Job Title

Accountant

Gauteng
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R25000 - R61111 Per Month
Sector: Accounting
Posted: 13 February 2024

Job Details

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Responsible and accountable for the full accounts receivable and payable function
  • Filing and administration
  • Responsible and accountable for the full cash book function
  • Assistance with the preparation of OPEX funding schedules and reconciliations
  • Accounting for fixed assets as well as custodianship of the fixed asset register
  • Assistance with the population of our management account packs
  • Ensuring the completeness and accuracy of Value Added Tax, including maintenance of the VAT control account and preparation of the month-end VAT reconciliations
  • Day to day managing of all aspects relating to accounting

    Determine revenue and expenditure

    Determine monthly revenue forecast and perform monthly revenue analysis.

    Create weekly & monthly revenue report to financial manager

         Oversee financial transaction and process invoices promptly

         Perform reconciliation of account receivable and payable

         Report on alignment of costs to revenue

         Work in compliance with company accounting standard and guidelines

         Identify and resolve outstanding balances monthly

         Perform record keeping of all financial operation

         Create and distribute invoices based on contract and reporting data

         Managing of bookkeeper

REQUIREMENTS              

Education & Qualification

  • Bcom or industry related degree
  • Certificate in Bookkeeping/Fundamentals in Accounting or similar (NQF level 5 minimum)
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience as Accountant.

                 Proven experience dealing with accounts, financial systems management, and operations in a large and complex organisation.

                 Working experience with sundry debtors.

                 decentralized and challenging environments.

                 Working experience in calculation of “Cost of manufacturing” (finished goods)

                 Minimum 2 years working experience calculation and reconciliation of VAT, dividends, and provisional tax.

                 Project accounting with a clear understanding of project requirements. Long- and short-term projects

                 Previous supervisory experience an advantage

Skills & Experience Required

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting system
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages, especially Excel
  • Strong accounting technician
  •      Weekly follow-up on outstanding Debtors.

         Ensure accurate invoicing resulting in no credit notes

         Frequent follow-up with client to ensure timeous payment

         Debtors’ statements and account reconciliations

         Debtors’ age analysis

         Monthly VAT reconciliations

         Checking and monitoring of quarterly stock and fixed asset counts

         Facilitation of stock and asset counts, includes cut offs and delivery controls

         Fixed asset control and procedures

         Assist in budget preparation.

         Ensure accuracy and integrity of all jobs in the Database

         Weekly review of the databases & associated reports, highlighting problems and risks to management, as well as ensuring a valid JCE for every job on the data base.

         Staff to follow up and resolve issues pertaining to Jobs captured, Purchase Orders, Scope changes, Errors, Signatures and Service entry stages of various jobs on the Databases.

         Specific focus to be placed on outstanding / overdue matters and informing Ops & own staff on matters to be resolved.

    •     Assist in financial audits and implement audit recommendations

Competencies

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to use initiative, show innovation, and suggest ideas
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player
  • A positive attitude with good organisational skills