Junior Accountant

at Key Recruitment
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Accounting & Finance
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Johannesburg


Job Description

Junior Accountant


Our client is a large Basic Education Provider who is accredited by the Department of Basic Education and Training Gauteng. They have an opening for the position of Junior accountant within their organization. If you are looking for a chance to work for a company that is making a difference, then this role may be for you.


Key responsibilities:


The organising, recording, and managing of financial and accounting transactions.

Recording and managing financial related transactions of salary payrolls

Assisting the financial manager with drawing up the budget for the school

The creating and maintaining of internal controls and procedures

Advising the Finance Manager and the schools’ committees on compliance with legislation and regulations.

Perform monthly reconciliations and report errors/omissions or deviations to the Finance Manager

Write up journals, post to Trial Balance and write up Financial Statements in the preparation for the annual audit and liaising with all parties involved

Assist the Finance Manager in the preparation and reconciliation of VAT, Payroll taxes, and corporate taxes as well payment and submission of tax returns

Keep and manage storage and archive of financial records

Work with personnel in Finance Department, Human Resources Department, Debtors Department and Academic Department and assist them as well as liaise with them in the execution of the accountant duties

Represent the Finance Department and the Finance Manager when required to do so.



Experience and remuneration:


At least 3 years in an accounting position

Accounting degree or diploma (articles not required)

Salary will be based on experience


Interested candidates can send their CV