Accountant (Pretoria)

Location: Silvertondale, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Date Posted: 07-10-2018
QUALITIES:
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles & procedures
  • Strong attention to detail / organisational skills
  • Excellent Time Management skills / Deadline driven
  • Strong sense of ethics
  • Strong sense of accountability & reliability
  • Great Communication skills
  • Commitment to the sector
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ACCOUNTANT:
Daily:
  • Oversee the reconciliation of  all cash on the premises
  • Processing of invoices
  • Processing of debit and credit notes
  • Follow up on all outstanding SARS issues
  • Send any queries to accountants
  • Daily back-ups of accounting software
Weekly:
  • Processing of Bank Statements
  • Reconciling Cashbooks
  • Responsible for Stock take in the Warehouse together with Warehouse Manager
  • Responsible for Small Tools (keeping small tools register updated at all times)
  • Responsible for Toolbox audit
  • Process creditors statements and invoices received
  • Responsible for cash flow, follow up with outstanding debtors
  • Schedule payments for approval by Director
Monthly:
  • Check and send Debtor`s statements
  • Responsible for Debtors Collections
  • Follow up on payment of accounts
  • Reconcile creditors accounts with creditor statements
  • Prepare VAT return, submit to director for approval, submit and pay SARS after it was approved
  • Reconcile the VAT return with the tax reports from accounting software
  • Prepare PAYE/ UIF/ SDL return, submit for approval, submit and pay SARS after it was approved
  • Oversee the Reconciliation of Salaries
  • Prepare other relevant tax and statutory reports
  • Check the allocation of general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile Director`s loan account and allocation of amounts
  • Reconcile inter-group loan accounts
  • Prepare Management pack for each entity no later than the 15th of the following month
  • Final trial balance
  • Detailed general ledger for the month
  • Bank and cash reconciliations with supporting bank statements
  • List of debtors at month end with ageing to Manager
  • List of creditors at month end with ageing to Manager
  • List, showing all groups loan accounts that balance with each other
  • Director should sign off Management pack
  • Do before month end, and after month end back up of Accounting software (also before and after a new container`s stock was captured)
  • EMP501 to be submitted bi-yearly
YEARLY:
  • Prepare trial balance for provisional tax
  • Prepare final accounts for the Financial Statements
  • Keep record of all balances at year end
  • Update financial records to reflect FST balances
  • Do an inventory count and reconcile to accounting software on a regular basis
Add all deadlines (weekly, monthly and yearly) to Microsoft Outlook
this job portal is powered by CATS