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Bookkeeper - KwaZulu-Natal, Durban

Employer
Stratogo
Location
eThekwini Durban, KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client based in Phoenix Industrial Park, specialist in laundry.
industry .
It's a science they have been mastering for over 35 years.
They deliver impeccable service and investing in world-class machinery, equipment and technology that saves time, money and the environment.
They know what kinds of garments and fabrics are best suited to industries where people may be working with hazardous chemicals, or in freezing temperatures, or in places that pose a risk of infection, or where the smallest speck of dust could prove catastrophic in a sterile environment.
QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum diploma in financial accounting / bookkeeping / NQF level # 5 or equivalent
BCOM in financial accounting preferable

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Minimum of 3 years experience as a bookkeeper / accountant / assistant accountant or a similar role in a medium to large organization

JOB COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Financial accounts:


  • In depth understanding of the finance and financial control systems
  • In depth understanding of creditors, debtors and book keeping to trial balance
  • In depth understanding of populating, maintaining and reporting from financial management systems
  • In depth understanding of fixed assets and the depreciation thereof
  • In depth understanding of stock control systems and the utilization of stock control system to manage stock
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of administrative requirements and systems relating to the successful management of a financial system
  • Understanding of all related financial legislation and ability to ensure compliance to relevant legislation
  • Understanding of the supply and demand chain and quality principles
  • Excellent ability to work with, analyse, interpret and report on figures and numbers
  • Ability to design, implement and provide daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the senior managers and executive committee
  • Ability to do month end journals, reconciliations of ledger accounts, creditor payments, cheque payments and salary payments
  • Ability to compile, track, analyze and report on budgets
  • Ability to calculate, analyze and report on prices per units
  • Ability to compile, track, analyze and report on CAPEX expenditure
  • Ability to utilize relevant software systems to maximum capacity to perform financial and other functions
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, clearly and accurately in English
  • Ability to make travel arrangement and bookings for vehicles accommodations, etc.
  • Proficient computer literacy on MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and company related software system


Financial Accounts:

  • Process month end journals, reconciliations of ledger accounts, creditor payments, cheque payments and salary payments
  • Manage subordinates and subordinate performance, ensure that all subordinates understand what is required from them and that all subordinates achieve goals, targets and deadlines
  • Ensure that financial system is setup and maintained to ensure that all transactions are correctly captured
  • and reflected in the general ledger accounts
  • Ensure that assess register is setup and maintained correctly and that depreciation on all assets is done
  • correctly and timeously
  • Ensures that all financial accounts are finalized and produced timeously
  • Prepares and analyzes financial statements and identify deviations from planned budget
  • Investigate and resolves problems and queries related to finance and financial systems
  • Export entries from the Group ledger to the individual companies
  • Process and calculate all monthly accruals and provisions

AUDITS:

  • Assist in preparing and supplying general ledgers to accountants / auditors
  • Assist in obtaining / preparing any supplementary paperwork required by accountant /auditors
  • Assist the accountants / auditors during the audit and facilitates audit process


Reconciliations, returns and payments:

  • Reconciles all VAT, PAYE, UIF, SDL, COID and other returns
  • Process / ensures that all VAT, PAYE, UIF, SDL, COID and payments are made timeously
  • Utilize relevant software platforms e.g. e-filing, banking, etc. to complete and submit returns and make
  • payments timeously
  • Reconcile all credit cards, petrol cards, company phones, company vehicles accounts
  • Process / ensures that all credit cards, petrol cards, company phones, company vehicles accounts and
  • cheque payments are made timeously
  • Reconcile all debtor and creditor invoices, credit notes and penalties
  • Process / ensures that all debtor and creditor invoices, credit notes and penalty payments are made timeously
  • Reconcile cashbook/bank statements and petty cash
  • Ensure that all payments made, including but not limited to, salaries and wages are done correctly
  • Design, implement and provide daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the senior
  • managers and executive committee

Administration:

  • Capture stock onto ELCB system, maintain stock register and conduct stock counts as scheduled per
  • branch requirements and submit to head office
  • Calculate and determine cost of sale for production units
  • Obtain and collate all invoices and statements and input data into ELCB system
  • Ensure that all administrative requirements relating to orders and invoices are adhered to
  • Ensure that all administration requirements relating to staff and staff records are implemented and
  • maintained
  • Assist in production data collation, analyses and relevant statistical reports
  • Ensure that all other relevant reports are implemented, improved and supplied to the relevant parties
  • timeously
  • Ensure that all administrative requirements relating to the filing and keeping of all records are correctly
  • done and maintained
  • Make travel and accommodation bookings as and when required
  • Assist in the compilation, submission, revision, tracking and reporting on all budgets and CAPEX expenditure
  • Obey any other reasonable and lawful instruction related to the business of the Employer
  • Compilation and consolidation of “flash” (monthly actual) information

Desired Skills:
  • Financial Accounts
  • Audits
  • CAPEX

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