Bookkeeper Permanent

6759562 Retail 24 Feb 2024
myRecruit Kempton Park
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Job Summary
Position for Bookkeeper
Job Description


A well-established Electronics company in Kempton Park is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to join their company.

Duties & Responsibilities

The core purpose of this job function is to ensure that the QuickBooks general ledger accurately reflects the financial position of the company, and records all of the company’s assets and liabilities. This purpose, broken into specific components would include:

  • The Bookkeeper will ensure that all capturing of financial information from books of prime entry into the general ledger are done accurately and timeously on a monthly basis.

  • The Bookkeeper will ensure that all assets and liabilities of the company are supported by reconciliations, which prove the validity of the amounts recorded in the ledger.

  • The Bookkeeper will be responsible for the preparation and submission of the monthly EMP return

  • The Bookkeeper will be responsible for requesting the releasing of payments from the company’s bank account and will be responsible for processing all foreign exchange transactions in the company.

  • The Bookkeeper with be responsible for Debtors & Creditors

  • Bi-monthly VAT information Accountant

  • Job costing

  • Petty cash control and recon

  • Bi-annual & annual EMP501 submission on easyfile

  • Full salary and wages function

  • Company SDF – along with all reporting – WSP and ATR

  • The Bookkeeper will be responsible for the day to day management of the finance department and will provide support to internal departments when needed.

  • Annual archiving

1. Job Deliverables

Main job deliverables include the maintenance and evaluation of financial transactional records in the relevant accounting books and supporting computerised accounting systems.

2. Main Tasks

    • Capturing:

      • Monthly Journals – recorded and posted to general ledger.

      • Salaries (including leave provision, overtime, SNT’s) journal prepared and posted to general ledger.

      • Month end debtors and creditors revalued, journalized and posted to general ledger.

      • Fixed cost allocation calculated, journalized and posted to general ledger.

      • Daily invoicing

      • Maintaining employee electronic files

    • Reconciling:

      • Ensure that all capturing is correctly posted to QuickBooks.

      • Ensure that the batch books are balanced to the QuickBooks generated income statements.

      • Monthly customer statements

    • Processing:

      • All related insurance matters

      • Monthly billing for hosing invoices

      • Ensure that the batch books are balanced to the QuickBooks generated income statements.

    • Reporting:

      • Report to General Manager.

    • Renewals:

      • Sage payroll license (annually)

      • ICASA license

      • BBEE certification

      • Public Liability

      • WCA – Letter of good standing.

Bank Accounts:

      • Check validity and accuracy of all payments prior to request for release via internet banking.

      • Verify suppliers banking details on internet banking, authorize and ask for release.

      • Credit card recons and control

      • Motivation for better rates

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities (Competencies)

Financial Skills:

    • Bookkeeping capabilities to Balance Sheet level.

    • Sound knowledge of QuickBooks accounting system.

Soft Skills:

    • Negotiation

    • People

    • Lateral thinking

    • Problem Solving

    • Conflict Handling

    • Tenacious and resilient

Communication Skills:

    • Telephone Communication

    • Team communication

    • Business and Report Writing

IT and System Skills:

    • Excel - ADVANCED

    • Word and Email,)

    • QuickBooks

    • SARS E-Filing

    • Easy File

Desired Experience & Qualification

Candidate Requirements


    • Query Investigation and Summary

    • Influential

    • Analytical

    • High attention to detail

Personal Attributes

    • Positive attitude

    • High Level of accuracy and attention to detail

    • High energy

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum qualification includes Matric (grade 12) required with 5 years’ experience as a Bookkeeper or similar position. In addition a Diploma and or Degree in Bookkeeping is a must.

* Please note candidate must have own reliable transport

Package & Remuneration

  • Salary: R18 000.00 - R25 000.00 Per Month


Please forward your CV to ***email***

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