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Junior Bookkeeper

Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 22, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
The Junior Bookkeeper will be responsible for processing transactions, maintaining an accurate set of books, and assisting in the preparation of financial records. This role requires a high degree of accuracy and an ability to work closely with the finance team to ensure financial compliance and efficiency within the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Processing of supplier invoices and ensuring creditor accounts are up to date through maintaining good health of supplier ageing.
  • Generation of sales invoices with focus on collection of debtors through weekly monitoring of customer ageing.
  • Daily capturing of bank account and month end bank reconciliations.
  • Loading of accurate payments on banking platform for the month end payment run and, on an ad-hoc basis as required.
  • Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive financial records by entering data into our accounting software.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are executed in compliance with regulatory standards and company policies.
  • Work closely with the finance team to streamline finance functions and improve financial processes.
  • Provide support during internal and external audits by preparing necessary documentation and answering queries.
  • Monitor and record company expenditures, ensuring they are authorized and properly documented.
  • Perform other accounting-related duties as assigned.
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and regulatory requirements related to financial management and accounting.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Proven experience in inventory management, preferably in a role that involves accounting or financial reporting.

Skills & Competencies (Personal & interpersonal)
  • Proficiency in accounting software (Sage X3 desired but not required).
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with strong communication skills.

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