Junior Accountant (Ref: CFJA)

Position in the Financial sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Friday 13 May 2022
Job Description:

Our client is a logistics solutions provider operating from South Africa and most Southern African ports. 

Main job function

·          Maintain full control of the bookkeeper function in the financial/administration department

·          Maintain and review internal controls and implement policies and procedures

·          Financial/Administration Duties

·          Adhere to all deadlines

·          Balance Sheet Reconciliations

·          Preparation of monthly management accounts, including Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cashflow Statements

·          Intercompany transactions

·          Monthly Business Unit expense analysis

·          Budget Variance Analysis by Business Unit & overall company

·          Month- End Reports

·          Review weekly, 15 days and monthly creditors recons

·          Audit and review of Petty Cash recons

·          VAT Returns / Reconciliations including SARS e-filing submissions

·          Assist with Internal Audit requirements

·          Assist with external annual audits

·          Update and review FAR and tax asset registers monthly

·          Complete Stats SA questionnaires


·        B Com degree or equivalent qualification

·        Min 2-3 years accounting work experience


·        Logistics industry experience (preferable)

·        Ability to work accurately and within deadlines

·        High level of analytical skills

·        Ability to pay attention to detail

·        Ability to plan and prioritise

·        Good organisational skills

·        Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

·        Above-average Excel skills

·        Working knowledge of forex and exchange control (an advantage)

·        SAP Business One or Microsoft Dynamics experience (preferable)


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 Catherine Fforde