Junior Accountant Job Vacancy At IoDSA

Job Purpose

The job purpose of the Junior Accountant for the IoDSA is to provide, maintain and enhance the professional level of support and service internally and externally, relating to the financial accounting function, as required within the professional environment of the IoDSA. As Junior Accountant your main role within the organization will be one of administrative support relating to the administration and filing of documents, processing of specific finance transactions and customer enquiry support.

2. Key responsibilities and duties

Maintaining inventory register

Processing of credit notes on Your Membership (YM) system

Ensure credit note request are correct and filed

Banking of cash received and petty cash

Maintenance of the fixed assets register

Ensure all assets are bar coded for audit purposes.

Capture and reconcile the supplier invoices on Pastel

Prepare requisitions and invoices for payment runs

Inspect daily integration of YM invoices and credit notes to Pastel

Assist with year-end external audit and interim internal audit

Assist finance team with additional work during busy periods

Assist various departments with finance queries and requests

Update BEE procurement tool monthly

Ensure that we have the latest BEE certificate from other departments

Assist with allocation of unallocated funds (suspense account) and Debtors

Processing of credit card cashbook and Bank Reconciliation

Ensure that all receipts are filed that relates to credit card payments

3. Attitude & Personal Attributes

Mandatory behavioural competencies:

Purpose: Show commitment, dependable and understand the why, and do the right things.

Passion: Innovative, agile, efficient & have drive.

Performance: Confident, solution-orientated, can take on more, commitment to improvement.

Professionalism: Act with integrity, show respect, team player and good communication skills.


Ability to work well under pressure and be able to meet deadlines in a pressurised environment

A problem-solving and results-orientated mind-set will be required for this position

Goal orientated and results driven


Ability to work well both, independently and as part of a team

Discretion when handling confidential information

Ability to embrace change within your working environment

Have exceptional attention to detail & a high level of accuracy and accountability

4. Required skills and knowledge (Technical Requirement)

Matric certificate

Completed or studying towards and accounting diploma or similar accounting qualification (Level 4 or 5)

Minimum of 2 years of experience in a junior accountant/finance administrator role

Intermediate Pastel Partner, Pastel Evolution experience

Intermediate Microsoft Excel experience

Provide excellent customer service to all clients, members and internal staff at all times

Excellent verbal and writing communication skills

Advanced level of PC literacy and the use of Microsoft Office Suite is required

High standard of record keeping

5. Annual Cost to Company

150 000 – 250 000

Apply to [email protected] with a comprehensive CV in PDF format.

Closing date for applications 15 January 2024, for shortlisting.

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