process.


  • Adhering to principles and values.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Meticulous.
  • Adaptability.
  • Delivering results.
  • Coping with pressures and setbacks.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork.
  • Innovative thinking and problem-solving abilities.

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