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Bookkeeper

Columba Leadership
Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Monday, 8 July 2024
Interviewing

About the Organisation

Columba Leadership, (columba.org.za) is a world-class, purpose-driven non-profit organisation. By helping South Africans transcend their personal circumstances through values-based leadership, Columba Leadership catalyses youth-led change in schools and communities – as well as activating youth enterprise and employment. The resulting impact is unique, meaningful and measurable.

About the Job

Columba Leadership is seeking a detail-oriented and highly skilled Bookkeeper to join their Centralised Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate, up-to-date financial information relating to cashbook, debtors and creditors.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Management:


  • Completion of Trial Balance – all transactions captured and processed

  • Oversee weekly payments and ensure correct suppliers/creditors are paid

  • Ensure correct suppliers/creditors are paid

  • Monthly reconciliations – Balance Sheet, Creditors Control, Debtors and Salary Control Accounts

  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations and Cashbooks

  • Responsible for recording Fixed Assets and maintaining the Fixed Assets Register

  • Generate and maintain monthly salary pivot

  • Ensure that all finance procedures are followed and are completed timeously

  • Submit PAYE and VAT returns (SARS)

  • Follow-up Staff Debtors Accounts

  • Generate Donor Invoices and 18A Certificates


Credit Card Capturing:


  • Download and send credit card statements to Provincial Managers monthly

  • Check reconciliations against statements and verify all receipts

  • Capture all receipts on Cashbooks

  • File all statements with receipts each month


Staff Debtor Capturing and Reconciliation:


  • Check and capture advance and expense claim requests

  • Capture staff debtor, credit card recons and staff loans


and any other ad hoc finance duties as required by the Finance Manager

Requirements

  • Accounting/Bookkeeper Diploma or relevant qualification

  • 3 years’ bookkeeping experience preferably in the NGO sector

  • Proven experience in a similar role

  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

  • Experience with Pastel Partner Accounting Package and Sage Payroll Systems essential

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Strong financial background

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Proficient in written and verbal English

  • Adherence to meeting all financial deadlines

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Good team player as well as having the ability to work independently

  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fluid environment

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Monday 08th July 2024 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za - send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).

About the Organisation

Columba Leadership, (columba.org.za) is a world-class, purpose-driven non-profit organisation. By helping South Africans transcend their personal circumstances through values-based leadership, Columba Leadership catalyses youth-led change in schools and communities – as well as activating youth enterprise and employment. The resulting impact is unique, meaningful and measurable.

About the Job

Columba Leadership is seeking a detail-oriented and highly skilled Bookkeeper to join their Centralised Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate, up-to-date financial information relating to cashbook, debtors and creditors.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Management:


  • Completion of Trial Balance – all transactions captured and processed

  • Oversee weekly payments and ensure correct suppliers/creditors are paid

  • Ensure correct suppliers/creditors are paid

  • Monthly reconciliations – Balance Sheet, Creditors Control, Debtors and Salary Control Accounts

  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations and Cashbooks

  • Responsible for recording Fixed Assets and maintaining the Fixed Assets Register

  • Generate and maintain monthly salary pivot

  • Ensure that all finance procedures are followed and are completed timeously

  • Submit PAYE and VAT returns (SARS)

  • Follow-up Staff Debtors Accounts

  • Generate Donor Invoices and 18A Certificates


Credit Card Capturing:


  • Download and send credit card statements to Provincial Managers monthly

  • Check reconciliations against statements and verify all receipts

  • Capture all receipts on Cashbooks

  • File all statements with receipts each month


Staff Debtor Capturing and Reconciliation:


  • Check and capture advance and expense claim requests

  • Capture staff debtor, credit card recons and staff loans


and any other ad hoc finance duties as required by the Finance Manager

Requirements

  • Accounting/Bookkeeper Diploma or relevant qualification

  • 3 years’ bookkeeping experience preferably in the NGO sector

  • Proven experience in a similar role

  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

  • Experience with Pastel Partner Accounting Package and Sage Payroll Systems essential

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Strong financial background

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Proficient in written and verbal English

  • Adherence to meeting all financial deadlines

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Good team player as well as having the ability to work independently

  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a fluid environment

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Monday 08th July 2024 to melissa@actionappointments.co.za - send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).

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