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Bookkepper

Employer
Fidelity Services Group
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A vacancy exists for a permanent replacement Bookkeeper to be stationed at our Head Office in the Finance department. The successful incumbent will report to the accountant.

The main purpose of the position is to do the overall bookkeeping functions.

Key Performance Areas: (Not totally inclusive)
  • Assisting the Finance Team with recons memos, account payable, general office and admin queries.
  • Preparing and submitting accrual and reversal journals on a monthly basis.
  • Ensuring the completeness of all costs (Costs are captured in the relevant month)
  • Preparing and processing journals and assisting with month end processes.
  • Assisting with MOS reviews on a regular basis, ensuring that accurate and timeous processing of all accounts.
  • Scrutinizing the general ledger accounts to ensure the accuracy thereof.
  • Assisting the Accountant with weekly reports due to Head Office i.e. (Transport, Payroll, Claims, Price Increases, Credit Control etc.)
  • Ensuring alignment between cost management systems and SAP.
  • Identify and implement best practice relating to project accounting and financial control.
  • Ensuring the adherence to departmental and companywide accounting policies and procedures.
  • Supervising and monitoring cashbook, petty cash and creditors functions.
  • Use of knowledge and expertise to introduce new systems, policies and procedures by which he/she will enhances the effectiveness of the positions / team / projects.
  • Route costings and cost profit analysis
  • Ad hoc accounting / admin related tasks as and when required.

Skills required:
  • Minimum matric (Associated qualifications-advantage)
  • Project management and billing experience advantageous
  • Working towards obtaining CIMA or CASA qualification. Financial Degree will be considered advantageous.
  • 4-7 years general Bookkeeping or Accounting experience.
  • Experience in the security or service-related industry Strong planning, leadership and organisational skills as well as good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • In depth knowledge of the General Ledger accounts and reconciliation thereof.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft office with advanced Excel skills.
  • Numerical accuracy and attention to detail required.
  • Strong administration and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight reporting deadlines.
  • SAP experience essential

Other personality attributes:
  • Must be a hard worker and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate at senior levels.

Core competencies:
  • Customer focus.
  • Communication skills.
  • Self-development.

We reserve the right not to make an appointment to any advertised position.

Whilst preference is always given to existing employees and the choice made purely on merit, Historically Disadvantaged Candidates and Disabled Candidates are encouraged and supported in the FSG team. Fidelity Security Group (Pty) Ltd supports global fair practice and business ethics on continuous development of our human capital as the key resource to our success in the markets in which we participate. Should you not be contacted regarding this position within 10 working days from the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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