Bookkeeper (Syspro essential)

Short Job Description: 

Leading suppliers and manufacturers of temperature systems require a Bookkeeper (to balance sheet) to join their team.  Strong operational experience and sound understanding/experience in MS Excel and Syspro required.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Randburg, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Accountant (Non-CA)
Assistant Accountants
Required Qualification: 
Post matric financial qualification
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office (MS Excel intermediate), and Syspro
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Full time (with flexibility to accommodate traffic)
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R25 000 - R30 000 pm (neg. depending on experience/industry exposure)
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Full Job Description: 

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This bookkeeper (to Balance Sheet) role includes the financial administrative requirements of cash book, general ledger, salaries and wages, all returns, reconciliations etc.

  • Overseeing the debtors and creditors. (excluding invoicing, and debtor’s receipts and collections, done by support staff).
  • Balance Sheet Functions: process the month end procedures on SYSPRO, and check Distribution Reports and Balance to Control Accounts
  • Opening trial balance (Ms Excel) post distributions and journals monthly. (These journals are estimates for depreciation, audit fees, stock estimates and monthly journals), and derive the income statement and balance sheet.
  • Submit quarterly financial statements to the bank
  • Year-end: post all adjusting journals for accruals, provisions, stock adjustments, bad debts, income tax, etc. (MS Excel)
  • Finalise stock sheets
  • Deferred tax schedules and reconciliation and depreciation schedules and assets register (MS Excel)
  • Reconcile overseas creditors and adjust for fluctuation in exchange
  • Prepare the balance sheet for the auditors. 
  • Provisional tax calculation and returns
  • Preparing a budget for the coming year, maintained monthly. Report on actual monthly figures compared to budget
  • Prepare annual Insurance schedules
  • Sales cost analysis from SYSPRO reports to ensure gross profit targets.
  • Analysis of production costs and recovery of factory expenses
  • Process monthly payments and all returns


Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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