Bookkeeper

  • Permanent
  • Cape Town
  • Applications have closed

SFG Engineering

Job requirements:

  • Matric National Senior Certificate,
  • COM or other accounting or bookkeeping qualification.
  • Organised and Time management.
  • Numerate and analytical
  • A genuine passion for accounting
  • Accountable and reliable
  • High level of integrity and trustworthiness
  • Deadline focused.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment with minimal supervision.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Communicator & motivator with the ability to communicate across all levels.

Job Overview

  • As a bookkeeper you are responsible for maintaining the organization’s key accounting records, known as ledgers.
  • Your day-to-day activities include recording transactions such as income and outgoings, and posting them to various accounts, reconciling to third-party data, processing payments, financial reporting, and assisting on financial projects when required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the accounting team to support various accounting projects and activities daily.
  • Provide assistance to prepare financial statements according to company policies.
  • Prepare financial status and analysis reports for the Board of Directors.
  • Perform journal entries as per established and statutory accounting standards.
  • Carry out reconciliations of accounts, general ledger, and sub-ledger.
  • Maintain the general ledger at the account level.
  • Provide financial information for business analysis and auditing when needed.
  • Process payments and invoices accurately and timely as per company procedures.
  • Verify financial statements, ledgers, and accounts for errors and make appropriate corrections or refer to the supervisor if errors are complex.
  • Answer customer queries and issues in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepare, reconcile, and record the payments.
  • Prepare and submit expense reports to management for approval.
  • Prepare management reports related to accounts payable and receivables.
  • Prepare period-end journals for prepayments, accruals, commission payments, and depreciation.
  • Perform account reconciliations and ensure all ledgers are closed as per company law.
  • Perform VAT, VAT Withholding tax & withholding tax calculations for submission.