Junior Accountant

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Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted Feb 12, 2021
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


•Review the entire General Ledger for completeness and accuracy
•Perform month and year-end procedures, e.g. raise accruals and prepayments, provide for depreciation/amortization, bad debt provisions, etc.
•Reconcile general ledger accounts, e.g. fixed assets, investment property, lease & tenant installation costs, etc. to supporting schedules.
•Review management pack for accuracy and completeness, assemble and distribute to relevant stakeholders.
•Ensure that bond payments are calculated and processed in a timely manner.
•Review trust accounts periodically to ensure that they are not overdrawn, liaising with outside owners where necessary.
•Downloading and capturing of bank statements and share investment statements
•Preparing the billings to clients from City Property Admin for R&M Commission, Access Control, Accounting fees etc.
•Processing cash transfers and owner payments on MDA
•Preparing refund between inter-buildings and other ad-hoc manual payments
•Prepare the working papers required for the annual audit.
•Attend to Auditor’s questions and queries during the audit.
•Complete calculations of provisional taxes.
•Submit the tax returns for provisional taxes.
•Complete the final tax return and make the necessary payments.
•Attend to all tax queries received from SARS within the prescribed timelines.
•Prepare and submit monthly VAT returns.
•Where the VAT Administrator compiles the returns, review the work conducted by the VAT Administrator, and ensure that the VAT return reconciles to the General Ledger and investigate any differences.
•BCOM Financial degree with major in Accounting preferred.
•Experience in accounting, i.e. budgeting, monthly management accounts.
•Experience in Property and Investments will be an advantage.
•Sound Management Accounting abilities e.g. monthly management accounts
•Knowledge of taxation (calculations and completion of returns) will be an advantage.
•MS Office skills:
oMS Excel - Intermediate
oMS Outlook – Basic
•Basic Knowledge of MDA required

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