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Job Type:Full-Time


The Junior Accountant reports to Auditor/Managing Director and will be responsible for the full function accounting duties pertaining to the business – debtors, creditors, petty cash, banking accounts, statutory returns and monthly reporting

Task and Responsibilities

Customer Invoicing and Receipting

  • Invoice customers

  • Capture debtors’ payments

  • Issue customer statements on a monthly basis

  • Follow up on overdue debtors’ accounts

Supplier Payments and Expenses

  • Processing of supplier invoices

  • Supplier reconciliations

Reconciliations of Key Accounts

  • Reconcile all bank accounts on a daily basis

  • Reconcile all loan accounts on a monthly basis

  • Bank accounts reconciled monthly

  • Ensure all Statutory returns are accurately submitted on due dates once they have been reconciled

Processing of Payroll

  • Process employees pay in accordance with HR requirements

  • Employees’ pay slips

  • Reconcile payroll and EMP201 return and submit to SARS

  • Process year-end payroll reports, with assistance if required, to meet SARS IRP5 requirements together with EMP501 reconciliation

Budgets and Financial Statements

  • Assist in preparing annual budgets and entering these into Pastel

  • Prepare draft monthly management accounts and provide to auditors for review

  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

  • Maintain the annual budget

  • Comply with local government reporting requirement

  • Provide information to external auditors for the annual audit

  • Work with Project Manager to provide accurate Project reporting


  • Capture & reconcile petty cash accounts

  • Produce balance sheet, profit and loss and project summary reports as required by the Auditor

  • Ensure that all financial records are accurate and timely for end of financial year audits

Education and Formal Training

  • Degree in Accounting

Work Experience

  • Approximately 3-5 years proven accounting or related experience

  • It would be an advantage if the applicant has experience in the transport industry

  • Experience with Pastel accounting is non-negotiable

  • Experience with Sage Payroll will be beneficial

  • Data entry skills together with hands on experience of spreadsheets software

Please send your CV to

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