Assistant Accountant (Engineering Company) – Cape Town, Western Cape 101 views

Job Overview



  • N4 Financial Management/ Certificate in Financial Accounting
  • 5 years’ Financial experience
  • ERP systems
  • Financial knowledge
  • Systems, Leadership and People skills


Key Performance Indicators:

  • Profitability and Sustainability
  • Globally manufacturing competitive costs
  • Exceeds customer satisfaction
  • Outperform the competition
  • Partner Suppliers
  • Responsible corporate citizen


Interpersonal Skills:

  • Deadline driven
  • Dedicated
  • Excellent people skills
  • Confident and able to handle stress
  • Motivated
  • Leading


The main purpose of this position:


Carries out a number of accounting duties such as the processing and payment of creditors ‘invoices, reconciliation of statements, invoicing of clients, ledger maintenance, follow up on unpaid debtors


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Perform routine calculations to produce analyses and reports as requested by the Management Accountant
  • Create, send, and follow up on invoices (creditors, debtors, sales function)
  • Reconcile any discrepancies or errors identified
  • Adhere to the company’s financial policies and procedures
  • Opening of clients’ accounts with third parties
  • Cashbook
  • Assisting procurement (Purchase orders, sorting GRN’s)
  • Reconciling of general ledger accounts
  • Timeous preparation of monthly journals
  • SARS communication, filing VAT/ EMP returns
  • Payments on ERP system and directly on Bank platform
  • Cash flow forecasts together with investments
  • Cost saving initiatives
  • Analysis and Projects
  • Assets (Depreciating, additions, and disposals)
  • Plan, organise and manage own workload to ensure contribution to the company’s monthly financial reporting is achieved in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assist with reporting
  • Foreign transactions/ Payments together with Imports/ Exports/Customs
  • Assisting colleagues on daily tasks
  • Train and assist colleagues on ERP system
  • Assist with yearend preparation and procedures
  • Advance Payment knowledge
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12 Wild Wood Close
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