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Junior Accountant/ Senior Bookkeeper

Employer
ESG Recruitment
Location
East Johannesburg JHB - Eastern Suburbs, Gauteng Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 5, 2024

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior Accountant/Senior Bookkeeper
Requirements:
1**Normal Ledger accounting
a) Maintain the accounting system to trial balance level
b) Provide trial balance to CEO within agreed timescales of month end

2**Sales and Debtors ledger accounting
a) Maintain sales ledger accounts
b) Reconcile monthly sales to delivery notes and POD's
c) Ensure prompt payment of invoices by debtors accounting to payment terms
d) Report to CEO on any late payments
e) Maintain debtors age analysis and report monthly

3** Purchase Ledger accounting
a) Maintain purchase ledger accounts
b) Enforce companies procurement policy
c) Prepare a weekly list of purchase ledger payments for approval by the CEO
d) Review a sign of all creditors reconciliations monthly
e) Maintain creditors age analysis and report monthly
f) Reconcile the GRN accrual account monthly

4 Banking
a) Complete monthly bank reconciliations within agreed timescales of month end
b) Maintain bank mandates
c) Oversee weekly banking of cash reconcile cheques and payments received to bank statements on a weekly basis
d) Petty cash reconciliations and vetting of slips against expenditure

5 Cash flow budgeting
a) update cash flow forecast based on actual monthly expenditure and provide to CE within agreed timescales of the month end
b) Prepare revised cash flow budget on a quarterly basis to the CE within agreed timescale of the quarterly basis to the Ce within agreed timescales of the quarter end following discussion with the Ce
c) Report on weekly cash flow requirements

6** Statutory accounts
a) Support preparation of draft accounts to the CE within 1 month of year end
b) Reconcile each balance sheet account monthly
c) make sure intercompany loans, creditors and debtors accounts balance monthly and agree intercompany
d) Prepare management accounts monthly and other management reporting needed
e) Perform a VAT reconciliation to the returns submitted and actual sales per the GL
f) Perform a payroll reconciliation between the payroll system and general ledger on a monthly basis

7** Payrol
a)Prepare payroll and keep up to date with the changes in law, pension schemes and PAYE
b) Reconcile monthly paid employees and issue payslips c) Review weekly paid employees reconciliation

8** Income
a) To facilitate analysis of income per product group
b) To ensure that all deliveries are invoiced

9**Taxation
a) Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.

10** Stock control
Package: SAGE

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