Credit Controller

Credit Controller

McCain Foods | springs, GT, ZA

Posted 13 days ago

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Position Title: Credit Controller

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Springs 

Grade:  Grade 03 

Requisition ID:  18866 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of a Temporary Credit Controller for a period of 3 months to be based at the McCain Springs site, Gauteng. The successful candidate will report to the Creditors Supervisor.


To provide administrative and clerical support for a subset of the business’s financial needs.


  • Payment of Foreign Vendors and weekly Farmer Vendors:
  • Sorting and matching of foreign stock/equipment with invoices.
  • Collating of required documentation for foreign payment.
  • Buying and selling of foreign currencies.
  • Accurate capturing of foreign payments in Citibank.
  • Compiling farmer weekly payment file, and sending to shared services team.
  • Managing Messaging Queues:
  • Following up with buyers and confirmers to ensure that aged invoices are cleared from the queues.
  • Resolving customer troubleshooting queue.
  • T &E (Travel & Expenses) Super user:
  • Submitting SAP GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) request for new users.
  • Assisting users with submitting travel claims.
  • Resolving travel & expenses queries.
  • Performing testing on upgrade to the system.
  • Reconciliations:
  • Reconciling Reynolds to the Amex statement.
  • Steinweg reconciliation and management of this account , ensuring invoices are send to the correct channels for processing.
  • Potato levy recon and submission.
  • PC&R (Potato Contracting & Receiving) transporter recon and payment scheduling.
  • Prepaid expense recon 118000. Maintaining the GL (General Ledger) account and clearing of advance payments.
  • Managing travel forex 122101 GL (General Ledger) account and ensuring that travellers recons are submitted and forex cleared.
  • Managing the petty cash and reconciling at month end for the purchase and renewal of licenses.
  • Managing traffic infringements on the AVIS portal for McCain vehicles.
  • General Accounts Payable:
  • Liaising with vendors to resolve issues.
  • Completing credit applications and submitting for signature.
  • General administration duties.

  • Grade 12 or Equivalent.
  • Diploma in Accounting.
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in an Accounting and Administrative role.

  • Knowledge of SAP and other relevant software applications.
  • Advanced Excel.
  • Administration /clerical skill.
  • Knowledge of basic procurement function.
  • Understanding legal Invoice/tax invoice requirements.
  • Understanding and preparing reconciliations.
  • Able to work with foreign currencies.
  • Knowledge of Accounting practices.
  • Effective communication.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Financial and business acumen.
  • Accuracy and good attention to detail.
  • Tolerance for stress.
  • Able to manage time effectively.
  • Able to work independently without supervision.