Accountant

  • Full-time
  • Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa View on Map
  • posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : 7 Jan 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Qualification Matric CertificateBachelor Degree
  • Years of experience 3

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

Compile balance sheet and income statement reconciliation on an accurate and timely basis to ensure completeness and accuracy of trail balance and prepare monthly file to send to the Financial Manager

Prepare monthly management accounts and distribution to the Head of Departments and answer any queries.

Compile monthly VAT 201 reconciliations and submissions to SARS. Handle payments and resolving queries with SARS.

Prepare and assist in the annual financial audits

Manage the FAR including additions and monthly recording of depreciation

Perform full month end close process, including journals, bank reconciliations and interdepartmental transactions.

Process prepayments and accruals and ensure month end schedules are accurate and updated

Process of various other transactions to complete the monthly trial balance.

Manage the petty cash

Sign off on debtors’ invoices

Capture cash and electronic payment receipts into accounting software daily

Perform review of creditor payments and reconciliation

Oversee the monthly payment file, including signing off on payments to vendors, creditors reconciliations and authorising amendments of vendors on banking system

Perform daily processing and reporting of receipts

Perform monthly processing of bank transactions into accounting system

Compile monthly reconciliations of the bank accounts and other cash equivalents

Process and reconcile VAF and term loan transactions monthly

Perform review of fortnightly payroll for accuracy and completeness

Oversee and sign off the general processing and reporting of wages on a fortnightly basis

Process journal entries for wages and salaries into the accounting system

Compile and submit bi-annual submission and monthly EMP201 with payment.

Compile and submit annual Return of Earnings Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Commission.

Desired Experience & Qualification

B Com Degree in Accounting or Financial Management is essential

Completed SAIPA  / SAICA Articles is essential

Registration with a financial regulatory body will be advantageous

Computer literate in MS Office, VIP Payroll and Sage 300 and Accpac

At least 3 years’ post article accounting experience (SAIPA / SAICA)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Strong numerical proficiency is required

Excellent problem-solving skills

Must be able to lead a team effectively and take responsibility for their development

Keen attention to detail

Must be an analytical thinker

Must be able to work under pressure

Excellent planning and organizing skills are required

Excellent adaptability and flexibility skills

Sound decision making skills

Required skills