My client, a leader in the finance industry is looking to employ a Junior Accountant. This is a very exciting opportunity.

Job summary

This role primarily entails the completion of various bookkeeping and financial administration tasks and providing support to the Financial Accountant.

Qualifications and experience:

Minimum qualifications and training:
Bookkeeping diploma / accounting degree
Minimum Working experience:
2-3 years’ experience in general bookkeeping/accounting

Skills and abilities

  • VAT and income tax knowledge
  • Strong numerical, analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer, internet and systems skills (MSOffice, Internet and e-mail, relevant systems)
  • High level of client service orientation
  • Professional and presentable demeanour
  • Ability to deal with multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency
  • Proactive – take initiative
  • Team player and reliable
  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude and self-motivated

Key functions and Tasks

  1. Debtors
  2. Complete transfer letters for client fees
  3. Match all client fees received per bank statements, to the CRM system
  4. Invoice and receipt client fees on accounting system and ensure it accurately syncs with CRM system
  5. “Manual” customer invoicing for receipts not reflecting in CRM system
  6. Email client invoices
  7. Follow-up on outstanding debtors / CRM fees administration
  8. Prepare credit card links for client fees where required
  • Creditors
  • Capture supplier invoices into accounting system
  • Prepare creditor reconciliations
  • Make daily payments to service providers
  • Manage commission pay-outs
  • Bookkeeping
  • Download & electronically file bank statements from online banking system
  • Capture all bank transactions to accounting system, allocate appropriately
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Petty cash: do cash withdrawals, record cash expenses, and do monthly reconciliations of Petty Cash
  • Process journals for interest on call account, loan capital and interest
  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations
  • Provide auditors with the necessary assistance and documentation required during audit processes
  • Assist with other month-end procedures / journals as may be required
  • Administration
  • Assist with completion of expense forms & ensuring it is appropriately authorised in accordance with the company policies
  • Deal with filing of all source documents
  • Compliance Support
  • Maintain and safe keep of all compliance and exchange control related documentation
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly FICA registers, follow-up on the completion thereof and report back to the Risk, Compliance and Exchange Control Lead (RCE Lead) on exceptions
  • Weekly follow-up on matters relating to FAIS, FICA and exchange control and report back to the RCE Lead
  • Assistance with the preparation for external compliance and exchange control audits
  • Assistance with quarterly internal Quality Assurance audits relating to compliance and exchange controls
  • Assistance with the preparation for management meetings
  • Follow-up with stakeholders on the status of training completed and the updating of the relevant register

Please send your CV to info@af-consulting.co.za

Closing date: 26 July 2019

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