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Junior Accountant

Grahamstown Grahamstown Makana, South Africa
Closing date
Oct 21, 2023

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: PE001506-LS-1Our client based in Port Elizabeth is currently looking to employ a Junior Accountant. A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

BCom degree with completed Articles.
3+ Years of accounting experience in a similar role.
Working knowledge of Pastel.
Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel.
SAGE / Evo experience essential.
Working knowledge of VAT requirements and SARS submissions.
Ability to work with little supervision.
Attention to detail.
Strong financial analysis skills.
Work well under pressure and apply strict time management skills.
Presentation and Communication skills.


Posting of journal entries.
Maintaining fixed asset register and posting depreciation journals.
Maintain data related to Fringe Benefit Vehicle Depreciations.
Update Investment interest file monthly.
Balance Sheet reconciliation for ALL entities.
EMP201, VAT reconciliation and submission.
Liaising with external auditors.
Assist Admin staff in coordinating tasks and queries at branch level.
Weekly Cash Flow forecast.
Update and track the Projects vs Funding and prepare report to FM timeously.
Coordinate Intercompany loans.
Manage Investec Accounts transfers.
Maintain monthly Journal Listing file and Peer review of Journals posted by Bookkeepers.
Maintaining monthly Budget File.
Maintaining Monthly Year-End and Audit File.
Conduct Peer reviews of Cash Books, Petty Cash Entries, POS Banking Control Account on a weekly basis.
Assist with preparing year end Audit Packs for reporting to shareholders/directors and auditors.
Prepare high quality audit file, with all necessary supporting documentation prepared.
Assist with annual budgeting process for related entities.
Preparation and presentation of Monthly Management Accounts for related Entities.
Dealing with and managing ad hoc queries.

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