Senior Bookkeeper - Pinetown, South Africa - The Sales Barn

The Sales Barn
The Sales Barn
Verified Company
Pinetown, South Africa

1 month ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Our client, based in Pinetown, is looking to employ a bookkeeper in their business. Reporting to the Financial Manager this position will fulfil a variety of functions as described below. The salary being offered is R20k - R25k depending on experience.


  • 3 to 5 years previous bookkeeping experience.
  • Financial Accounting degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Software: Pastel, XERO, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook.
  • Payroll knowledge.
  • SARS knowledge.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel Skills.
  • The ability to prioritise whilst adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Capable of working independently as well as in team environment.
  • Own vehicle and valid driver's licence.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry would be beneficial.


  • Customer invoicing, returns, credit notes and month end reconciliation to statement.
  • Supplier purchase orders, invoice capturing and month end reconciliation to statement.
  • Stock Maintenance maintenance of products in accounting software and reconciliation to third party logistics partner stock on hand reporting.
  • Prepare weekly cashflow and forecast.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts.
  • Weekly and month end Banking loading new beneficiaries and payments for approval and release.
  • Prepare and maintain payroll system for all employees in accordance with SARS statutory requirements.
  • Prepare both SARS VAT201 and EMP201 submissions per SARS deadlines.
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register additions / disposals of assets and calculation of depreciation.
  • Prepare month end journals payroll, sales, depreciation etc.
  • Prepare the monthly and quarterly accounts for review per shareholder stipulated deadlines.
  • Assist in preparation of audit process and work alongside auditors for required information.
  • Assist in preparing the budget of the business.
  • Other Adhoc: audit trail compliance; compiling contracts for approval.

R20 000,00 - R25 000,00 per month


  • Bachelors (required)


  • Payroll: 3 years (required)
  • SARS: 3 years (required)
  • Pastel, Xero & Microsoft: 3 years (required)


  • Accounting degree or equivalent qualification (required)
  • Drivers Licence & Vehicle (required)
Application Deadline: 2024/04/28

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