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Senior Accountant

North Johannesburg JHB - Northern Suburbs, Gauteng Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 15, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a supplier of all your bulk fuel requirements nationally.
They provide a swift turnaround time, nationwide delivery, and convenient finance options will undoubtedly drive your business forward. Job Description: Senior Accountant

Location: Aspen Hills, Johannesburg South

Purpose of the Role:

To ensure quality and timeliness of accounting services

Education & Qualification
  • Matric
  • Degree in Accounting
  • Work experience & Duration - Min 5 years
Computer Software and Skills:
  • Advanced Excel, Word, MS Office
  • Xero
  • Pastel Partner
  • Pastel Evolution
  • Pastel Payroll
  • Sage VIP Payroll
  • E-filing
  • Easy File
  • Vat applicability
  • Vat Zero rated
  • Vat Exempt
  • Tax rates
  • Depreciation Methods
  • Customs Vat
  • Provisional tax calculation (deductions)
  • Bad debts & doubtful debts
  • Deferred tax
Financial Ratios:
  • Gross Profit ratio
  • Operating cost ratio
  • Operating profit ratio
  • Net profit ratio
  • Current Ratio
  • Quick ratio
  • Debt - to- equity Ratio
  • Stock - turnover
  • Inventory ratio
  • Debtors turnover ratio
  • ROI ratio
  • Debt equity ratio
  • Debt collection ratio
  • Working capital turnover ratio
  • Fixed assets turnover ratio
Areas of Responsibilities:
  • Request all required accounting documents and schedules
  • Escalate any delays in getting information
  • Remind and inform clients about any statutory deadlines and information
  • Answer and respond to clients inquiries
  • Maintain strict client confidentially
  • Adhere to accounting professional standards and ethics

Job Specification:
  • Excellent Communication (verbal & written)
  • Research
  • Numeracy and Numeracy Reasoning and Ability
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • High Objective Judgement
  • Timekeeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactiveness
  • Moderately Sociable
  • Moderately Accommodating
  • Independent
Key Performance Area:
Reporting: (Prepare and ensure accurate and timeously reporting)
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Customer Reconciliations
  • Suppliers Reconciliations
  • Generate Customer Invoice
  • Generate Supplier Invoice
  • Fixed Assets Register
  • Managements Accounts
  • COIDA for review
  • Customer Relations
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Customer Reconciliations
  • Supplier Reconciliations
  • Stock Reconciliations
  • Payroll - (Fringe Benefits & Allowance, Technical and Bargain Council)
  • Process Returns for Filing (PAYE, VAT, UIF)
  • Assist Juniors with Accounting standard queries and processes.
  • Arrangement of all resources towards achievement of all objectives.
Client Relationship Management (Internal and External)
  • Ensure we meet our obligation to clients and visa-versa

  • Ensure compliance

  • Ensure all internal and external deadlines are met

Acknowledge all written communication within one hour of receipt thereof and ensure thorough response within 24 hours thereof.

Identify other revenue generating opportunities
Comply with company and client policy and procedures
Ensure professionalism
Promote the company brand
Live the company values

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