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Available vacancy:

Finance Department- Senior Bookkeeper

Jones & Wagener is seeking to employ a senior bookkeeper on a fixed-term contract in the finance department, based in the Rivonia office. The senior bookkeeper will provide assistance to the accountants and the finance based administration team in the company and will report to the financial manager.

 The requirements associated with the position are as follows:

  • Demonstrated minimum of 5 years of experience in bookkeeping
  • Matric
  • Suitable bookkeeping qualification/certificate
  • Gauteng (Rivonia)

Preference to candidates with the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience and use of the PROMAN database
  • Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, takes responsibility and ownership of tasks
  • Works independently
  • Attention to detail

The main duties associated with the position include the following:

  • Full Bookkeeping to Financial Statements for several companies and trusts
  • VAT computations, reconciliations and submissions
  • Income tax computations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of year end journal entries
  • Drafting of financial statements
  • Processing of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Correspondence with Suppliers and Clients as well as internally with staff
  • Reconciliations of supplier statements of account to accounts payable balances
  • Reconciliations of client invoices to accounts receivable balances
  • Reimbursement claims processing
  • Processing and reconciling bank accounts
  • Processing journals
  • Recording financial transactions through Project, GL, Debtor and Creditor Modules
  • Producing reports
  • Fact-checking financial data
  • Understanding timesheet integration into financial data
  • Compliance maintenance – ensure documentation received for processing is compliant with BEE requirements, internal control requirements and management policy and procedures requirements
  • Assist with operational and administrative tasks

Salary package:
Market related salary including company benefits, dependent on individuals experience and qualifications.