Bookkeeper (Temp)

Bookkeeper (Temp)


Bookkeeper (Temp)

Details of the offer

The duties of the role will include, but not be limited to the following:
Processing of various monthly bank statements into accounting software
Processing of various monthly investment/broker house cash accounts
Maintenance of general ledger accounts
Maintenance and improvement of sound internal controls
Responsible to lead the monthly and year-end ‘accounting close’ process
Month-end closures of foreign currency adjustments on foreign currency bank accounts, loans and foreign customers/suppliers
Maintenance and processing of various monthly group interest calculations
Preparation and processing of various monthly journal batches, entries and accruals
Maintaining a good electronic and physical filing system
Monthly and quarterly invoicing
Maintenance of a small fixed asset register
Preparation and submission of company group VAT return
Preparation and submission of annual company and agent income tax returns
Prepping/drafting of Excel annual financial statements for some of the smaller entities
Maintenance of various monthly reconciliations relating to group investments
Balancing and maintenance of intercompany, and associate entity loans
Assisting with the audit processes of the various entities
Assisting with the budgeting process
Assisting with monthly group management accounts
Assisting with weekly cashflow updates
Track and resolve accounting discrepancies
Other ad-hoc duties as and when required

Skills, experience and qualifications
The candidate should be a driven, proactive self-starter, with good communication skills, along with good numerical and analytical abilities. The desire/attitude to ‘want to learn’ and develop is strongly preferred as a personality attribute.
Other important attributes would be time management, attention to detail, a positive attitude and the ability to work in an open office environment.
The ideal candidate should have demonstratable experience of preparing and maintaining financial records up to trail balance level, with a good understanding of general accounting and taxation (VAT) principles. An understanding of foreign currency transactions and fair value accounting will be an added bonus.
Further, the candidate should have a good general understanding of accounting software (Sage/Xero/QuickBooks), and the ability to process bank statements, journals and foreign currency month-end closures on an accurate and timeous basis.
Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following criteria:
AAT Qualified; or
CAT Qualified; or
Relevant Accounting Diploma; and
2 years+ experience working in a similar role
Excel (basic formulas & large spreadsheets) and Microsoft Office proficiency

The advertised salary range is merely a guideline to attract a range potentially suitable candidates to the advertised position. This doesn’t automatically mean that a successful candidate can claim an offer for the maximum advertised salary. It is the prerogative of the future employer to offer a candidate a market related remuneration package in line with the candidate’s qualifications, skills and level of experience

Source: Executiveplacements


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