Bookkeeper

Job No:  202315
Location:  Alberton
Salary:  R 20 000 - R 25 000 Per Month CTC 

 

JOB PURPOSE

Our client is looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to assist the finance team with a variety of tasks within the department. Job duties include working closely with our accounting team to create and analyse financial reports and ensure legal requirements compliance, processing of company credit and fleet card transactions, stock take control, checking monthly petty cash count and reconciliation, check and approving managers project costing sheets ensuring the right GP% are met and the ability to manage monthly provisions on the balance sheet. Our ideal candidate should hold a B-Com degree / Bookkeeper qualification and is familiar with accounting software packages, such as Syspro.  Ultimately, the candidates’ responsibilities are to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our company. The ideal candidate will be someone who wants to grow within the finance department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process

  • Verify that transactions are recorded to the correct GL accounts

  • Reconciliation clearing accounts

  • Check and approve project costing sheets for payment

  • Quarterly stock take

  • Enter data, maintain records and assist with month end processes

  • Review of Petty Cash Recon

  • Posting of journal entries          

  • Maintain the monthly provisions on the balance sheet for projects, warranties and stock.

  • Reconciliation of company credit and fleet cards.

  • Assist in checking monthly creditors reconciliations and COD payment requests for payment approval           

  • Year end Audit

SKIILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven bookkeeping/ accounting experience

  • Solid understanding of accounts function

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records

  • Data entry skills along with acumen for numbers

  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel  

  • Proficiency in English

  • Personal drive

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Deadline driven, able to work independently, good communicator and ability to resolve any challenges

  • B-Com degree or similar qualifications in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration