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Senior Bookkeeper

Staff Unlimited
Tzaneen Tzaneen Greater Tzaneen, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities:

Bookkeeping of at least 8 stores (subject to change at discretion of management).
Processing of point-of-sale month-end reports.
Processing of cashbooks (importing) and bank reconciliations.
Processing of salary journals and timeous clearing of control accounts.
Monthly audit files to be prepared and submitted to senior by deadline dates.
Preparation of monthly management accounts to senior by deadline dates.
Raising of accruals, provisions, fixed asset journals and other journals.
Liaison with auditors.
Liaison with staff and owners at stores, management and others.
Payment of accounts on electronic banking.
Attending to daily queries at store level.
Completion of credit application and other forms.

Fixed Assets

Maintenance of fixed asset registers.
Processing of fixed asset journals.
Depreciation, addition and disposal entries to be passed.
Control over documentation supporting additions and disposals.


Preparation and clearing of debtors reconciliations (+- 6 different types).
Ensuring that all EDI payments are receipted by stores timeously.
Reconciling of cash banked by store to daybooks daily and follow-up of over/under banking.
Checking of daybooks and daily sales summaries and follow-up of variances.
Monitoring of debt collection and debtors ageing.


Monitoring and follow-up of stock count variances.

Statutory returns

Reconciliation of VAT - box reports to General Ledger.
Preparation of VAT returns and submission and payment thereof.
Reconciliation of PAYE and follow-up of outstanding items.
Preparation of PAYE returns and submission and payment thereof.
Liaison with SARS in clearing old, outstanding items.

Qualifications & Experience:

Proven work experience as a bookkeeper or in a similar role.
Solid understanding of accounting principles and financial regulations.

Key Competencies:

Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office (especially Excel).
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
High degree of confidentiality and integrity.

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