Senior Bookkeeper

Our client based in Bellville is looking to employ a Senior Bookkeeper to join their team.


Duties & Responsibilities:

* Full Bookkeeping/accounting function up to balance sheet
* Overseeing staff members in day-to-day accounting duties
* General finance functions include creditors, debtors, inventory, tax, bank and account reconciliations, VAT returns, monthly returns and reporting
* Full payroll function
* Payments loading and processing
* Reconciliation of Petty  Cash Management Budgets and Forecasts
* Maintain and monitor internal controls
* Audits/Review
* Income Tax- Provisional and Final
* Tax Compliance
* Company Secretarial and Tax Services
* Financial documentation and support for imports


* Accounting qualification or equivalent
* 5-years SOLID bookkeeper experience
* Proficient in MS Excel
* Software-IQ Retail and Great Planes-added advantage
* Valid drivers license with own transport
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple demands and meet deadlines
* Good knowledge and mastery of accounting procedures
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Must be detailed, highly organized and accurate
* Self driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve challenges
* Attention to detail
* Analytical ability

Adhoc accounting duties include, but are not limited to:

* Credit applications
* Statutory submissions
* Reconciling account
* Overseeing follow up on outstanding accounts
* Credit notes

Senior Bookkeeper

Fantastic opportunity at a Mining Company as a Senior Bookkeeper you will be required to assist the Finance department to prepare monthly accounting records from source document to balance sheet.



* Processing, reconciliation of all suppliers
* Prepare suppliers reconciliations foe payment
* Preparation of weekly and monthly payment reports
* Reconciling customers and following up
* Raise and prepare tax invoices monthly
* Processing monthly credit card statements
* Daily bank recons
* Petty cash control
* Assistance with record keeping for fixed asset register
* Monthly income statement recons
* VAT reports
* Assistance with month end procedures
* Other adhoc duties as requested by management



* Min of 10 years bookkeeping experience to B/S/ SAIPA/SAICA plus 2 years experience
* Min of a National Diploma in Accounting

Key competencies:

* Strong problem solving skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent admin and organisational skills
* Ability to work under pressure and without supervision
* Detail understanding of VAT and accounting transactions
* Experience on pastel