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Customs Cost Accountant

Location -Cape Town  ,South Africa (ZA) 

Job ID -3065

Job Purpose

To reconcile direct cost supplier accounts including allocating accounting transactions, querying discrepancies and making payment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Check and confirm Agents and ASL customs invoices and supporting documents.
  • Allocate all direct costs to relevant GL-code
  • Dispute discrepancies with relevant suppliers
  • Capture all transactions to SAP
  • Ensure to have completed suppliers reconciliation in time for payment.
  • Prepare international payments documents for Bank by the respective due dates
  • Accurate preparation of payment logs to be sent to Treasury team
  • Ensure the AP Ageing that +120 days are cleared unless dispute
  • Submit remittances to suppliers
  • Assist with internal customs queries
  • Adhoc tasks relevant to the position
  • Filing


Related Procedures

 Adhere to all related policies and documented procedures.


Minimum Requirements

  • Matric Certificate / Grade 12 – Relevant tertiary qualification would be advantageous
  • 1 – 2 years accounting experience or equivalent
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience in SAP or other accounting packages
  • Experience in AP accounts reconciliation
  • Excellent command of the English language (verbal and written)



  • Well organized
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure




  • Planning and organising
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Communication (Verbal and Written)

Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.

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