Job Title

Accountant

Western Cape
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R25000 - R30000 Per Month
Sector: Accounting
Posted: 4 December 2023

Job Details

An equipment hire business is looking for an Accountant to provide strong accounting support, guidance for the Finance Clerk, and to cover some 2IC responsibilities.

Location: Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO:

Accountancy        

  • Wages and salary schedules set up from Propay – Weekly update and signed by Management on ProPay process. Salaries and Wages as set out by HO
  • Post adjustment journals if necessary – Review of trial balance and general ledger
  • Fixed asset register – Update and follow of SOPs
  • Preparation of operational report – Weekly & Monthly
  • VAT Summary/Reconciliation – Bi -Monthly Preparations and keep updated on new developments
  • Asset Register – Updating Register with new and scrapped units. Value Decrease report on assets
  • Financial Audit and Process – Follow the process as set out by Financial Manager and ensure preparation for audit annually.
  • Reports month end as set out by HO
  • Continuous Cost Saving – Cost Saving analysis monthly. Ensure min 10% saving per month
  • Financial Indicators and monitoring of Cash Flow – On time payments with Creditors and placing cost indicators to monitor during the month. Ensure healthy cash flow
  • Cash Flow – Monitoring Budget to report adjustments during the financial year for HO to correct.
  • Budget Proposal with Business Manager – Controlling the actual vs the Budget. Monitoring positive and negative issues within the budget.

Debtors 

  • Control Account Queries
  • Give through collections and follow up monthly with report to management when clients do not pay
  • Debtors Recover less than 25 days – Put clients on accountability and blacklist them approved by Management
  • Handing over of clients
  • Recon and posting of payments – Daily on Orange for management to sign off as from Quote to Invoice based on POD
  • Month End Invoicing (Daily invoicing) – Daily as per Bank Statement and Cash Flow Process signed by Management
  • Post statements and invoices Monthly and send to Financial Manager
  • Set up debtors report and Manager to double check (Daily Follow up with Clients as set out by Management)
  • Processing New account Applications (less than 1 hour)
  • Weekly filling of all documents including Open and Closed Contracts

Creditors              

  • Recon & post of payments – Deadline 2 days prior to head office deadlines to ensure management sign off
  • Invoices and Credit notes
  • PO’s for all Materials for the Depot once approved by Management

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Matric and Degree/Diploma in Financial Management
  • At least 5 years’ experience
  • Preferably have completed SAICA articles
  • Drivers’ license and own transport advantageous