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Junior Accountant

Employer
Staff Unlimited
Location
Newcastle Newcastle Amajuba, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 28, 2024

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Responsible for maintaining the financial records of a company by accurately recording the day-to-day financial transactions of the company.KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Primary Responsibilities • check and verify source documents such as invoices, receipts, computer printouts• allocate and post financial transaction details to books• transfer data to general ledger• reconcile and balance all accounts• maintain internal control systems• prepare payments and bank deposits• comply with relevant reporting requirements• assist with audits• maintain complete filing system to support financial records• experience in maintaining and collecting debtorsQUALIFICATIONS• Matric• B. Comm Accounting or equivalent accounting certification or busy with studies in accountingEXPERIENCE:• 1 - 5 years' experience• knowledge of bookkeeping practices• knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and proceduresKNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: • Advanced knowledge of relevant computer applications - Microsoft Office (Word / Excel / Power Point) • Must be computer literate.• Excellent communication skills• Must be able to think on your feet.• Goal-driven, no time wasters• Team-player • Able to work and thrive under pressure.• To go the extra mile, whether expected of you or not.ATTRIBUTES:• Honest, loyal, reliable, and trustworthy. • A ‘Can-do' attitude. • A problem solver• Team player.• Self-motivated.• Operationally a hands-on person.• Ability to work under pressure and deliver accurate work within a deadline driven environment.• Ability to multitask.• Be independent and pro-active. • Time management skills. • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.• Ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organisation. • Ability to take the initiative.• Be able to take responsibility and ownership of their work. • Positive mindset.

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