Mukuru Is Hiring: Bookkeeper – South Africa

An exciting opportunity is available for a Bookkeeper to join the Finance team in Cape Town.

The Bookkeeper reports directly to the Senior Financial Accountant. This position is responsible for preparing reconciliations in order to ensure accounts balance. This position must accurately create back-office allocations and manage the petty cash.

This position is responsible for daily bank capturing and allocations, weekly invoice capturing and preparation of payment files, reconciling inter-company accounts and various adhoc tasks.

Internal Liaison takes place with the accounts and treasury team. External liaison is limited.

Internal Liaison takes place with the accounts and treasury team. External liaison is limited.

Duties and Responsibilities (Include but is not limited to):

Accurately capture invoices for weekly payment run

Liaise with HOD’s internally and suppliers externally

Accurately and timeously prepare the payment file on a weekly basis

Perform supplier recons on a monthly basis

Follow up on discrepancies and queries

Accurately process all bank accounts daily

Perform monthly bank recons and present for review

Follow up on discrepancies and queries

Process refund requests

Check documentation

Ensure all documentation is signed off before processing any refunds

Accurately process all inter-company invoices

Perform inter-company reconciliations

Support the Senior Financial Accountant with various projects.

Assistance during the statutory audits.

Support financial accountants with various account reconciliations

Action assigned projects

Attend weekly KPI meeting with Senior Financial Accountant

Attend monthly performance meeting with Senior Financial Accountant

Attend all required training courses for new products

Execute work activities effectively and efficiently in order to maximise efficiencies and reduce unnecessary delays in achieving goals of the team.

Key Requirements:

Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)

Accounting qualification (Desirable)

2-3 years’ experience in bookkeeping (Essential)

Knowledge of SA accounting practices

Knowledge of reconciliations

Knowledge of petty cash

Knowledge of computerized accounting packages (Xero, NetSuite, Fraxion Receipt Bank and Approval Max)

Intermediate Computer skills

Time management skills

Organisational & administrative skills

Meticulous Attention to detail

High degree of accuracy

Ability to apply initiative, good judgement and creative thinking.

Ability to work under pressure.

Good business acumen

Additional Skills:

Time Management Skills

organisational & Administrative Skills

Meticulous Attention to Detail

High Degree of Accuracy

Ability to Apply Initiative. good judgment and creative thinking

Ability to work under pressure

Good business acumen


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