Job Title

Senior Bookkeeper

Western Cape
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Sector: Tourism
Posted: 22 January 2024

Job Details

Experienced Senior Bookkeeper required for company based at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town


Daily processing of cash books and bank reconciliation

Daily record-keeping and reporting on cash, EFT and credit card transactions

Daily reporting of cashflow to directors/owners

Compiling commission schedules for sales agents

Sales reconciliation

Debtors, ageing and collections

Creditors / Invoicing

General ledger

Petty cash processing

Asset register updates

Month end depreciation updates

Accounts preparation to balance sheet

Detailed monthly management reports and reconciliations between accounts

Management accounts

Trial balance to balance sheet

VAT processing: processing of all VAT invoices to enable VAT submissions (including SARS submissions and dealing with SARS queries)

Payroll journals and control accounts recons (Salary/PAYE/SDL/UIF) – including staff payments, year-end recon and SARS submissions and dealing with SARS queries

Record keeping (including general filing)

Ad-hoc tasks within the business, as and when these may be required from time to time


Desired experience, qualifications & attributes:

Minimum 5 years experience as a Senior Bookkeeper with relevant qualifications a must (Diploma preferred)

Quickbooks, Xero & Pastel qualifications and experience essential

Working knowledge of MS Office

Must be highly detail oriented and organized with strong and accurate administration and reporting skills

Ability to act and operate independently to accomplish objectives and daily tasks

Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and clients

Proficiency in English / Afrikaans with outstanding communication skills, both oral and written

Background references

Clean criminal record

Valid drivers license and own vehicle essential