Assistant Accountant – Durban

Assistant Accountant – Durban

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
    • Matric
    • Diploma or Degree in Cost or Financial Accounting
    • Computer Literacy – MS Office, PowerPoint, advanced Excel, Sage Evolution is essential
    • Experience on Sage Evolution
    • At least 5 years relevant experience
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
    • Ability to prioritise tasks and work independently
    • Excellent organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritize time and work effectively
    • Pays attention to detail, displays a high level of integrity and is deadline driven.
 
JOB OVERVIEW
To coordinate and analyze the Company financial information monthly for the Company Accountant
 
Responsibilities and Duties
 
 
1. Creditors
1.1: Receive and check all payment requisitions in accordance with policies and procedures
1.2: Ensure all supplier reconciliations are received timeously from the Bookkeepers and long outstanding queries are investigated and resolved.
1.3: Manage timeous receipt of daily payment requests for payment.
1.4: Ensure that the banking details on supplier invoices match that of the creditor being paid.
1.6: Assist in loading of daily payments in the online banking system
1.7: Load new creditors on the online banking system
1.8: Obtain reserve bank approvals and ensure approvals are renewed before expiration
1.9: Provide monthly creditors age analysis for review.
1.10: Complete all Creditor applications ensuring BEE compliancy, all company documents are in accordance with the required criteria.
 
2. Debtors
2.1: Prepare weekly debtors aging and follow up outstanding debtors with relevant Bookkeepers
2.2: Provide an overview of all the outstanding payments by the clients or customers
2.3:  Keep a record of all the payments that have been made
2.4: Work closely with the Bookkeepers and run monthly debtors’ statements for the Company according to deadlines and distribute accordingly.
2.5: Prepare and balance monthly sales entries to General ledger
 
 
 
3. Stock / Diesel reconciliations
3.1: Collating of all the diesel and stock reconciliations from the Bookkeepers ensuring they balance to the general ledger.
 
4. Banks
4.1: Checking and cross-referencing accuracy of all daily payments loaded in the bank for payment before handing to Company accountant.
 
5. Fixed Asset Register
5.1: Manage Fixed and Leased Asset Register, calculate and processing of depreciation, ensuring the Asset Registers balance to the Balance Sheet.
 
6. Insurance
6.1: Assist the Company Accountant with any Company insurance claims
 
7. Cash Book
7.1: Assist the Company Accountant with updating the cash book in the General Ledger
 
8. Petty Cash
8.1: Responsible for checking and capturing Petty Cash floats in Sage
 
9. Balance sheet Recons
9.1: Responsible for balance sheet provision accounts for Tyres, Legal, Audit and Prepaid
 
10. Management Accounts
10.1: Assist the Company accountant with Management accounts analysis resolving any queries and processing any required journals
 
11. Year-End Audit
11.1: Assist in the annual year-end audit
 
12. Adhoc duties
12.1: You will be required to perform ad hoc duties as and when requested by your manager.
12.2: Functions and responsibilities listed in this job description may be changed from time to time, depending upon the operational requirements of the Employer, and within the parameters of the post held by the Employee.
 
13. Housekeeping
13.1: You are required to always keep your work area clean and tidy. Failure to do so could result in disciplinary action.
 
14. Safety
14.1: Always observe depot safety procedures to avoid any incidents
14.2: Reflective jackets are to be always worn when in the yard
 
Email angela@proappoint.co.za to apply.