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Bookkeeper

Employer
smithgarb
Location
Bryanston Bryanston , Gauteng North Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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