Bookkeeper (CR400)

Our client, an Engineering concern within the Paarl region is looking to employ a Bookkeeper. Reporting directly to the Financial Manager, you will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:


Debtors Processing

  • Processes debtor payment receipts on a daily basis.

  • Checks to ensure correct quantities of stock and prices have been used and where stock quantities are incorrect, liaises with Warehouse Manager to rectify discrepancies.

  • Liaises with Debtors to ensure that they have received all invoices

  • Generates an estimated cash flow report at month end

  • Ensures correct Debtors accounts are placed on hold in the event of non-payment

  • Creates all new debtors accounts as per finance policies and procedures

Debtors Management

  • Sends statement to relevant customers on a monthly basis within one week after month-end

  • Liaises with clients and confirms payments before month-end to ascertain amount of funds to be received

  • Reconciles payments at month end, pursuing any outstanding amounts until payment is received

  • Reconciles debtors’ accounts on a monthly basis, highlighting all discrepancies before next month-end

  • Prepares and presents debtors age analysis and ensures weekly outstanding Debtors Status reports are compiled and sent to the relevant directors

  • Ensures completed credit application/contracts are on all debtor’s files

Creditors Management

Bank Cash Book

  • Processes all bank receipts for various entities of the business.

  • Investigates and follows up with the Bank if any unknown items reflect on the Bank statement to ensure all payments are allocated correctly.

Month End Procedures

  • Ensures all Debtors and Creditors processing is completed and reconciled on a monthly basis

  • Prepares a monthly management statement for the Directors of the other entities

  • Assisting the Financial Manager by providing financial records, documents, statements, and reports

  • Responsible for petty cash


  • Matric / Post Matric qualification

  • 3-5 years’ experience within a similar role

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles (Debits, Credits & VAT)

  • Must be fluent in English and Afrikaans, both verbal and written

  • Proficiency in an Accounting Package and Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Proven strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a dynamic environment with competing projects and deadlines.

  • Able to work independently


R12 000 – R15 000 basic (+ benefits)


Monday – Thursday, 08:30 – 16:30

Friday, 08:30 – 16:00

15min lunch

Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email: CR400 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV in Word Format to Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.


Recent Posts

See All

Creditors Clerk (CR406)

Our client, a manufacturing concern in the Cape Winelands, is looking for a Creditors Clerk. The ideal candidate will have a financial qualification, and at least three years of post-grad creditors, a

Bookkeeper / Junior Accountant (CR403)

Our client, an established law firm based in Paarl is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper / Junior Accountant with trust accounting experience. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Experience in trust account book

Inventory Controller (CR399)

Our client, who is based in the Winelands region, is looking for an Inventory Controller to join their team. Experience within the Fruit / FMCG industry will be beneficial. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Impor

  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White LinkedIn Icon
Recruitment Agency Paarl

Copyright 2019 Cardoso Recruitment | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Designed by Spoken Studio