Accounts Payable Clerk

About the role
The role is expected to deliver an excellent service to the International Secretariat and South Africa National Office by monitoring implementation of relevant finance policies and the relevant processes through effective use of the Purchase Order system and Travel management systems. In addition, you will be required to process payments to suppliers and staff in line with relevant Service Level Agreements. You will also be responsible for the preparation and posting of ledger entries and reconciling supplier and staff accounts so that financial information is kept up to date, complete and accurate. You will support the finance team with both internal and external audits as well any other adhoc requests.

About you
A qualified bookkeeper with accounting and reporting skills and experience in dealing with banking systems, suppliers, staff and other contacts. Knowledge of SUN and Concur systems is desirable. You will have a track record of providing excellent customer service, communicate effectively and experience of working in a team. You have the initiative to deliver continuous improvement and finding innovative ways to improve practices and quality of service. You are passionate about Human Rights and will have interest in engaging with the wider organisation on Human Rights issues and conform with AI’s behaviors.

About us
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.

We reach almost every country in the world and have:
* more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
* more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

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If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

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