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Junior Accountant

CLS Human Capital Specialists
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Oct 3, 2023

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Accountant

An accounting firm in Germiston is looking for a Junior Accountant to join their team. The role would entail the responsibilities listed below with special focus on preparing financial statements on the accounting software and Caseware as well as submitting tax returns and dealing with SARS queries.

Education and Qualification Requirements

Minimum education (essential)
  • Bachelor of Accounting Sciences in Financial Accounting

Minimum applicable experience (years)
  • 1 year post articles

Required nature of experience
  • Experience with SARS e-filing submissions and dealing with SARS queries
  • Proficient in tax and experience with solving SARS queries

Skills and Knowledge (essential)
  • Proficiency in accounting software (Sage Evolution and Sage Accounting) and Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in Caseware software
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks

  • Maintain accurate financial records, including bookkeeping, reconciliations and journal entries
  • Ensuring timely payments and collections of accounts payable and receivable
  • Prepare and analyse financial statements and reports
  • Assist with budget preparation and forecasting
  • Maintain compliance with tax laws and regulations
  • Submit tax returns including Income Tax, VAT and EMP returns and handle tax queries independently
  • Assist with audits and other financial reporting requirements
  • Provide support to the accounting team as needed
  • Manage intercompany loan accounts and transactions between our group of companies
  • Reconcile intercompany balances and resolve any discrepancies
  • Prepare intercompany invoices and ensure proper recording of intercompany transactions
  • Perform any other duties required that could be expected from the position



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