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Financial Accountant Vacancy

Competencies:

  • Bcom, or equivalent, Degree
  • At least five years’ experience in the Financial Accountant role
  • Experience in full payroll processing on Pastel Payroll
  • Experience in full processing on an ERP system
  • Deadline driven
  • Team Player
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Own reliable transport

Daily

  • Make sundry day to day payments to suppliers and others
  • Ensure daily processing of Invoices and follow up on amounts due from clients.
  • Assist with the office administration
  • Process and reconcile the Bank Accounts, Credit Cards and Petty cash payouts and Cash/Credit Control Accounts, and ensure all the slips are attached
  • Ensure all transactions are allocated to the correct accounts
  • Issue staff leave forms and staff loan forms and ensure that they are signed by the appropriate manager before being filed
  • Ensure that the office space is neat and tidy, that the filing is done on time and that all documents are properly stored and maintained in accordance with legislation
  • Prepare and process the weekly Wages

Month end Processing

  • Prepare journals and complete financial accounts to Trial Balance every month according to agreed upon deadlines
  • Produce Trial Balance for management
  • Ensure all expenses are captured and Included in the month end processing
  • Ensure that the internal debtor’s accounts have all been journalized
  • Review and sign off the month end check list and create a month end file with all the relevant documentation i.e. Asset register, Asset file, contracts etc.
  • Ensure all Open Documents are reconciled monthly and outstanding reconciling items are followed up on and resolved

Salaries

  • Prepare the salaries schedule and ensure the commission is calculated and included
  • Process the salaries onto the Payroll System
  • Ensure all salaries are loaded and ready for payment by due date
  • Ensure that any changes to individual salaries are authorized

Creditors

  • Ensure all imports creditors are correctly captured and that vat is processed correctly
  • Confirm with the creditor’s clerk that all outstanding orders have been reviewed and that there are no expenses/purchases that have not been accounted for or accrued
  • Confirm with the creditors clerk that all suppliers’ invoices have been matched up to orders
  • Confirm the stock take has been finalised and get the following reports
  • Month end stock values per category
  • Stock adjustments report
  • Waste report, Theft report
  • Ensure all creditors have been reconciled prior to loading monthly payments
  • Prepare a list of all creditors’ payments to be done at month end as well as any weekly and fortnightly paid creditors that may have to be paid

Fixed Assets

  • The Fixed Asset register Is to be maintained and reconciled
  • Monthly depreciation journals to be calculated and processed

Statutory returns

  • Complete required statutory returns and ensure that monthly payments for VAT, PAVE, UIF and SDL are done on time
  • Ensure that the bi-annual EMPS reconciliation process is done on time
  • Ensure that annual payments for Provisional Tax, Income Tax, and W.C.A. are paid on time

Adhoc

  • As required by management