Trial Balance Bookkeeper (R15 000 – R16 000) Stellenbosch

  • Date Listed 01/12/2014
  • Location

    Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Full-Time

Client in the media industry requires an experienced Trial Balance Bookkeeper:



  • Pastel

  • Cash flow forecast and budgets

  • Supplier liaison

  • Customer liaison

  • Statutory reports (VAT, EMP201, UIF, IRP5)

  • Payroll

  • Commissions

  • Other Ad hoc duties

  • All BEE administration

  • Insurance management 

  • Handle all creditor functions – including purchase orders to creditors & liaison with creditors regarding office supplies and maintenance.

  • Perform full reconciliations and payments requests.

  • Prepare electronic banking payment requests for ad hoc payments

  • Handle all debtor functions – including delivery notes for deliveries from office, invoicing, monthly reconciliations and statements.

  • Assist collections on relief basis – to work closely with Ad-coordinator

  • Investigate debtor credit applications – reference checks, bank reports, prepare for authorization.

  • Handle subscription administration with regards to: Performing reconciliations on subscription payments;  List unallocated payments for future reconciliations; Work closely with Subs manager re: payment allocations

  • Produce various statistical reports & graphs on advertising sales, magazine copy sales, distribution, commissions, staff annual and overtime leave, etc.

  • Calculation of sales team commissions for payroll

  • Bank reconciliations – month-end on Pastel

  • Capture of all General Ledgers of month end accruals & journals

  • Perform general ledger reconciliations

  • Prepare financial analysis and report findings on all management accounts, perform regular report backs to management on operational expenses

  • Maintain accurate fixed assets register and depreciation schedules

  • Maintain Insurance files in office – and ensure that all assets are on insurance and up to date. Re-assess concerning depreciation on an annual basis

  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns on a bi-monthly basis

  • Preparation and submission of EMP201 returns on a monthly basis

  • Preparation and submission of UIF Reports on a monthly basis

  • Preparation of accounts for audit purposes, as well as liaison with Auditors

  • Perform duties on staff records including annual and overtime leave records, sign-in sheets, salaries control journals on Pastel.

  • Prepare payment requests for fuel re-imbursements for staff

  • Maintain and keep filing system up to date related to full job function

  • Assist with the procedures and logistics around bulk mail in office & post office when required

  • Assist with collection / delivery of mail to post office when required

  • Any ad-hoc duties assigned by Publishing Editors




  • Relevant qualifications

  • Min 10 years’ experience managing full function of bookkeeping

  • Systematic, analytical, forward thinker

  • Strong administrative skills

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