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Accountant

Employer
Handpicked Recruitment
Location
North Johannesburg JHB - Northern Suburbs, Gauteng Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Overview:
Support school leadership teams to build learning communities where our learners, staff, parents, and shareholders
Bookkeeper will be responsible for supporting their Financial Accountant to support their current learning communities.
In the long-term the person will help to build the foundations for a scalable finance function across many more learning communities.

Our client who operates within the educational industry has an experience for an experienced Senior Bookkeeper / Accountant to join their firm within the Fourways area Minimum requirements:
  • Grade 12
  • Degree in Accounting or financial management
  • 3+ years' experience within the same or similar role - education industry experience would be highly beneficial

Duties:
  • Accounting: make sure that our accounting records are accurate, complete and valid each month and support Financial Accountant to prepare monthly management accounts (e.g., draft income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statements);
  • Accounts payable & payments: support of procurement processes alongside each school's Operations Manager, review of age analysis, reconciliations, payments, etc.
  • Accounts receivable and billing & collections: management of our accounts receivable, bad debt provisions, review of age analysis, reconciliations, support Debtors Manager where/ if required;
  • Audit: support the Financial Accountant to address any external audit queries etc.
  • Compliance & statutory: E.g., CIPC, COIDA, etc.;
  • Fixed asset register: maintenance of fixed asset registers.
  • Internal audit and related internal controls: support Financial Accountant to conduct regular internal audits, review of controls, etc.
  • Payroll: PAYE, UIF, SDL etc.
  • Systems & processes: support the Financial Accountant to design, development, optimisation and implementation of internal systems
Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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