Accountant (Accounting / Reconciliation / Adhoc / VAT) – Western Cape, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. DSACC

Reference Number: DSACC


Job Description:

Our client in the Event management space is seeking to employ an Accountant to be responsible for the accounts payable function and the maintenance of a clean, accurate and complete accounts payable / purchase ledger function. They are also responsible for the maintenance of the bank accounts and all disbursements (including travel advances and expense claims).



  • Accountant functions

    • Assisting with balance sheet reconciliations and ultimately taking control of the balance sheet
    • Preparation of monthly balance sheets for review
    • Maintaining the fixed asset register
    • Assisting the financial manager with ad hoc requests and reporting

  • VAT

    • Submitting monthly VAT201 returns to SARS on efiling
    • Reconciling VAT submitted to the revenue each month
    • Ensuring invoices meet SARS requirements of a valid VAT invoice
    • Liaising with SARS regarding any discrepancies/queries

  • Accounts Payable / Purchase Ledger

    • Processing of matched purchase order and invoice documents to accounting system
    • Enforcing the purchase order policy and guidelines
    • Ensuring invoices and expenses are correctly coded and authorised
    • Review and preparation of bi-weekly supplier payment runs
    • Reconciliation of supplier statements
    • Liaising with suppliers and ensuring adequate accruals for missing invoices
    • Maintain a clean and complete purchase ledger
    • Review of supplier aged analysis monthly for balance sheet review
    • Preparation of cash disbursements for weekly cash flow forecast
    • Establish strong working relationships within the business and with vendors
    • Maintain and manage petty cash transactions to ensure that petty cash use and records are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner.
    • Verity that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
    • Reconcile and control staff loan accounts
    • Review and process expense reports for payment
    • Resolve any purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies
    • Document and maintain accounts payable procedures
    • Assist with the annual audit

  • Bank

    • Updating the bank daily (in the accounting system)
    • Ensuring the bank is timeously reconciled
    • Loading new suppliers onto the banking portal
    • Transferring funds between bank accounts as necessary
    • Creating and managing payments to suppliers
    • Cross referencing payments made to the relevant supplier invoice
    • Ensuring that payments made are not duplicated
    • Maintenance and reconciliation of petty cash
    • Maintenance and reconciliation of expense reports and travel advances



  • A tertiary qualification in a related field (BCOMM, etc)
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a accounts payable and general accounting position
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If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Dylan Smuts at


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Dylan Smuts

Banking and Finance         

CA Global Finance


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