Junior Bookkeeper

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A Junior Bookkeeper is sought by a leading communications company to be based in their office in Fourways, Gauteng.

  • Debtor Management
  • Creditor Management
  • Banking
Reporting this entry level position reports to the Financial Manager and is responsible for the accurate capturing and posting of the financial transactions up to the trial balance, as well as, ensuring that the financial information of the company remains accurate and up to date at all times.

Our client is a reputable and market leading stakeholder communications company specialising in financial reporting offering design, writing, project management and logistical services. 

In order to be shortlisted for vacancy, the successful candidate will have the following skills and competencies, but not limited to:-
  • You will hold a Grade 12 certificate with Accounting (70% grade or higher) as well as a recognised bookkeeping diploma or qualification, completed or in progress;
  • You should be experienced with Microsoft Windows; Moderate Level: Word, Excel, Outlook 
  • Previous bookkeeping experience would be advantageous, but not a requirement for this role.
  • Own reliable transport is required and ability to travel as required
  • Able to work after hours when required
The role responsibilities will include, (but not limited to):-
  • Debtor management: Maintain debtors’ database; load new clients, when required, engage with customers finance departments in a professional manner, follow up on all debtors’ enquiries received, daily/weekly/ monthly reporting to management on outstanding debtors;
  • Creditor management: Maintain creditors’ database; load new vendors, confirm and check all purchase orders (POs) against, quotes and supplier’s invoices ensuring pricing is correct according to signed contacts and POs, complete payments and control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices, capture all vendor invoices onto Pastel;
  • Bookkeeping function: Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process, bring the books to the trial balance stage, conduct a month-end and year-end closure process;
  • Banking function: Perform verification checks; maintain beneficiaries, process cash book and monthly reconciling of the cash book to bank statements, load payments for review by the financial manager.
Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates that have the specific skills and experiences required to fulfil the responsibilities of the role will be contacted for an interview by one of our consultants. Thereafter a detailed job description will be made available for discussion before CVs are submitted to our client for review.  
A market related salary based on the level of responsibility for this role is on offer.