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Pastel Finance Assistant - Gauteng, Benoni

The Talent Experts
Benoni Benoni, Gauteng Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 26, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Unlock your accounting potential in the dynamic world of construction finance!

Is this you?

Are you a meticulous, driven individual with a passion for numbers and an eye for detail? Do you thrive in environments that challenge your accounting prowess while offering opportunities to engage with various financial procedures? If you possess a robust understanding of accounting principles, especially within the construction sector, and have an innate ability to manage customer relations with professionalism and grace, this role is calling for you. Your knack for navigating financial landscapes, alongside your commitment to precision and excellence, will propel your success as our next Finance Assistant.

What you'll be doing (and why you'll enjoy it)

You will dive into the heart of accounting receivables and payments, ensuring compliance with financial policies and procedures. Your daily activities will encompass the verification, classification, computation, posting, and recording of financial transactions, alongside the preparation of financial statements and reports that detail accounts receivable status. Beyond maintaining impeccable records and facilitating client payments, you'll engage in reconciling accounts and acting as a support system for both debtors and creditors. This position offers a blend of challenges and learning opportunities, including the potential for cross-functional development within the accounting department, ensuring no two days are alike. This role will be more heavily focused on accounts receivable but you'll also be doing accounts payable and taking on more accounting related tasks as you grow in experience.

Where you'll be doing it

Our client, a prominent player in the engineering sector, stands out for its innovative approach to crafting sustainable and community-driven environments. With a track record of delivering exceptional projects that resonate with modern living standards, this organization prides itself on its commitment to excellence and sustainability. Embedded within their culture is a collaborative spirit, fostering a supportive environment that encourages personal and professional growth. Joining this team means contributing to impactful projects that shape the future of urban spaces.

The working hours are Monday to Thursday 07:00 - 16:15 and Friday is 07:00 - 13:00. You'll be office based.

What you'll need

You will need to have at least a matric certificate, be experienced with IFRS for SME's accounting standards, have 3 to 5 years of accounts payable and receivable experience and must have worked on Pastel or any Sage package. We're ideally looking for someone with construction industry accounting experience. This role requires a candidate who also demonstrates excellent communication skills, an analytical mindset, and a commitment to continuous learning and development.

What you'll get

In return for your expertise and dedication, you'll receive a competitive compensation package that rewards your contribution to the team's success. You'll be stepping into an environment that values your professional growth, offering opportunities for continuous learning and cross-departmental collaboration. After your probation period. you'll receive provident fund with group life, death and disability and risk cover of which both parties contribute. Bonuses are at the discretion of management and paid in December. Beyond the financial rewards, you'll be part of a forward-thinking company that is making a tangible impact on the community, providing a sense of purpose and fulfillment in your work.

Desired Skills:
  • Creditors
  • Debtors
  • Pastel
  • Sage

Desired Work Experience:
  • 2 to 5 years

Desired Qualification Level:
  • Grade 12 / Matric

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