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Accountant

Employer
greys
Location
South Africa Cape Town Central (Observatory to Epping), South Africa - Western Cape ZA, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our 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

ACCOUNTING
PROPERTY 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 SUPPORT
Ensure 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

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