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Bookkeeper

Employer
carlysle
Location
eThekwini Durban, KwaZulu Natal KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 15, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a dynamic and ambitious family owned and run export trading business based in Durban that has been in existence for the last 48 years. They specialize in the export of FMCG's, fruit and vegetables, meat, wines and building materials to over 45 countries throughout the world.

They are looking for a a Bookkeeper to join their finance team to be responsible for providing support to the accounting and finance team by performing various bookkeeping and administrative tasks. Key Responsibilities:

Data Entry:
  • Enter financial transactions into the accounting system accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Code and categorize expenses and income appropriately.
Invoice Processing:
  • Assist in processing and managing invoices.
  • Verify and reconcile invoices with purchase orders and receipts.
Bank Reconciliation:
  • Reconcile bank statements with the general ledger.
  • Record and categorize bank transactions.
Expense Reports:
  • Process and reconcile employee expense reports.
  • Ensure compliance with company expense policies.
Record Maintenance:
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date financial records.
  • File and archive financial documents for future reference.
Financial Reporting Support:
  • Assist in the preparation of basic financial reports.
  • Provide data and documentation for financial analysis.
Assist in Audits:
  • Support internal and external auditors by providing requested documentation.
  • Ensure compliance with established internal controls.
Communication:
  • Communicate with vendors and internal departments to address inquiries and resolve discrepancies.
  • Assist with basic customer inquiries related to financial transactions.
Expense Monitoring:
  • Monitor and report on expenses against budgets.
  • Highlight any variances or discrepancies
Ad Hoc Tasks:
  • Assist with additional tasks and projects as assigned by senior team members.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.
Qualifications:

- Diploma in Accounting or equivalent.
- Basic understanding of accounting principles.
- Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry.
- Effective organizational and time management skills.
- Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.

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