Jnr Accountant / Bookkeeper
Escape Gear
Diep River, Western Cape, ZA
4d ago
source : Careers24

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)
  • Customer Service
  • 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
  • CFO ATTRIBUTES
  • 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
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