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Monthly Client Accountant

Department

Monthly Client Accounting Department

Location

PKF Port Elizabeth

Position Type

Permanent

About the position

Purpose of the role

To render the full accounting service to a portfolio of clients.

Academic Qualifications Required

  • A degree in accounting will be beneficial.
  • Completion of AGA/SAIPA articles will be beneficial.

Skills, Competencies and Experience Required

Skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills: Be able to converse in English and Afrikaans
  • Report writing skills
  • Time Management
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Drivers’ licence

Competencies

  • Strong Accounting and Taxation knowledge
  • Decisive and accurate
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment

Experience

  • 3-5 years accounting experience

Required Computer Package Experience

  • Microsoft Office
  • Xero
  • Pastel
  • Microsoft Outlook

Key Duties and Responsibilities – Key Performance Indicators

  • Supervise and initiating the processing of client information cheques, receipts, sales invoices, purchase invoices
  • Perform bank reconciliations
  • Processing and reconciling of Petty Cash and cash control accounts
  • Keeping of a fixed asset register
  • General journals – e.g., depreciation, provisions, interest, salaries, stock, etc.
  • Process journal entries e.g., new instalment sale agreements, interest on borrowings, provisions, accruals of income and expenses, bad debts etc.
  • Reconcile debtors and creditors statements.
  • Correct accounting treatment on disposal of assets (property, plant & equipment) and investments and the calculation of the taxation on capital gains/losses.
  • Analyse the resulting trial balance for mistakes / deviations and be able to discuss the results with the client.
  • Prepare the notes to financial statements
  • Calculate the tax liability for sole proprietors, individuals, close corporations and trusts, small business corporations, and partnerships.
  • Reconciliations of input/output VAT to monthly trial balance.
  • Compiling and discussing with the client of monthly management accounts.

Other

  • Requesting information from Clients.
  • Maintain strong client relationships
  • Good communicator with Clients and colleagues
  • Strong management skills, leadership and organisational abilities.
  • Able to work on their own and run a portfolio of clients.
  • Meet monthly deadlines timeously.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of Payroll, VAT and e-filing

Level of Independence

Work independently

Applications to be sent to:
Samantha Senekal
HR Manager
samantha.senekal@pkf.co.za

Application