Accountant
SM Squared Talent (Pty) Ltd
Capetown, South Africa
5d ago
source : Job Placements

Job Summary :

  • We are looking for an ambitious Junior Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks.
  • You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the companys finances.

  • Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the junior accountants day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail.
  • The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition.
  • This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.

    Responsibilities

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records etc. as assigned
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare and submit weekly / monthly reports
  • Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly / yearly closings
  • Assist with other accounting projects
  • Requirements :

  • Proven experience as a junior accountant
  • Excellent organizing abilities
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. SAP)
  • Education and Experience :

  • Qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) is a plus but not required
  • BSc / Ba in accounting, finance or relevant field
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