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Senior Bookkeeper

Full Time

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 2 March

Tuf Foam Pty Ltd

  • Description

  • Job Description – Senior Bookkeeper – Tuf Foam Pty Ltd


    The candidate will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. This will include direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, costing, legal, fixed assets management.


    Provide leadership in the development for the continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives.
    Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
    Take hands-on lead position of developing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive accounting and costing system.
    Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
    Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new projects and strategies.
    Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
    Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
    Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Company
    Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
    Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
    Have relevant work experience of at least 5 years in the manufacturing industry.
    Manage the Accounting, Finance, Tax and Costing functions:

    Ensure accuracy, timely closure of books of accounts every month.
    Maintain an up to date fixed asset register and pass relevant depreciation journals.
    Experience with treatment of assets purchased on finance (amortisation schedules) and passing relevant journals.
    Ensure regular Bank & VAT reconciliations are done.
    Preparation of monthly and quarterly Financial Statements of the company.
    Preparation and presentation of the finance reports for monthly meeting.
    Prepare Cash Flow statement on weekly basis.
    Ensure timely payment of statutory liabilities (VAT/EMP201/EMP501, WCA, STATS SA)
    Manage the Statutory Audit / Tax Audit / Cost Audit / Internal Audit.
    Prepare audit schedules and review schedules prepared by other staff.
    Conduct comprehensive monthly stock takes.
    Approval of the accounting vouchers as per the company policy/practice.
    Identify weak areas of operation and implement system for improvement.
    Ensure Customer (both internal and external) satisfaction.
    Desired Profile:
    Qualified Bcompt

    Proficiency in computer literacy MS Office and accounting packages. Advanced Pastel Partner and Payroll essential.

    Must be hands on and humble enough to carry out routine accounting and bookkeeping tasks.
    Must be target and result oriented. Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: C
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Ad summary

  • Senior Bookkeeper

  • Recruiter

    Tuf Foam Pty Ltd

  • Province

    City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary


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