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Junior Accountant - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8484
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Luxury Goods
Job Role Junior Accountant
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R25 000.00

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client based in Cape Town is wanting an reliable Junior Accountant to join their company.

Offering an exciting opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual to join the Cape Town Finance Team as an Accountant, reporting directly to the Financial Manager, with 2 direct individuals reporting to the Accountant.
The core purpose of the role of the Accountant will be that of an internal accounting function that ensures effective, efficient management of Finance Department processes, with the assistance of the Financial Managers.
No day will be the same at this dynamic, growing business.
For a driven, organised, dynamic team player that has a passion for the Retail environment, there is no better group to join.

Key Skills
Your role will include but is not limited to the following:
Review of weekly bank account reconciliations
Management and review of monthly accounts payable reconciliations and ensuring payments are made in line with supplier payment terms
Monthly VAT reconciliation and calculation
Monthly VAT and EMP201 Submission
Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
Assist in the cash flow forecasting process
Prepare various general ledger reconciliations
Processing and capturing of general journals
Perform administrative tasks, such as company telephones, printers, travel-related queries and requests, motor fleet, etc.
Prepare various month end reports for management accounts
Assist in providing explanation for variances between actual vs budget
Review of month end recons prepared by Finance Department and investigate and resolve any differences or reconciling items
Design, implementation and improvement of internal financial controls<b

  • Job Role: Junior Accountant
  • Industry: Banking / Financial / Insurance
  • Salary: R25 000.00

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
BCom Degree / Honours degree/ CTA
3 years articles
Previous accounting related experience up to Trial Balance
Knowledge of accounting systems.
Previous experience with Syspro ERP would be advantageous
High level of computer competency and literacy, including Microsoft Office programs
Experience in on-line banking systems
Strong persuasive, communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain high level of accuracy and attention to detail
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Good planning and organizing skills
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives

Additional Requirements

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