General Ledger Clerk: RCL FOODS – Pretoria West

Job Description

RCL FOODS is seeking a General Ledger Clerk to join our RCL FOODS Division in Pretoria West. The role will be reporting into the the Accountant.

To provide clerical support and maitain the general ledger for the team including contributing towards the journal reviews and general ledger reconciliations.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum qualification and experience requirements

Relevent Finance/Accounting Diploma or Degree

At least 2  to 3 years in general ledger experience and FMCG


SAP utilisation experience.

Financial accounting principles and practices


Verbal and written communication

Computer literacy (Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel)

Analytical thining

Duties & Responsibilities

General Ledger ReconciliationsPrepare monthly reconciliations of General Ledger accounts within deadlines.Analyse Monthly General Ledger Reconciliations to ensure that all reconciling items are valid and that there are no unusual items on the reconciliation that need to be re-allocated.Consolidate at National Head Office Reconciliations for GL accounts that are also used by the regional teamsEnsures that year-end reconciliations/schedules in support of specific General Ledger accounts are completed.Compile ad hoc spreadsheets and analysis when required.Prepare and complete reconciliation of Inter-company accounts and follow up on queries/reconciling items.Update exchange rates in SAP daily


Review all journal entries received and ensure that all journals are appropriately authorised before captureCapture normal and accrual journal entries, including routine monthly transactions, re-allocations and provisions, ensuring correct account allocations.Capture all F-02 journals entries prepared at Head Office andPrepare and capture ad-hoc journal entries as required by the GL Accountant.


Perform the functions of the Cash Book clerk to fill in as a backup when necessary

File and safeguard records within area of responsibility.

Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of work are consistently and accurately maintained.Inform relevant parties in the event of tasks or deadlines not met, the potential risks thereof and provide appropriate resolution.


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