Junior Finance Assistant
  • Cape Town, WC, South Africa
  • Vito Solutions
Job Description

EMPLOYMENT TYPE : Contract

Contract

COMPANY :

A large financial services company

LOCATION :

Cape Town (Hybrid working model)

JOB OVERVIEW :

The role requires a well-balanced individual to navigate between a high volume of invoices and financial deadlines. Priorities change constantly and this person needs to be able to adapt.

Zero error tolerance is an absolute necessity and is a key attribute for the Finance department. This person is also responsible for effective internal communication with the relevant financial stakeholders.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION :

  • Facilitate the payment process for vendor invoices
  • Keep vendor control up to date
  • Preparing of monthly invoices
  • Preparing of journal entries for monthly recharges and bank deposits
  • Preparing of journals for accruals
  • Extracting of relevant SAP information to populate recons and reports
  • Investigate variances between actuals and budget
  • Provide reasons for over / under spend on monthly recon items
  • Handling ad-hoc payment queries or requests directly from vendors
  • Handling of daily queries
  • Assist Lead : Finance and Procurement during Budgeting Process

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS :

  • Understanding of accounting principles
  • Microsoft Office (strong excel skills)
  • Financial reporting
  • Financial controls
  • Structured investigation and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong administration skills
  • Effective communication skills

CORE COMPETENCIES :

  • Planning and organizing
  • Attention to detail
  • Relationship building
  • Client centricity
  • Team player
  • Manages complexity

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :

  • Matric
  • Finance qualification essential

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

Financial and accounting experience of at least 2 years

ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS :

Experience with SAP

Please note : If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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