Cashbook Clerk - N/A10411
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings


Head Office



Job Purpose

Responsible and accountable to process payments, receipts allocation and bank statement reconciliation in IFS, in line with Company and SSC standards and regulations.


2-Year Diploma in Accounting


3 years€™ experience as a cash book clerk

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge required involves the practical application of work procedures and processes
  • Planning is generally on a short-term basis (within 3 months) and within regular activity cycles.
  • Communicates, co-ordinates and interacts with others in the value chain to ensure the shared service centre achieves its SLA with the units
  • Manages one's time and resources to ensure that objectives are achieved effectively and on time.
  • English written and verbal communication skills
  • Numerical skills (calculations)
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability
  • Cash book processing and reconciliation process knowledge
  • Proficient computer skills (MS Office / IFS Finance and cash books
  • Telephone skills


Key Performance Areas:

  • Match receipts to AR invoices and posting of unmatched receipts using the parked receipts function in IFS.
  • Process EFT payments generated from payment proposals into the bank EFT payment systems .
  • Obtain approval from two signatories to release payments on the bank's payment system.
  • Capture bank transfers on IFS and payments through the bank system.
  • Process payment of expenses via the bank EFT system as required from expenses clerk.
  • Process payments via NedTreasury for foreign exchange payments
  • Respond to any queries from units regarding cash books via Teamworks.
  • Daily download of bank statement data and upload into IFS. Posting of all transactions into IFS.
  • Daily reconciliation of bank account by matching all entries in IFS
  • Daily review of bank balance to ensure there is a positive balance
  • Continuous follow-up of all unmatched entries.
  • Assist other clerks in the Cashbook team with queries and processing where necessary
  • Filing of physical payments / expenses
  • Meet the Key Performance Indicators (€œKPIs€) for this role (eg: daily reconciliation,long outstanding receipts, payments processed etc).
  • Keep management updated with regards progress, and where necessary escalate unresolved issues
  • Respond to and resolve queries with internal and external clients
  • Develop and maintain sound working relationships with relevant departments
  • Interact with clients and provide professional service standards and solutions
  • Keep up to date with functional services and facilities


Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.