Job vacancy Temp Accountant - Cape Town

Hospitality Pro Recruitment
133 Paarl Street, Vasco Estate, Goodwood , Cape Town
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Job Type
Temporary / Contract
Job Status
Part Time
14 Aug, 2019
Job Title

Temp Accountant - Cape Town

Job Location
Cape Town
Job Presentation

- Assistance with Debtors to prepare recons and assist with obtaining the +90 day overdue amounts.
- Assistance with reconciliations and preparation of schedules
- Assistance in preparing information for BAT completion statements.
- Assist Finance Manager in preparing the Namibia tax returns since inception i.e. 2016 to date
- VAT query
- Going back to 2017 and 2018 and restatement of VAT outflows and VAT inflows
- Preparing the SARS file
- Obtaining the source documentation
  • Education and Experience Requirements:
  • - Matric or NQF equivalent
  • - Diploma/certificate in accounting
  • - 3 – 5 years’ experience in an accounting or similar role
  • - Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • - Advanced Excel skills
  • - Advanced knowledge of SAGE X3, or at the minimum advanced knowledge of a similar ERP system
  • 1. Credit Card Statements & Expense Claims
  • - Daily capturing of petty cash receipts, monthly reconciliation of petty cash.
  • - Monthly reconciliation of all credit card statements to receipts, following up on any outstanding
  • receipts and ensure that all required source documentation is provided and filed.
  • - Ensure that all credit card statements are approved in terms of the company SOP.
  • - All tasks are completed in terms of the Accounting month end checklist
  • - Banking
  • - Load monthly, weekly and ad-hoc payments timeously for authorization and oversee the payment
  • process
  • - Prepare all Company Bank Reconciliations on a monthly basis and where required on a daily basis.
  • 3. Kiosk Banking
  • - Ensure that all deposit slips/credit card receipts are provided by the various kiosks on a daily
  • basis.
  • - Daily reconciliation of kiosk receipts to sales as per Sage X3 including the preparation and
  • follow up of the Kiosk banking control spreadsheet.
  • - Follow up on all variances with the Retail Administration Manager and the Retail area managers.
  • 4. Trade and corporate agreements
  • a. Maintain and file all trade and corporate agreements
  • 5. SAGE
  • a. Upload all completed budgets and FRE’s into SAGE X3 and ensure completeness of data,
  • 6. Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • a. Complete all balance sheet reconciliations as allocated according to the Finance and Accounting
  • Department Checklist including but not limited to;
  • i. Accrued Liabilities
  • ii. Provision Smollan
  • iii. Loyalty provision
  • v. Rebates and Allowances
  • vi. Co-Op
  • vii. Webstore control
  • viii. Other debtors
  • ix. Leave accruals
  • x. Staff uniforms
  • xi. Prepayments
  • 7. Accounting
  • a. Undertake various accounting specific tasks including
  • i. Warranty credit note journals
  • ii. Stock write offs
  • iii. Advertising and marketing
  • iv. Open PO schedule
  • 8. Ad-hoc and other
  • a. Complete all ad-hoc tasks as provided by the finance and accounting department requirements.
  • b. Perform general accounting support tasks in the accounting department
  • c. Assist with the Financial year end process.
  • d. Assist management with Income Tax, VAT, and other accounting queries
  • 9. Debtors
  • a. Provide skilled backup to the Senior Debtors Controller and oversee certain debtor projects.
  • Skills and Competencies:
  • The abilities that the individual needs in order to perform this role effectively:
  • - Detailed, and demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles and procedures. It would be
  • considered preferential to have AGE X3, or similar ERP system experience.
  • - Demonstrate and understanding of internal controls, systems and processes.
  • - Attention to detail
  • - Pro-active
  • - Proven accounting experience
  • - Excellent administrative abilities
  • - Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • - A strong ability to prepare account reconciliations and to address matters in a timeous and
  • complete manner.
  • - Professional and confident communicator capable of dealing with staff at all levels
  • - Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • - Good problem-solving skills
  • - Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • - Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • - Work accurately, meticulous and high attention to detail
  • - Analytical and strong reconciliation skills
  • - Enjoy working in a team, but also have the ability to work independently

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