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Junior Bookkeeper - Gauteng, Roodepoort

Poneli Consulting
Roodepoort Roodepoort, Gauteng West Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Mar 5, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Bookkeeper is responsible for undertaking all bookkeeping activities up to Trial Balance including accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts, and payroll & other journals.

They will be processing end-to-end transaction allocation and accounts management, including helping with the preparation of financial/management reports.

  • Key role is to perform all the activities of a Bookkeeper.
  • Will work with your Manager, helping train you in technical knowledge and reviewing your work.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence.
  • Directed by and reportable to Assistant Client Manager & Senior Bookkeeper.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changes.
  • Knowledgeable and can apply accounting concepts.

  • Will be required to work in a team and be willing and able to delegate work when asked by Manager.

  • Perform bank reconciliation.
  • Can prepare sales invoices in the client's accounting system.
  • Enter supplier's tax invoices in the client's accounting system.
  • Process payments of A/P and collections of A/R.
  • Can resolve the recurring reconciling items showing in the reconciliation reports like Bank Reconciliation, Trade Payables/Receivables.
  • Can do payroll data entry processing and able to reconcile with relevant records.
  • Do relevant reconciliations of all balance sheet items.
  • Understanding of the flow of accounting transactions up to the financial statements level.
  • Have a good understanding of the SARS E-filing portal and its use.
  • Can consult with accountants (internal & external).
  • Can liaise directly with the Firm's clients when required.
  • Use of the following software
  • Xero and preferably be a Xero Certified Advisor (Training can be provided)
  • Hubdoc and Dext (Training can be provided)
  • Xero Practice Manager (Training can be provided)
  • Microsoft Products
  • SARS E-filing.

  • General Accounting Principles.
  • Value Added Taxation (VAT).
  • Treatment of Depreciation.
  • University degree with subjects in Accounting and Taxation.
  • English and Afrikaans (Speak, read, and write).
  • Valid drivers licence with own transport.

Desired Skills:
  • Bookkeeping up to Trail Balance

Desired Work Experience:
  • 2 to 5 years

Desired Qualification Level:
  • Degree

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