Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary ZAR28,000.00 - ZAR32,000.00 gross per year
  • East London


My client a commodity trading firm are seeking an Assistant Accountant to join their friendly and welcoming team.

Salary 27-30K + bonus and benefits

Hours 9-5pm

Invoices registered (in Sun) before distribution to relevant authorisor.

Ensure all invoices to be posted have been correctly coded by the relevant authorisor

Accurately record all invoices in the relevant entity ledgers (including expenses)

Post manual credit and debit notes when requested by Financial Controllers

Prepare payments to be made per invoice payment terms

Ensure accurate cut-off of all invoices received

Ensure all cash received is correctly banked and accurately allocated to the correct customer/invoice (this includes cheques, direct payments, BACS receipts etc.)

Ensure accurate cut-off of all cash received

Reconcile all bank accounts at least once per Month

Provide Unit Financial Controllers with an accurate month end Accounts Payable and receivable ledgers and reconciled bank reconciliations.

Ensure compliance with the Group’s expenses policy and risk policies

Implementation and management of Internal Control procedures

Ad hoc tasks as requested by management from time to time

Cover for colleagues’ annual leave or sickness absence

Involvement with project work as and when required

Assisting with audit queries and requests.

Good numeracy

Keen attention to detail / accuracy

Flexible approach

Fast learner

Ability to challenge wider business if information not provided accurately

Ability to work in a team and liaise with people at all levels

Good organizational and prioritizing skills

Ability to work to tight deadlines

Strong IT skills including the use of accounting software e.g. Sun /Vision/Inside out systems etc.

Strong accounting skills

Excellent communication skills

  • accountant
  • accounting
  • ms project
  • software