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Junior Accountant

The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA), a DHET registered and CHE accredited private higher education distance education provider, offering undergraduate and postgraduate business qualifications, has the following vacancy available.

Junior Accountant – Durban
We are looking for an ambitious Junior Accountant to provide support to the financial manager by assisting with daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances.
The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail.
The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success

The position entails the following job responsibilities:
•Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
•Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
•Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
•Assist with reviewing of expenses, etc. as assigned
•Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
•Prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports
•Assist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
•Assist with other accounting projects

Job Requirements: 

Qualification:
• Qualifications- Bcom Accounting Degree
Experience:
• Proven experience as a junior accountant
• Excellent organizing abilities
• Great attention to detail
• Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
• Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software eg. Sage Evolution and advanced Excel

Competencies and Skills:
• MS Office Suite
• Responsible
• Proactive and
• Confident
• A self-starter
• Networking skills
• Effective communication skills

Additional Requirements
• Required to work during the weekends and overtime

Job Type: 

Contract

Company Name: 

MANCOSA

Company Location: 

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