Assistant Accountant



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Date posted:

Monday, September 26, 2022


Johannesburg Metro, South Africa


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Our Client is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their exciting team in Midrand.


Our Client is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their exciting team in Midrand.

Salaries and Benefits: Negotiable


  • To ensure controls and documentary support are in place for cash, stock and debtors
  • To supervise the cash, stock and debtors functions and ensure accurate reporting
  • To maintain the asset register and ensure regular asset verifications
  • To assist with creditors as and when required
  • To meet reporting deadlines
  • To assist in various reconciliations
  • Ensure quality of recons between depots & SAP.
  • Assist with day-to-day accounting of transactions.
  • Assisting in bank statement analysis for correct referencing and Fidelity shortage/surplus allocations.
  • Prepare required monthly reports.
  • Manage SAP queries.
  • Reconciliation of certain GL accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciliation of certain Income Statement items on month-to-month basis.
  • Liaison with Auditors during the Statutory Audits.
  • Adhering to the IFRS.
  • Working knowledge of SA Income Tax Law and VAT Act.
  • Working knowledge of Sage SAP will be an advantage.
  • Dealing with Banks, Fidelity and customers on need basis

Key Skills:

  • Must have excellent communication and superior interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work accurately under pressure and meet set deadlines
  • High conceptual skills, innovative, statistical, analytical, and anenquiring mind.\
  • Methodical problem-solving ability.
  • Demonstrable high organising ability, good negotiation skills and bias for action. Should exhibit a mature disposition.
  • Working knowledge of SHEQ and manufacturing systems
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to work independently
  • Effective judgment and demonstrated ability to take initiative when required
  • Proactive problem-solving approach
  • Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule, and produce accurate results
  • Work independently, exercising effective judgement and initiative
  • Systematic, hands on and innovative approaches to all facets his/her work
  • High accuracy
  • High integrity level.

  • Matric with Maths and Accounting
  • B. Com Accounting Degree or Advance Financial Diploma
  • Good working knowledge of the SAP system
  • 2 years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment.





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