BOOKKEEPER – Ad posted by cv

  • Full Time
  • Mount Edgecombe, North Suburbs, South Africa

Govnet Recruits

A long-established firm in Mount Edgecombe has a vacancy for an experienced Bookkeeper for a portfolio of diverse clients.

Duties will include:

Ad-hoc administrative tasks.

Bookkeeping from prime entry to financial statement level.

Client queries and enquiries.


Credit control, monthly reconciliations and collection of debts.

Maintain a diary for recurring matters.

Maintain a Property Plant and Equipment Register.

Maintain a system for filing and retention of records.


Preparation of monthly management accounts.

Prepare EMP201/501 returns with supporting documents.

Prepare journal entries.

Prepare UI19 / COIDA returns.

Prepare VAT201 returns with supporting documents.

Prepare working papers and schedules for external auditor.

Process Customer invoicing, statements and credit control – local and foreign.

Process Supplier invoices, statements and credit control – local and foreign.

Reconciliation of Customers, Suppliers and Inventory control accounts.


Accounting Diploma or Degree or in final year

Software experience

Caseware software –

MS Office – Excel, Word, Outlook

Sage Partner Accounting

Sage One – Cloud

Sage Payroll

SARS E-Filing


Working Experience (Must have recent experience as below)

At least 3 years’ recent experience in a SAICA/SAIPA firm.

CIPC – company registrations, amendments, annual returns.

Dept Labour registrations – UIF, COIDA.

Experience in Trusts, Body Corporates and services-companies will be advantageous.

SARS registrations – Tax, VAT, PAYE, UIF, SDL

SARS queries and reviews.

Personal Qualities

Ability to work independently and in a team.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Aspires to excellence through producing high quality work and timeous delivery/meeting of deadlines.

Demonstrates a willingness of “going the extra mile” in meeting deadlines.

Demonstrates flexibility and adaptation to different situations to get the job done.

Is courteous in all interactions with both fellow staff and company clients.

Loyal & dedicated with a high sense of personal pride.

Positively suggest ways to improve quality and efficiency of work.

Willingly shares information for effective and improved operation of the team/practice.

Technical Skills

Attention to detail and methodical approach a must.

Excellent communication skills.

Excellent problem-solving skills.

Excellent reconciliation skills.

Excellent report/letter writing ability.

Good people skills.

Time management skills — ability to prioritise and adhere to deadlines.

Valid passenger vehicle driver’s license

Very high level of accuracy and being meticulous in accounting.

Very high level of computer literacy.


Negotiable depending on previous experience.

Part of the salary will be based on performance.

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