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Bookkeeper/Accountant - Hyde Park - Gauteng, Gauteng

Gauteng Gauteng, Gauteng South Africa, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
A well-established company requires the above to be responsible for the full bookkeeping function and all related financial duties within their company reporting into the financial manager.
Minimum requirements for the role:

  • A bookkeeping or accounting or a related qualification is preferred but not essential for this role.
  • Previous experience having worked as a Bookkeeper/Accountant is preferred for the role.
  • The company is happy to look at a financial graduate with no work experience for the role and will provide training.
  • Proficiency in Sage Accounting and Xero is highly preferred but not essential.
  • A strong understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices is preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in handling financial information.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Must be proficient in Excel.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing full bookkeeping function and related financial duties assisting the head of finance.
  • Efficiently processing financial information for multiple small companies within the group.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely financial record-keeping.
  • Preparing financial statements and reports for internal and external use.
  • Maintaining a high level of confidentiality concerning financial, operational and employee information.
  • Performing reconciliations of bank accounts and financial discrepancies.
  • Assisting with budget preparation and financial forecasting.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory law and financial regulations.
  • Managing accounts payable and receivable, ensuring all transactions are accurately recorded.
  • Capturing creditors invoices and reconciling to statements and cash books.
  • Conducting age analysis of creditors payments weekly.
  • Preparing and processing month-end journals.
  • Capturing daily payments received in AR (Accounts Receivable).
  • Conducting monthly adjustments of debtors ledger / (AR).
  • Processing payments and reconciliations, weekly and monthly.
  • Preparing and processing monthly journals and accruals.
  • Performing credit card and travel expenses monthly reconciliations.

Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.
Desired Skills:
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Finance

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