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Senior Bookkeeper

Employer
Intellistaff
Location
Durban Durban eThekwini, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 7, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reference: JHB003094-LF-1As a Senior Bookkeeper, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial integrity and efficiency of our clients Legal Firm. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the firm's financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger maintenance. Additionally, you will work closely with the firm's partners and attorneys.
Qualifications & Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
Proficiency in accounting software Lawpac and LexisNexis.
Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
Strong organisational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Experience

5+ years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping, preferably in a law firm or professional services environment.

Responsibilities:

Performing of the weekly and month end Trust Surplus
Opening of Section 86(4) Investment accounts, and the administering of payments to the trust bank account
Month end reconciliation of all section 86(4) Investment Accounts.
Month end Interest Import
Performing of Final Account reconciliations.
Processing of daily EFT payments in respect of business and trust bank accounts
Preparation of EFT reconciliations used to capture onto Lawpac
Performing of the Month end processing, rolling onto the new month and the printing of fee earner reports
FNB Bank Recon
Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register, additions of new assets and the processing of monthly depreciation.
Foreign Transfer applications
Creditor recons:

Engen Petrol accounts
Telkom Statement
Desigan Deliveries

Importing of Lexis Nexis monthly report onto Lawpac. Liaison with conveyancing team in respect of the reconciliation thereof.
Ad hoc Queries from secretaries

Attributes:

Analytical
Detail-oriented
Problem solver
Collaborative Good communication
Committed
Responsible
Achievement-oriented

Package:

Salary is market related depending on experience and qualifications.

MR - MR - Monthly

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