Junior Bookkeeper

Job title: Junior Bookkeeper

Reports to Finance Manager

Fixed Term Contract

The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all finance-related transactions, the integrity of data captured on the system and other ad hoc requirements in the financial operations department of the organization. The candidate will report to and assist the Finance Manager / Accountant in everyday tasks.

Attributes and abilities

Ability to perform well without close supervision 

Attention to detail and focused 

Adaptable and mature

Positive attitude with an energetic nature

Must have a passion for championing the rights of citizens

Works to deadlines and does not procrastinate

Self-starter with initiative

Must have a passion for finance and a willingness to grow within the department

Trustworthy and honest

Duties and responsibilities

The Junior Bookkeeper will be required to:

Work closely with the Finance Manager / Accountant to ensure smooth operation of all financial matters.

Support by maintaining accurate accounting records.

Monitor and capture timely preparation and allocation of accounts payable, including petty cash.

Supporter communication / finance queries, encompassing invoicing, statements etc.

Ad hoc switchboard

Support month-end and year-end close process, including daily/monthly cash book transactions.

Assist with the accurate, timeous and complete preparation of all trial balance reconciliations on a monthly basis.

Assist with housekeeping of the assets.

General clerical duties.

Required Experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience in Pastel/Sage One accounting.

Qualification in Junior Bookkeeping required, with a knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Invoicing, accounts reconciliation etc.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Job Location

Head Office: Oak Street, Ferndale, Randburg, South Africa.

Kindly submit your resume to jobs@outa.co.za Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview within 21 days of submission. Should you not receive feedback within 14 days of our acknowledgment of receipt of your CV, please accept that your application will not have met with our approval to go through to the next round of the interview process.

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