Excellent growth opportunity for a Junior Accountant to join a rapidly expanding business within the alternative energy sphere.
This business has been expanding nationally and recently internationally as well and they have made their mark by delivering high tech solutions for the telecommunications industry in the form of high-tech battery solutions.
The ideal candidate will be responsible the debtors administration duties as well as for assisting with the accounting function.
The ideal candidate will have advanced Excel skills, Pastel and / or Sage experience and Pastel Evolution will be an advantage.
The firm has grown by large margins over the last few years and they require an individual that wants to grow within a team of skilled individuals who are leading the way in battery tech by way of their predictive test, recovery and management solutions.
They deliver only the best and they have close relationships with their employees and their customers. The post reports directly to the Financial Director and is part of a finance team.
Duties and Responsibilities *
Processing accounting receivables and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures
Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts receivables' data
Preparing bills receivable, invoices and bank deposits
Liaising with accounting team and supporting the accounting department
Provide administrative support and reporting to finance management
Daily and monthly accounting and processing up to trail balance
Monthly bank reconciliations
Monthly journal entries
VAT reconciliations (assistance with income tax and provisional tax submissions)
Responsible for calculating VAT, PAYE and other necessary SARS requirements on a monthly basis
Preparation of year end schedules to support the preparation of annual financial statements as well as other admin duties
Sorting and filing of financial records
Capturing transactions on the electronic accounting system and on any other necessary systems (data entry)
Accounts receivable and accounts payable invoices (internal and external)
Invoicing *Qualifications and Experience*
Education : Certificate, Diploma or degree in finance NQF 5 or 6
Experience : 3 5 years related experience
Completed SAIPA articles will be advantageous
Foreign currency experience *Computer Skills*
Sage Evolution experience will be advantageous, alternatively Pastel, Sage or similar
Advanced skills in MS Excel (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, SUM, SUMIF, Data Filter, Data Sort)
MS Word *Skills required*
Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
Analytical and problem solving skills
Decision making skills
Effective verbal and listening communications skills
Effective written communications skills
Ability to communicate effectively
Experience on Sage Evolution *Salary* R18k to R20k pm