Reporting to: Group Accountant

Job Purpose: Full function processing to trial balance

Location: Woodstock, Cape Town

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

Under the management / direction of the Group Accountant, the Bookkeeper will have the following responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • General Ledger to trial balance – legal entity
    • Drive monthly GL, creditors and cashbook processing to TB
    • Ensure all entries are currently captured in the GL within reporting deadlines
    • Ensure preparation & review of all GL reconciliations within reporting deadlines
    • Identify and correct any accounts processing deficiencies
    • Prepare monthly management packs within reporting deadlines
    • Preparation of applicable schedules ancillary to the reports
    • Investigate and reporting back on findings from monthly reporting
    • Prepare GL’s, TB’s and supporting schedules for audit and address audit queries
    • Proficient in excel and working with data in spreadsheets
  • VAT
    • Assist in timely preparation VAT calculations and reconciliations
    • Assist in timely submission and payment of VAT returns
  • Ad-hoc duties

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Entry-level accounting related qualification
  • Basic experience in processing of creditors, debtors and cashbook and reconciliations
  • Advanced competency in MS Excel
  • Experience in AccPac is advantageous

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ATTRIBUTES:

  • Keen attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver
  • Proactive, responsive and deadline driven
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

NB:

Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be shortlisted for interviews. If you do not receive a response within two weeks of the date this position was advertised, please consider your application unsuccessful.

This appointment will be made in line with the Nimble Group Employment equity plan.