Senior Bookkeeper Wanted

Tuesday, 16 June, 2020

Historic Winery with exciting growth potential is looking for a experienced Senior Bookkeeper to join their team.

The ideal candidate will adhere to the following:

Education and Qualifications:                    

Matric: completed

Diploma: Bookkeeping to trail balance

Accounting Program Experience: Patel Partner

Computer literacy: Word, Excel, Outlook

Payroll Administration     

Experience and training:                         :

Minimum of 10 years bookkeeping to trail balance experience

Wine and Hospitality industry a distinct advantage

Character traits               

Detail orientated


Excellent time management skills

Deadline driven

Honest and trustworthy

Self starter

Good communication skills

Hard Working, need to get things done

Team Player      


  • Maintains accounting records by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.
  • Dealing with financial paperwork and filing.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Prepare Trial Balance.
  • Weekly processing and reconciliation of the Cashbook.
  • Overseeing processing and reconciliations of Petty Cash
  • Overseeing the capture of supplier invoice by the creditors clerk
  • Monthly supplier reconciliation
  • Monthly customer reconciliation
  • Overseeing the follow up of client outstanding invoices by the Debtors clerk
  • Journal entry preparations
  • Capturing new Clients and Suppliers on the accounting system
  • Prepare supplier payments monthly
  • Loading payments on a weekly and monthly basis ensuring the correct supporting documentation is obtained verifying account details
  • Payroll processing and administration
  • Inventory reconciliation and adjusting journals on the accounting system
  • Ad hoc tasks as requested by the Financial Manager

A market related salary is on offer.