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Plaines Wilhelms

Our client a fast-growing group of companies is looking for an Accountant

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Main responsibilities:
  • Preparation monthly Management Accounts and Accounting Reports as directed by the Finance Manager.
  • Preparation of quarterly Management Accounts and yearly Financial Statements.
  • Keep the general ledger and its sub ledgers namely Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and the Cash Book on our accounting software (currently SAGE Pastel) updated at all times.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts.
  • Prepare and submit monthly statutory returns namely VAT, NPS & PAYE.
  • Supervise and reconcile petty cash.
  • Ensure the Fixed Asset register is kept up to date at all time.
  • Ensure timely payment of utilities relating to office and sites.
  • Follow-up of renewal and application of fuel cards, keeping proper records of all fuel cards given to employees and safeguard of unallocated fuel cards. 
  • Prepare monthly fuel consumption report and record on the General Ledger.
  • Ensure all licences are paid and renewed in a timely manner.
  • Follow up with insurance for new applications and renewals and recording the costs on GL.
  • Prepare monthly creditors reconciliations.
  • Make all necessary ledger entries in the general ledger and sub-ledgers as necessary to keep the books and records up to date at all times.
  • Perform any other cognate duties as may be assigned by the Finance Manager.
Qualification & Experience:
  • Fully/Partly qualified ACCA or BSc in Accounting or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience as experience as Assistant Accountant or equivalent
Candidate profile:
  • Knowledge of VAT act.
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Outlook and an accounting software or ERP
  • Valid driving licence
  • Firm and strong character
  • Willing to visit construction sites when required

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