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Accountant - Steenberg
Posted date [2018-Sep-19] (ID: 69874)


Steenberg, Cape Town





Start Date:                                  



Type of Business:                      

Clothing distribution



R20000-R23000 negotiable depending on experience


Job Purpose:

  • Reporting on and maintaining the financial records of the company by:
  • Recording financial transactions.
  • Preparing, controlling, balancing & reviewing various income statement & balance sheet accounts.
  • Preparing monthly management accounts.


Key Performance Areas:


  • Recording financial transactions
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Reporting


Main Functions:


  • Capturing/importing, reviewing & posting invoices, receipts, credit notes & payment requisitions in Quickbooks.
  • Preparing, reviewing & posting cashbook transactions.
  • Preparing, reviewing & posting journal entries with the necessary supporting documentation.
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Performing bank reconciliations.
  • Follow up on all unpaid items on the bank reconciliations.
  • Always ensuring supporting documentation, for debit orders, is obtained timeously, authorised and maintained.
  • Reconciling various income statement & balance sheet accounts.
  • Follow up on and investigate all reconciling items on the IS & BS accounts.
  • Follow up on outstanding debtor transactions.
  • Maintain the creditors’ age analysis of assigned companies in the group.
  • Maintain fixed asset register.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing/recommending policies & procedures.
  • Prepare VAT reconciliations & payments.
  • Prepare any and all SARS returns in set timelines and in accordance with relevant legislation.
  • Keep filing within Finance up to date.
  • Do daily cash flow for Directors
  • Develop, maintain and analyse budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted cost to actual cost.
  • Prepare (assist in preparing) monthly management accounts including consolidated IS, BS, cash flow and notes thereto.
  • Assist in answering queries that may arise from management accounts by preparing schedules for (and analysing) income statement & balance sheet accounts.
  • Assist in answering accounting/tax procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy & regulations and tax legislation.
  • Complete SARS returns as and when required, including (but not limited to) Income Tax returns, VAT return, Dividends Withholding Tax return and ADRs.
  • Assist with internal/external audits on the group of companies, including liaising with third parties. Any other tasks as required from time to time to ensure that accounts department runs smoothly.



Education & Experience required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis and taxation.
  • B.Com Accounting degree or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge & experience of accounting computer applications.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.


Key competencies:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Information and task monitoring.
  • Problem identification and analysis.
  • Judgment and problem-solving.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his/her work product.
  • Own transport
  • Valid contactable references
  • No older than 45


Career Advice:


Applicants please note that a specific consultant is dealing with this vacancy.

To apply for this position please submit your CV through to response201(at)execz.co.za along with all your supporting documents, such a payslip and any certificates. You can also visit our website (www.execz.co.za) for more information on this vacancy and related others.

Job Title Accountant - Steenberg
Post Details
Posted By Execz®
Job Function Accountant
Start Date Immediate
Salary R20000-R23000 negotiable depending on experience
Location Steenberg, Cape Town
Phone No
Website http://www.execz.co.za
Email response201(at)execz.co.za
Region Location -> Western Cape
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Accounting

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