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Accountant or Bookkeeper - Pretoria

Optistrat Salary Negotiable
  • Recruiter: Optistrat
  • Location: Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Salary: Salary Negotiable
  • Sector: Finance Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Added: 15 June 2012
  • Applications: 0
  • AA/EE opportunity?: No
  • Benefits: Not Included


Engineering Company based in Pretoria is looking for a qualified and experienced Accountant/Bookkeeper.

Must have a proven track record of experience within Accounts and or Bookkeeping.

Applicants without experience and relevant qualifications will not be considered.

The role of the Accountant/Bookkeeper would include but would not be limited to the following:

Effective Debtor invoicing

Mailing / faxing / e-mail invoices to clients Debt collecting / following up on outstanding debt Handling & resolving client queries Posting client payments from cash books Financial functions – Month-end close-off, monthly processing of journal entries, reconciliations, expense management, etc.

VAT Return and reconciliation

General Ledger reconciliations

Fixed Asset management – Reconciliation and control of Fixed Assets Resolution of daily banking queries Handling & resolving client queries Compilation and reconciliation of daily banking report Daily reconciliation of Third Party Bank accounts (Standard Bank) Daily processing of client payments Update the daily Report with pay-away dates Update the daily bank balances report with previous day’s movements and closing balances Management of the Creditors function – Phoning creditors for statements, compare and check creditor statements to invoices and Pastel Processing of orders, GRV’s & supplier invoices in Pastel Management of suppliers – Processing, queries, reconciliation, preparation of payments, etc.

Management of Petty Cash

General Ledger reconciliations

Compilation of daily shortages & surpluses report Compilation of daily outstanding banking report Resolution of daily banking queries Compilation and reconciliation of daily banking report Daily reconciliation of Third Party Bank accounts Daily review of client payments General Ledger reconciliations

Processing of month end payroll and accompanying journals, recons and EMP submissions

Year end EMP501 reconciliation via SARS E-filing

Handle basic HR Duties (leave forms, update payroll file, etc)

Manage internal purchase order system

Our ideal candidate must have:

• BCom Accounting/Financial Management

• Minimum of 3 years experience,

Experience working with Pastel Payroll,

• Good PC knowledge (MS Office),

• A "can do" attitude/spirit

• Must be a good verbal and written communicator

• Must be methodical

Must be Trustworthy

Must be able to work independently

Must have a valid drivers license and own vehicle

Immediately available

Should you not hear from us within two weeks please consider your application as unsuccessful.

It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in South Africa. Unless the advert states otherwise, please ensure you have this permission before applying.

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