Bookkeeper required for a hotel in the KZN Midlands R13,000
Bookkeeper Job Summary
Position Description: Bookkeeper
Basic Function: The bookkeeper position creates financial transactions and creates financial reports from that information. The creation of financial transactions includes posting information to accounting journals or accounting software from such source documents as invoices to customers, cash receipts, and supplier invoices. The bookkeeper also reconciles accounts to ensure their accuracy.
Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner
Take all reasonable discounts on supplier invoices
Pay any debt as it comes due for payment
Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
Record cash receipts and make bank deposits
Conduct a monthly reconciliation of every bank account
Conduct periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure their accuracy
Maintain the petty cash fund
Issue financial statements
Provide information to the external accountant who creates the company’s financial statements
Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit
Calculate and issue financial analysis of the financial statements
Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
Maintain the chart of accounts
Maintain the annual budget
Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
Comply with statutory government reporting requirements
Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested
Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.
Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position, using calculator or computer.
Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
May establish, modify, document, and coordinate implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
May devise and implement manual or computer-based system for general accounting.
May direct and coordinate activities of other accountants and clerical workers performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks