Accountant For Accounting Firm

Port Elizabeth - Our client in the Accounting Services Industry has an exciting opportunity available in their practice.Purpose of the roleTo render the full accounting service to a portfolio of clients.REQUIREMENTS:A degree in accounting Completion of AGA/SAIPA articles will be beneficial.Drivers’ licence1-4 years accounting experienceMicrosoft OfficeXeroPastelMicrosoft OutlookSkills, Competencies and Experience RequiredCompetenciesStrong Accounting and Taxation knowledgeDecisive and accurateAbility to prioritiseAbility to work under pressure in a deadline driven environmentKey Duties and Responsibilities – Key Performance IndicatorsSupervise and initiating the processing of client information cheques, receipts, sales invoices, purchase invoicesPerform bank reconciliationsProcessing and reconciling of Petty Cash and cash control accountsKeeping of a fixed asset registerGeneral 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 statementsCalculate 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.OtherRequesting information from Clients.Maintain strong client relationshipsGood communicator with Clients and colleaguesStrong 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-filingPlease consider you application unsuccessful if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks
Port Elizabeth, EC, ZA