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Junior Accountant (JB4308)

Employer
Kontak Recruitment
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg South, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
"Junior Accountant (JB4308)

Johannesburg South, Gauteng

R15 - 20 000 per month, CTC

Permanent

We are looking for a dedicated and meticulous Junior Accountant to support our client's finance department under the supervision of the Senior Accountant.

This role is ideal for someone eager to develop their accounting skills in a dynamic, supportive environment. The Junior Accountant will assist with reconciliations, invoice processing, payroll management, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations.

Competencies:

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Good numeracy and analytical skills.

Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines.

Proactive and eager to take on new challenges.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors degree or diploma in Accounting

Three years of previous experience

Familiarity with accounting software such as Xero, Pastel, or similar is advantageous.

Understanding of financial principles and willingness to learn more complex accounting rules.

Duties:

Assist with bank, customer, supplier, and stock reconciliations.

Help in preparing and managing the fixed assets register.

Support the generation of customer invoices and management accounts.

Assist in processing payroll, fringe benefits, and allowances.

Aid in filing statutory returns, including PAYE, VAT, and UIF.

Respond to internal and external queries under the guidance of the Senior Accountant.

Maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to all professional standards and ethics.

Participate in client liaison and maintain professional client relationships.

Ensure timely and accurate data entry and financial record-keeping.

Support the Senior Accountant in identifying revenue-generating opportunities and improving operational efficiencies.

Please do not apply using Scanned CVs, no supporting documentation is required at this point, this will be requested later.

IMPORTANT: We specialize in specific niche fields. Regret that we are unable to provide assistance for any fields outside of this scope. Fields can be viewed on our website.

Kontak Recruitment Disclaimer:

Equal opportunity: All backgrounds are welcomed, with no bias. All are considered based on requirements.

Job specifics: Requirements mirror advertisement, duties may adjust for client needs.

Fair process: Fair assessment, only shortlisted candidates contacted due to volume.

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Offer clarity: Advert is not a binding offer. Written offers based on pre-employment conditions.

No direct link: Advert is not tied to Kontak Recruitment. We assist in the employment process ONLY.

Applicant Responsibility: Upon applying, confirmation of receipt for a specific advert is given. If no confirmation is received, you must verify with Kontak Recruitment.

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Bachelors degree or diploma in Accounting

Three years of previous experience

Familiarity with accounting software such as Xero, Pastel, or similar is advantageous.

Understanding of financial principles and willingness to learn more complex accounting rules.

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