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Finance Assistant-72182

Unique Personnel
Boksburg Boksburg Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Closing date
Mar 5, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Unique Personnel boasts over 50 years (established in 1970) of personnel and staffing experience, so it's not surprising that even though our main focus has been providing on South African Staffing Solutions, we now recruit internationally for over 5000 clients
Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Financial Manager: Group Reporting & Controls, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Financial Managers and Bookkeeper with the following responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Weekly processing of cashbook entries
Monthly processing of business credit cards
Daily monitoring and reporting of bank balances and movements, and daily cash forecasting.
Reconciliation of bank accounts and credit card accounts


Processing of approved creditor/supplier invoices
Matching of invoices to payments
Preparation of creditor/supplier reconciliations monthly
Supplier query investigations and requesting of statements monthly
Circulation of payment remittances to suppliers

Month-end Processes:

Processing of monthly management fees and recovery invoices
Processing of routine month-end Journals for head-office entities

Balance sheet maintenance

Preparation of reconciliations for creditors
Assisting in monthly reporting


Maintaining the Balance sheet data file on a daily basis
Data capturing of forward cover contracts into the deal workbook on a daily basic

Ad-hoc Finance Tasks

Maintenance of an orderly accounting filing system (electronic)
Assisting auditors with queries during year-end audits
General finance support tasks

Front of house duties

Arrangement of ad hoc deliveries to and from the office
Managing stationery requirements
Assist with receiving guests
Any other tasks assigned

Education & Experience Requirements

Essential: Relevant tertiary qualification in Finance or Accounting
Computer literare in MS office essential. Pastel Evolution advantageous.
Previous experience in an administrative or support role

Skills & Abilities

Supportive teamplayer with a “value-add” attitude
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Committed to meeting deadlines and takes accountability for deliverables
High energy with the ability to work under pressure and perform in a fast-paced envronment
Ability to communicate well and manages time effectively

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