Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to
the international market.
The position will be based in the Gauteng.
Reference Nr: PDSA240 Position Grade: B5
Role Purpose: Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, this role will execute transactions supporting the Finance Shared
Services sub function with accuracy and timeliness as per relevant finance processes, frameworks and guidelines. Ensure that all
financial deliverables and reporting requirements are delivered and deadlines are met.


 Perform accounting activities across all relevant Finance processes in a timely and accurate manner:
 Assist in refining processes and guidelines for handling and capturing invoices to facilitate timely payments.
 Verify supplier invoices for payments before capturing and integration into accounting system, ensure compliance with VAT
 Facilitate discrepancies resolutions on supplier invoices versus purchase orders by liaising with suppliers, buyers and/or
 Capture and process credit notes.
 Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
 Maintain accurate records and providing documentation for month-end file, audit and tax reporting.
 Ensure processing of timely payment of all liabilities generated.
 Direct and/or assist in any of the relevant Accounting sub function processes and tasks as allocated by supervisor when
 Execute and achieve period end close process according to set metrics.
 Comply with the Finance processes for Accounting and capture related transactional data into the Finance system. Request
updates to Master Data as required.
 Maintain positive and productive relationships with peers to ensure accurate and timely delivery of transactions and to increase
own effectiveness in completing tasks.
 Provision of timely and adequate support / feedback in a user friendly (understandable) format to ensure overall objectives and
priorities are achieved.
 Provide administrative support to group /operation related projects or change initiatives as required.
 Take cognisance of and adhere to Company policies, procedures and relevant legislation. Manage and report on non-
compliance issues.
 Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Safety, Health and Environment Vision and Values. Manage and report
on non-compliance issues.
 Effective Team Player and Effective Self-Management Management
Minimum Requirements:
 Grade 12 with Maths
 Higher Certificate and/or Advanced Vocational Certificate Equivalent in Accounting NQF L5.
 A minimum of 3 years’ accounting experience.
 Full working operating knowledge on AccPac/Sage300.
 Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate).

Technical Competencies:

 Know and understand cash flow management principles and practices.
 Know and understand how to follow applicable financial systems and procedures.
 Know to reconcile payables statements to what’s reflected in the accounting system.
 Know how to resolve supplier queries.
 Know and understand budget control principles and practices.
 Have knowledge and skill in working with Excel spreadsheets.

Petra Diamonds is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with
the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan and internal candidates.

Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, medical
and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel

Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria.
If you are already employed by Petra Diamonds, please submit an authorised Internal Application Form, your résumé, qualifications and ID when

Please complete an application form (available on and forward, together with
your résumé, certified qualifications and ID, to by 05 December 2021.

Please note, applications
must be sent to the correct e-mail as indicated. Incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes.

If you are approached in this
regard, you should report the incident immediately to your local SAPS or via one of the following hotlines:

Toll Free: 0800 007 247; Phone Call: +27 31 571 5573; Fax: +27 31 560 7395;

Email:; Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga

Rocks, 4320; Website:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.