• Full Time
  • KZN

Mhlathuze Water

Established in 1980, Mhlathuze Water is a public regional water service provider and a leading water utility. The organisation is committed to national and worldclass service delivery standards.


• REF: FIN/2021/01 • JOB GRADE: 213 HAY UNITS / C1

An excellent opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and results driven individual to fulfil the role of Payables Administrator in our Finance Department at our Head Office in Richards Bay. The incumbent will report to the Payables Supervisor and will maintain accurate supplier details and ensure suppliers are paid timeously.

Key performance areas: • Maintain and administer trade and sundry payables: • ensuring only approved suppliers are used according to MW policies and procedures • resolving account-related problems and settlement of disputes * preparing accurate coding of invoices to the correct dimensions * ensuring supplier banking details are correct prior to making payments • Process payables’ invoices, credit notes and
journals on a daily basis • Reconciliation of all payables on a monthly basis • Control and review water charges and levies through liaison with the Department of Water and Sanitation to ensure accuracy of payments • Ensure proper records management for all payments made • Ensure payment of payables within set performance targets • Perform on the job training of an intern allocated to the Payables section.

Requirements: • Matric plus National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Finance/Accounting or equivalent relevant qualification • A minimum of three years’ financial experience in accounts payables • Microsoft package, ERP System experience and an advanced understanding of GRAP, PFMA and Treasury Regulations • Good customer service orientation, conflict management and problem solving skills • Attention to detail and the ability to perform under tight deadlines • Quality orientation and good follow-up skills as well as the ability to share productive working relations with internal and external customers • Ability to maintain a good working relationship with suppliers.

Qualifying Coloured and White persons are encouraged to apply. Applications for the above position, including a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, copies of qualifications, proof of identification, driver’s licence and details of recent contactable referees, must be sent to the HR Officer, Mhlathuze Water, Private Bag X1047, Richards Bay 3900, or e-mail: vacancy@mhlathuze.co.za or submit your online application on the careers section of our website: www.mhlathuze.co.za quoting the reference number as indicated by the close of business on the 05 March 2021.

  • Mhlathuze Water reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised
  • The appointment will be made in line with the requirements of our employment equity plan
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only
  • If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful
  • Mhlathuze Water would never require job seekers to pay money when applying for positions in the organisation.