Finance Assistant / Accounts Receivable

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Job TypeFull Time


Reporting directly to the Finance Manager

Compliance with all accounting and finance requirements of the company and assisting the financial manager where necessary


Matric/Grade 12 (Minimum C aggregate for Mathematics and Accounting on Higher Grade)
*Bcom Accounting Degree or equivalent qualification is compulsory

3-4 years finance experience


Data Capturing
Debtors recons and Client visits
- Reconcile statements with ledger accounts on excel
- Receipts, Payments, allocations and resolve queries
- Run payable age analysis and check for accuracy and variances
- Match/allocate credit notes and receipts
- Run age analysis report comment/reason on reason for overdue customer and send to Financial Manager
- Liaise with customers for short paid invoices
- Check invoices against orders to verify penalties/overcharge
- Send rejected process claims together with addendums to customers for payment
- Forward penalties to tender department for authorization
- Process journal for decimal write off
- Visit state customer to reconcile statements

Cashbook recons and updating
- Request remittance advice from state customer for payments received to ensure correct allocations
- Forward remittance advice to Distributor credit controllers for allocations
- Capture transactions and reconcile

Stock counts
- Request GRV adjustments and stock holding reports from Distributor, match GRV with Supplier invoice
- Capture stock/invoices and adjustment on pastel
- Run inventory valuation report from pastel, match with stock holding
- Year-end stock count

Pastel Partner and Evolution
- Capture on Pastel

Bank Accounts
- Monitoring bank balances and transfer to interest earning accounts
- Loading payments

Advertising Slab
- Check the advertising slab calculations and process for payment
- Perform calculations for on deal customers

Daily Sales
- Download Distributor sales data and prepare daily sales schedule

Head Office Reports
- Prepare and reconcile the following reports: Head Office recon, Head Office recon format, purchases register, purchases list

Balance sheet recon
- Maintain the following balance sheet items: accruals, suspense account, accounts payable

MS Excel
MS Word
MS PowerPoint
Tax and Vat recons
Audit of companies
Overtime (required occasionally)

Time management (Overtime will be required occasionally)
Above average Microsoft Office experience required โ€“ particularly PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to work independently with limited supervision and capability to multitask/prioritize.
Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills
Exceptional objection handling skills

Accuracy, customer focused, logical thinking, highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
Able to deal with people sensitivity, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally at all times
Strong attention to detail
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
Job Type: Full-time


Finance: 4 years (Required)

Bachelors (Required)

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