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Bryanston Bryanston , Gauteng North Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Bookkeeper seeking your next challenge? Look no further! Our esteemed client, located in Bryanston, is currently seeking a skilled Bookkeeper to join their team on a Fixed-term Contract spanning 4 to 5 months. Key Requirements:
  • Experience: A minimum of 3 years of hands-on bookkeeping experience up to trial balance, preferably within the dynamic hospitality industry.
  • Education: Financial qualification or currently studying towards one, demonstrating your commitment to excellence in finance.
  • Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a must, along with a strong command of Accpac.
  • Tools: Own laptop and reliable access to WiFi to ensure seamless workflow.

Key Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Complete Accounts up to Trial Balance for Multiple Branches:
    • Utilize your expertise in bookkeeping to manage the financial records of 5 to 6 branches, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
    • Perform bank reconciliations and journal entries to reconcile accounts and maintain up-to-date financial records for each branch.
  • Liaising with Relevant Staff to Resolve Queries:
    • Act as a point of contact for internal stakeholders, collaborating with branch managers and department heads to address and resolve any financial queries or discrepancies promptly.
    • Provide guidance and support to ensure smooth communication and resolution of issues related to financial transactions and records.
  • Complete and Update Working Paper Files:
    • Maintain organized and detailed working paper files, documenting all financial transactions and adjustments made during the accounting period.
    • Regularly update and review working papers to ensure accuracy and completeness, facilitating smooth audits and financial reporting processes.
  • Fixed Asset Administration:
    • Oversee the administration of fixed assets, including updating files with invoices, maintaining Excel spreadsheets, and preparing depreciation schedules.
    • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and company policies regarding the recording and management of fixed assets, supporting accurate financial reporting.
  • Complete VAT for One of the Brands:
    • Take ownership of Value Added Tax (VAT) calculations and submissions for one of the hospitality brands, ensuring timely and accurate reporting to regulatory authorities.
    • Stay updated on VAT regulations and requirements to ensure compliance and minimize the risk of penalties or fines.
  • Check and Verify EFT Payments in Standard Bank's Website:
    • Conduct thorough checks and verification of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) payments using Standard Bank's online platform.
    • Review payment details, confirm recipient information, and validate transaction amounts to mitigate the risk of errors or fraudulent activity.

To apply, please submit your updated resume along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you would be the perfect fit for this role.

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