Bookkeeper / Accounts Administrator – Durban North

Successful Asset Finance company based in Durban North seeks a bookkeeper to assist Financial Director with day to day processing and reporting on monthly figures.   Handle full debtors and creditors function as well as analysing reports and consolidating figures.  Assist with preparing management accounts – great opportunity for someone to grow and be challenge.  B.com degree preferred and SAP AND PASTEL ESSENTIAL.

Duties & Responsibilities

BOOKKEEPING DUTIES

  • Daily Pastel processing
  • General Journals (allocations, monthly standard, accruals and provisions)
  • General administration duties
  • Adhoc duties as required by Director/s, General, Finance or Operations Managers
  • Cashbook processing
  • Creditors & Debtors control
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • VAT Reconciliation and submissions via eFiling
  • Audit file preparation
  • Assistance on statutory matters
  • Maintaining Fixed Asset Register and applicable journals
  • Assist in preparation of Monthly PL’s for all divisions
  • Assist in preparation of Monthly Management accounts
  • Preparing batches for EFT payments as required by the business
  • Preparing monthly debit order collections
  • Capture cashbooks
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Manage petty cash
  • Managing supplier relationships
  • Processing supplier invoices and credit notes
  • Monthly reconciliations between supplier statement and our supplier ledger
  • Prepare creditor payments
  • Loading daily/monthly payments on Nedbank Business Banking for release by director
  • Handling all supplier & customer related queries
  • Follow up on outstanding purchase orders with suppliers
  • Managing customer relationships
  • Daily/weekly preparing of invoices and credit notes
  • Weekly sales reconciliations for the company, subsidiaries and Strategic Partner Companies
  • Monthly recurring invoices (3 batches) on billing cut-off day
  • Accurately capture new customers on Pastel
  • Debt collecting (via telephone)
  • Sending statements to debtors
  • Sending and preparing First and Final demands
  • Preparing interest on overdue debtors accounts
  • Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date system of records for all debtor related matters

 

GENERAL

  • Comprehensive knowledge of company Products & Services
  • Assist all Company Divisions / Departments / Strategic Partner Companies
  • Strategic involvement with Operations & Admin
  • Filing

Desired Experience & Qualification

B.com accouting degree preferred / National Diploma accounting

SAP experience essential

Pastel experience essential

Min 5 years experience within an accounting department