Assistant Accountant

at Sappi
Location Barberton, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


The main responsibilities of this job are:


  • Responsible for employee management
  • Complete and ensure corporate governance requirements are met (Sin Controls system)
  • Preparation  of monthly standard journals eg sales
  • Wage and salary journals and reconciliations
  • Administration of all inter- company accounts eg. Journal input, reconciliation and confirmations
  • Review of creditors input & reconciliations
  • Review of monthly production stats
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register including new assets and disposals
  • Prepare monthly depreciation of assets
  • Authorisation of FNB payments
  • Preparing General Ledger Reconciliations
  • Prepare accrual and prepayment schedules on excel and HFM
  • Prepare VAT reports &  reconciliations
  • Complete Tax pack on HFM, including supporting schedules
  • Responsible for month/year-end closing of Evolution system
  • Responsible for Crickmay report – monthly and quarterly
  • Responsible for other ad-hoc tasks eg. SHEQ Internal Audits, etc.


The ideal candidate should have:


  • A BCom degree / CIMA
  • At least five (5) years experience
  • And experience in a manufacturing environment will be considered an advantage
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