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:
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.