Thursday, 25 November, 2021
Our client Paarl is looking for appoint an Accountant.
Relevant experience
Relevant Accounting Degree
ACA, ACCA or CIMA will be beneficial but not required
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analysing account information.
Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
Recommends financial actions by analysing accounting options.
Summarises current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
Complies with financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising account information and trends.
Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Responsible for processing of creditors and debtors, tax administration as well as payroll.
Skills and attributes:
Minimum, non-negotiable requirements include but are not limited to:
Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.
Attention to detail.
Act in a confidential and ethical manner.
Proper time management skills.
Data entry management skills.
Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen.
Knowledgeable and passionate about clients’ business, and where and how advertising contributes to its success.
Computer literate in the basic programmes e.g. Microsoft office suite.
Valid driver’s licence and own reliable transport.
Willing to work outside normal working hours.
Excellent organising abilities.
Advance Excel skills.
Good communication skills.
Sound knowledge of Xero (Accounting System).
Please send your CV as well as an idea of your salary expectation to