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Senior Bookkeeper

R 20.000,00 monthly eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal 1 August

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  • Description


  • The bookkeeper reports to the Finance Manager/ CEO and will be responsible for the full function accounting duties pertaining to the business – debtors, creditors, petty cash, banking accounts, statutory returns and monthly reporting

    Task and Responsibilities

    · Customer Invoicing and Receipting

    § Invoice customers on a timely basis.

    § Capture debtors’ payments

    § Issue customer statements on a monthly basis.

    § Follow up on overdue debtors’ accounts

    · Supplier Payments and Expenses
    § Ensure all suppliers invoices are appropriately authorized for payment and captured daily.

    § Make supplier payments in accordance with instructions from Management.

    · Reconciliations of Key Accounts
    § Reconcile all bank accounts on a daily basis.

    § Bank accounts reconciled monthly

    § Conduct monthly reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy

    § Ensure all Statutory returns are accurately submitted on due dates.

    · Processing of Payroll
    § Process employees pay in accordance with HR requirements

    § Print employees’ pay slips once payroll has been checked by Management.

    § Reconcile payroll in Pastel, do EMP201 return and submit to SARS

    § Process year-end payroll reports, to meet SARS IRP5 requirements together with EMP501.

    · Budgets and Financial Statements
    § Assist in preparing annual budgets and entering these into Pastel.

    § Process and capture month end journals.

    § Prepare draft monthly financial statements and reports as required.

    § Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements

    § Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

    § Maintain the chart of accounts

    § Maintain the annual budget

    § Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

    § Comply with local government reporting requirements

    § Provide information to external auditors for the annual audit

    · Data Management
    § Maintain a subscription to payroll software, and update software when necessary.

    · Other
    § Capture & reconcile petty cash accounts.

    § Provide clerical and administrative support to management if required.

    § Produce balance sheet, profit and loss and project summary reports as required by the Finance Manager.

    § Follow up outstanding creditors, maintain records and provide reports as required.

    § Ensure that all financial records are accurate and timely for end of financial year audits.

    § Assist with office projects from time to time – providing specific bookkeeping support, research and report writing etc.

    § Comply with general office policies, procedures and all legal requirements.

    § Undertake any other specific duties as required by the Finance Manager.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    · Computer processing skills, general accounting and bookkeeping training, record keeping practices and training, or related job experience of greater than two years in a similar position.

    · Ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately, including percentages, fractions, decimals, and simple mathematical formulae.

    · Highly motivated with an ability to solve practical problems and follow written, verbal or other instructions with several concrete variables.

    · Attention to detail and the ability to organize complex information neatly and accurately.

    · Strong organizational and time management skills,

    · Ability to compose original correspondence, write reports, have effective interaction with people, and to communicate ideas and receive and process information from others.

    · Self-directed with an ability to learn a systematic approach to accounting and to follow the approach without direction to maintain the integrity of the financial data.

    · Ability to operate computer equipment, business equipment and other general office equipment, including telephones and fax machines.

    · Sound written and verbal communications skills

    · Reliable and flexible individual.

    Education and Formal Training

    · Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.

    Work Experience

    · Approximately 10-15 years proven accounting or related experience

    · Experience with Pastel accounting and Sage payroll packages and current knowledge of all legislation associated with the preparation and maintenance of organizational financials.

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Senior Bookkeeper

  • Recruiter

    HotelJobs CC

  • Province

    eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 20.000,00 monthly

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