Corporate Accountant/Bookkeeper (Contract) (Ref: DOCA)

Position in the Financial sector in Braamfontein - Gauteng
Posted On Tuesday 12 September 2023
Job Description:

Main job function

Our client based in Braamfontein are seeking the skills of a Corporate Accountant for a short term contract opportunity. The Corporate Accountant is responsible for reconciliations, preparations and passing of journals for accruals. This also handles the fixed asset register and preparation of monthly accruals.


Main duties:

To check bank statements for suspicious transactions

Report suspicious transactions to Fund / Corporate Finance Manager

Do a journal for the payment done outside the system (FNB)

Cash book and Bank reconciliation

Conduct cash book entry to reconcile with the income

Do payments on weekly basis (Wednesdays)

Check if all documents align with the procurement policy

Capture journals on Everest

Conduct EFT for payments

Do second level Bank authorisation

Confirmation of budget allocation for any deviation on procurement

Filing of payment related documents

Processing of insurance claims

Complete and submit the claim form for insurance

Supply the insurance with the required documents

Forex payments

Do Forex payments for suppliers and employees (FNB)

Complete the payment request form

Effect the payments on the FNB platform

Monthly Bank reconciliations

Do credit card and petty cash reconciliations

Prepare reconciliations for Corporate Account

Trial balance and balance sheets reconciliation

General ledger and income statements reconciliation

Cash flow reconciliation and Budget monitoring

Compare cash flow against trial balance

Check for correct allocation as per the ledger account

Prepare and pass journals for accruals

Request supporting documents for reconciliation

Run Bank changes report

Capture bank changes on the system

Creditors report

Prepare monthly accruals

Fixed assets register

Manage the asset register

Update any additions or disposals

Calculate depreciation

Conduct physical verification of assets

Salary advances

Provide salary advances for the month Provide input into risk, deviation and capex report

Adhoc duties

Process proposals for procurement purposes


National Diploma/Degree in Accounting


A COP on Retirement Funds or equivalent would be an advantage

Relevant levels of regulatory examinations.

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in corporate finance

Strong numeracy skills

Proficiency in MS Office skills (MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint)


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Debra