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Accountant

Employer
MASA Outsourcing Ltd
Location
Cape Town City Centre Cape Town Cape Town Region, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reference: PE000973-CP-1Our client is looking for an Accountant to join their firm
REQUIREMENTS

Matric
BCom Accounting OR Diploma in Financial Accounting
Knowledge of Quickbooks, SAGE, or SAP
3 to 5 years of experience
Drivers License

TAX RESPONSIBILITES REQUIRED BY SARS - FOR ALL TRADING & PROPERTY COMPANIES

Reconcile VAT ledgers and submit VAT201 returns monthly for all trading and property companies
Submit EMP201 for payroll taxes monthly
Submit bi-annual EMP501 reconciliations
Generate IRP5's for distribution to employees
Resolve VAT & PAYE queries, upload any documentation requested by SARS for verification

AUDIT REVIEW PREPARATION FOR ALL COMPANIES

Go through each line item on the balance sheet and ensure there is a supporting 3rd party document to verify each number
Go though each line items on the income statement and ensure the classification and allocation of expenses is accurate
Ensure certain line items on the income statement have supporting schedules, ie: a Bad Debts Schedule, Legal Fees
Create a consolidated import worksheet showing the detail of each import to ensure the values are correctly declared to SARS and the customs VAT declared is accurate.
Create a consolidated VAT report, ensuring it balances back to the VAT submissions, the income per the income statement, the bad debts declared and the capex purchases and sales declared
Ensure all interest and penalties incurred from SARS during the year is accounted for with the supporting statement from SARS

ACCOUNTINGPROPERTY COMPANIES

Capture monthly bank statements, expenses and municipal costs
Process monthly rental and municipal recoveries invoices
Monthly management accounts
Assist with provisional tax calculations
Liase with tenants regarding all queries to obtain approval from management

TRADING COMPANIES

Maintain fixed asset registers, ensure VAT is correctly processed on assets, ensure depreciation is correctly calculated and processed
Maintain interest on loan account schedules, ensure correct rate is always used and entries are processed accurately month in the system
Maintain Investment schedules and ensure they are accurately accounted for in the system
Ensure Inventory valuation report is the same as the Trial balance on a monthly basis, check the GRV accrual account is cleared regularly and all stock adjustments are valid and correctly accounted for, investigate any discrepancies in the system between the Inventory module and the general ledger module
Ensure debtors age analysis balances to general ledger, ensure provision for bad debt calculation is processed on a monthly basis and liase with credit controller on old balances
Ensure cash sales are kept in line with company policies
Ensure creditors age analysis balances to general ledger, ensure all settlement discount is processed accordingly
Reconcile PG Bison and Sonae creditor accounts and ensure payments correctly calculated monthly
Assist in the process of clearing of imports.
Calculate all import costings
GRV all imports
Pay all imports and process the profit/loss per import accordingly / Apply for APNS on efiling
Keep a separate record of all imports, costings, payments, profit/loss amounts, customs VAT for audit and SARS purposes
Maintain and process monthly amortisation schedules accurately
Request documentation from relevant financial institutions or suppliers once the asset is paid in full
Compile bi-annual stock take sheets for counting, attend stock takes, and ensure all backups are made, reports are run and relinks are done. Assist with the investigation of any discrepancies
Assist with providing documentation/compiling schedules for any legal requirements/disputes
Preparation of Monthly Management accounts

PAYROLL / HR

Run all salary and wages payrolls and ensure the latest version of payroll is always used
Ensure directors packages are correctly calculated on a monthly basis and balance back to the payroll system
Ensure the payroll system matches the reporting on the general ledger and investigate any discrepancies
Resolve all payroll discrepancies
Compile confirmation of Employment letters
Obtain tax directives for retrenchments
Obtain income tax numbers for new employees
Compile vehicles calculation letters for reps for SARS for annual personal tax submissions
Process annual increase, bonuses and monthly incentives accordingly
Ensure all garnishees, provident funds, funeral plans are accounted for, deducted and paid over accurately and timeously each month

IT SUPPORTEnsure correct layout setups on Evolution

Ensure latest version updates are arranged and do not affect the staff during working hours
Change layouts and reports in the background per individual user requirements
Setup new and change existing companies in Evolution
Inform 3rd party consultants of any telephone/fibre/network issues and assisting in resolving these

BANKING

Ensure all bank accounts have sufficient funds
Add/maintain/delete users, their profiles and access permissions
Load all bank payments, including imports
Maintain creditors, salaries and wages payment folders
Liase with bank re: cancellation of debit orders, current facility enquiries, credit card cancellations/expiration
Capturing payments on bank statements daily

Salary
TBC - TBC - Monthly

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