Accounting clerk - Pretoria

ROLE:

Accounting Assistants support the Accounting department by performing clerical tasks,
including processing and recording transactions, preparing reports and budgets, fielding
communications with clients and vendors, fact checking, filing, and other duties, as needed.
Accounting Clerk responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports
and reconciling bank statements. You will also run accounting software programs (e.g. SAP) to
process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, expense
vouchers and receipts. A successful accounting assistant should be familiar with all accounting
procedures and have a flair for numbers.

DUTIES:

Accounting Assistants support the Accounting department by performing clerical tasks,
including processing and recording transactions, preparing reports and budgets, fielding
communications with clients and vendors, fact checking, filing, and other duties, as needed.
Accounts assistants provide administrative support to accountants, undertaking clerical tasks such as typing, filing,
making phone calls, handling mail and basic bookkeeping.
Working directly for an accountant, accounting manager or finance manager (or a small team of them), accounts
assistants help to maintain the office and keep it running smoothly. As well as helping the manager, accounts
assistants also deal with customers and external agencies.

Other duties and responsibilities of the job include:
? Working with spreadsheets, sales and purchase ledgers and journals.
? Preparing statutory accounts.
? Calculating and checking to make sure payments, amounts and records are correct.
? Sorting out incoming and outgoing daily post and answering any queries.
? Managing petty cash transactions.
? Controlling credit and chasing debt.
? Reconciling finance accounts and direct debits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Attention to detail
? Self starter
? Trainable
? Passed Accounting as subject in matric/Diploma

? Tertiary qualification in accounting will be a certain advantage.
? Punctual
? Team player
? Positive mind set
? Keen to take on responsibility and be accountable
? Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
? Fluent in English
? Loyal

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