Excellent opportunity for a Junior Accountant / Bookkeeper to join a well-established business in Diep River, Western Cape.
The candidate will need to have a grasp and experience of the below duties. We are passionate about our brand and are looking for somebody who is as passionate about helping our business to grow.
We are looking for a Junior Accountant / Bookkeeper to join our Finance team. Besides having the requisite talent and experience for the role you will enjoy working as part of a team, bringing your energy, smile and can-do attitude to the office.
You will have a high level of attention to detail and will be comfortable taking responsibility for the processes that you own.
Delivering work that meets our high standards will be satisfying for you and understanding the bigger picture will be important along with a desire to always learn more.
Key Responsibilities* *ACCOUNTS PAYABLE DUTIES (CREDITORS) : *
Daily capturing of suppliers invoices and payments
Ensuring all invoices are valid Tax Invoices (daily)
Obtain monthly supplier statements and reconcile to the supplier ledger (by the 5th of every month)
Requesting outstanding supplier invoices (monthly)
Credit cards reconciliation (monthly & due by the 5th of every month)
Expense claims ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE DUTIES (DEBTORS) :
Debt Collection (monthly)
Liaise with debtors on all account queries (daily)
Weekly internal reporting on various Debtors Groups
Capture debtors receipts (daily)
Reconcile all debtors accounts (monthly)
Capture e-commerce and related fees
E-mailing debtors statements monthly / when required by the Customer
Timeous submission of tailormade Customer specific reports (monthly)
Credit Applications opening and screening of new account applications
Issue credit notes within 48 hours of receipt of claim / return
Credit Notes Report (daily)
Ensure accounts receivable duties are completed in timeous manner and continuously (i.e., debt collections, issuing of credit notes, sending of monthly statements, new account applications, etc.).
All emails and enquiries are acknowledged / responded to. BOOKKEEPING SKILLS
Basic knowledge of Inventory Management in a manufacturing environment (advantageous)
Reconciling Cashbooks daily
Capturing Petty Cash and reconciling same (by the 5th of every month) GENERAL DUTIES
Reconciling bank account
General bookkeeping to trial balance
Cashbook processing (daily)
Capturing Petty Cash and reconciling same (by the 5th of every month). OTHER DUTIES
Maintenance (and ownership) of the central 'accounts' mailbox - the candidate should be able to respond to all mails timeously and folder all emails appropriately once they have been actioned.
Ad-hoc assistance as required by management (including taking on more resposibilities as required).
Maintenance of the fixed asset register.
Preparation of the audit file. REPORTS TO
Excellent attention to detail
Good verbal and written communicative skills in English
Ability to work independently
Logical thinker with a proven ability to problem solve - very NB
Self-starter - all you need is 10% of the information and will be able to put the 90% together
Team player help where needed without being asked
Positive attitude and excellent attendance record
Flexibility to adapt to changes REQUIREMENTS
Education : Matric Certificate
Manufacturing accounts experience (advantageous)
Experience : 3 5 years related financial experience (advantageous)
Knowledge of Excel (comfortable with formulas and able to analyse and stratify data), Word, Accounting systems (Pastel Partner and Syspro advantageous)
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work efficiently