Junior Accountant (DBN)

Durban – KwaZulu Natal

JOIN the Durban team of a cutting-edge UK-based Tech Group seeking a highly analytical & meticulous Junior Accountant to assist in varying tasks – processing and troubleshooting and attending to day-to-day finance and admin requests. You will prepare monthly Management Accounts by capturing bank statements, Monthly Journals, Monthly Billing while also doing a review and reconciliation of Petty Cash and Credit Cards. The ideal candidate must possess a BCom Accounting Degree, have 5 years’ solid financial experience including extensive knowledge on reconciliations, management accounts, journals, VAT and be proficient with Outlook, Excel, Word and QuickBooks.
Financial –
  • Be solely responsible for all finance related tasks relevant to the allocated entities.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, including –
    • Capturing of the bank statements
    • Monthly Journals
    • Monthly Billing, etc.
  • Review and reconciliation of Petty Cash and Credit Cards.
  • Ensure adherence to all compliance related matters and statutory requirements.
  • Preparation and review of VAT computations.
  • Analysis and review of Payroll computations.
  • Review of invoices and statements, ensuring reasonableness and VAT compliance.
  • Monthly updating and review of the Fixed Asset Register.
  • Prepare audit deliverables for the management company.
  • Preparation/Review of Annual Financial Statements.
  • Perform routine calculations to analyse various financial aspects of the business and produce reports and financial spreadsheets as requested by the finance team on a regular basis.
  • Create, send, and follow up on invoices.
  • Daily balancing of various payment streams.
  • Process payments through various foreign bank accounts.
  • Timeous submission of financial information to ensure statutory compliance.
  • Adhere to the company’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Attend Finance Department and company-wide meetings, assisting with financial reporting to managers and senior executives.
  • Various other ad-hoc duties as required and requested by the Manager.
Admin –
  • Was solely responsible for all admin related tasks relevant to the allocated entities.
  • Various day to day office admin duties.
  • Data capturing of spreadsheets.
Qualifications –
  • BCom Accounting (Minimum).
Experience/Skills –
  • 5 Years solid financial experience.
  • Accounting background with extensive knowledge on reconciliations, management accounts, journals, etc.
  • Experience and knowledge of VAT.
  • Highly skilled in administrative tasks.
  • Vast experience with Outlook, Excel, Word, QuickBooks.
  • Understanding of data privacy standards; integrity; honesty.
  • Willingness to work overtime when and if required.
  • Solid communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Familiarity with business principles and practices.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Self-motivation and time management.
  • Problem-solving skills. 
  • Analytical skills.