GL Accountant

Short Job Description: 

The primary purpose of this position is to prepare and process month-end journal entries, reconcile financial statements and accounts, and to ensure a high degree of data accuracy in the General Ledger.  Start date: mid-May ideally.  SAP essential.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
In office, Epping
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Accountant (Non-CA)
Required Qualification: 
Accounting/Finance qualification
Required computer program skills: 
SAP, Excel
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R30 000 per month
Job posting date: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Full Job Description: 

RecruitMyMom supports Moms through all life stages. We understand the need amongst some candidates and employers, with gender advancement opportunities, for full-time office-based positions. These are carefully considered and may be advertised on our site from time to time.

Start date: mid-May ideally.

Tasks include:
 Perform month-end run and procedures within deadlines (reporting to WD8).
 Prepare and process month-end journals, ready for review.
 Assume overall responsibility for all General Ledger reconciliations
 Analyze GL accounts, ensuring a high degree of data accuracy.
 Perform monthly reconciliations on control accounts.
 Reconcile inter-company accounts and accrue outstanding invoices for month end reporting
 GL Maintenance (maintaining periods in SAP, maintaining GL and customer accounts etc.)
 Staff management (one direct report)
 Assist with all ad hoc tasks required by line manager and executive management.


  • Accounting/Finance qualification
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • SAP experience
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • MS Office - advanced Excel
  • Ability to effectively multitask
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good teamwork skills, with the ability to develop strong relationships and to work collaboratively within the group
  • Pro-active approach to implementation of changes in operational and accounting requirements
  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Strong sense of accountability and excellence
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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