Junior Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Windhoek

APS

APS

Introduction  Africa Personnel Services is currently looking to recruit a Junior Accountant for one of our clients. The main objective of this position is to record accounting transactions, draft financial statements and working papers, complete tax returns and do general office administration.
Job Functions Accounting and Administration
Industries Accounting
Specification 1. Work Standards

  • Keep a record of time accurately as per office systems
  • Effective and error-free communications with clients as per the highest professional standards (telephone, e-mail, direct)
  • Do own daily, weekly, monthly Planning
  • Producing quality work within timelines specified
  • Providing regular feedback to managers on monthly deadlines
  • Filling / Archiving (when necessary)
  • Productivity level – minimum 85%

2. Accounting Transactions

  • Pastel processing (Medium to High level – All transactions, Journals, Reconciliation of control accounts and Final TB)
  • Debtor Invoicing
  • Processing of Creditor Invoices & Recons
  • Handling of petty cash
  • Reconciliation (Cheque; Credit Cards; Petty Cash)
  • VAT Report Preparation for submission & Recon VAT General Ledger Account
  • Demonstrating good mathematical skills in solving financial and accounting calculations

3. Preparation of Financial Statements

  • Drafting of financial statements on CaseWare (Medium level)
  • Prepare an accounting file with working papers

4. Taxation

  • Complete and file(online) Income tax returns (Medium level)
  • Complete and file(online) Provisional Income tax returns (Medium level)
  • Complete and file(online) VAT returns (High level)
  • Complete and file(online) PAYE returns (High level)
  • Complete and file(online) Import VAT returns
Requirements
  • Academic Qualifications (Grade 12) – Subjects must include – Mathematics & Accounting
  • Any Tertiary Accounting Qualification or experience will be an advantage
  • At least 3-4 years of experience in a similar role
  • Working knowledge of following software: Pastel Accounting/Sage One Online Accounting, MS Excel, and MS Word
  • Very good computer skills
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Good administrative skills

To apply for this job please visit aps.com.na.

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