Posted 12 months ago

Bookkeeper – Centurion


Job Features

Occupational levelSpecialist
Closing Date28th February 2018


Role Purpose

A Bookkeeper is responsible for:

–               recording financial transactions daily,

–               maintaining accurate records and

–               providing reports or statements to managers.

Accurate financial record-keeping helps organisations to keep track of their income and expenditure.

Main Outputs

  • Process journal entries for all receipts, payments, and other financial transactions (provision and accruals) in SAP
  • Following up and resolving outstanding accruals
  • Filing source documents for all journal entries recorded
  • Doing settlements and FI & CO balancing on SAP
  • Perform and analyse revenue and cost matching
  • Review Income statement and raise accruals if needed
  • Attend March and year-end stock counts. Attend interim counts on request
  • Submit statutory SARS reports (Vat201 e-filing)
  • Petty cash function -Capture petty cash expenditure and re-imbursement
  • Performing petty cash reconciliations and perform surprise Petty cash counts on site
  • Preparing ad-hoc management financial reports required by the client or manager.
  • Prepare internal reports and submit to budget holders
  • Where it is a contract requirement: attend monthly meetings and present financial reports.
  • Attend meetings on client and management request
  • Create debtor invoices on SAP
  • Follow up on outstanding WIP and ensure invoicing is up to date
  • Preparing and sending invoices, issuing statements to debtors and collect outstanding debt
  • Ensure that all invoices, statements and monthly workings are saved on a central server.
  • Where it is a contract requirement: ensure that all invoices are loaded timeously on Clients Invoice portal.
  • Ensure that remittance advices are obtained from clients and saved on Share point
  • Assist the CCC to obtain the Supplier invoices, in order to invoice the Client.
  • Prepare credit notes for approval by Financial Manager.
  • Performing other tasks as required by Managers
  • Reporting any irregularities to management.
  • Keeping abreast with accounting principles, legislation and ensure compliance with company procedures/policies
  • Building good Internal and External relationship
  • Prepare schedules for and assist with internal and external audit queries
  • Assist creditors with queries and outstanding invoices on vendor accounts.

Key Competencies

The right person must have the following competencies:

    • RITCH Values – Respect, Integrity, Trust, Commitment, Honesty
    • Proactive
    • Structured with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Analytical
    • Innovative problem-solving skill
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Collaborative team player, work co-operatively, and share responsibility with others
    • Able to handle pressure
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

Minimum Requirements


  • Diploma or Certificate in Finance with Accounting (current studies towards a formal finance qualification advantageous)/B Degree in Accounting
  • Grade 12
  • Code 08
  • 2 years’ experience
  • Ms Excel, able to perform v-look ups and pivot tables, Ms Word, Computerised Accounting.
  • Knowledge of SAP

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