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Senior Bookkeeper Accounting Firm (#979,404,130) 

Job offer #979,404,130 in Edenvale (Gauteng), South Africa

Senior bookkeeper to Balance Sheet Accounting FirmEdenvaleR25 000 35 000 per monthMust come from a working environment in an accounting firm.We are seeking a senior bookkeeper who will be assigned a dynamic portfolio of clients where you will be required to provide a variety of services ranging from tax and financial statement preparation to monthly services such as VAT and compilation of management accounts. You will also work closely with junior staff who will assist you on certain aspects of your portfolio.Desirable skills or attributesCompletion of VAT returns would be an advantage.Experience with farmers and farming tax would be an advantage.An organised individual who is able to take responsibility for their portfolio with minimum supervision and multi task where necessary.Excellent communication and time management skillsResponsibilitiesCandidate would be responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts to prepare VAT returns,Final trial balances,Financial statements and tax computations for a portfolio of clients, in order to meet client, SARS and any other deadlines.Candidate would be required to manage their time through an electronic timekeeping system timesheets, and be responsible for monitoring the costs on the client jobs assigned to him/her. Job Requirements: Essential skills and experienceMinimum 7 years bookkeeping experienceMust come from a working environment in an accounting firm.Must have worked with a portfolio of clients, having been responsible for client correspondence speaking directly to clients to obtain information etc as well as correspondence with third parties eg. Banks.Able to gather all financial information required to prepare annual financial statements; drafting of year end journals; preparation of annual financial statements; compilation of tax computation and calculation of tax liability; and compilation of accounting working papers. The above are required for individuals, partnerships, close corporations, small companies and trusts.Preparation of monthly management accounts on , including ability to reconcile bank and VAT control account to VAT return where necessary.Ability to train junior staff assign parts of their portfolio to junior staff, and train them to complete the work, as well as assisting juniors with basic accounting concepts. Proficient at using Excel, Microsoft Word, Payroll and .Required qualificationsCompleted or studying towards an accounting diploma/ degree with bookkeeping skillsMatric

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