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Bookkeeper at Spar SA

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Bookkeeper at Spar SA

Job Details

  • Company: Spar SA
  • Location: South Africa
  • Closing Date: 12 June 2024

Job Description

A position has become available for a Bookkeeper to join our dynamic team. To perform all accounting and reporting related activities for all KZN retail group stores.

Key Performance Areas

  • Weekly collation of Store reporting.
  • Review of Creditor Payments.
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Vat reconciliations and vat returns prepared timeously.
  • Management and completion of store control accounts.
  • Review Creditors & Debtors ageing and ensure maintained at current levels with support of clerks.
  • Team Management & Supervision.
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of the monthly management accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, feasibility, and cost control analysis.
  • Assist with audit year end requirements.
  • Responsible for adherence to statutory requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal controls, best operating practices and the implementation and maintenance of adequate control systems both at DC & Store.
  • Ad hoc tasks and duties.

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric.
  • Degree or Diploma in Accounting.
  • SAICA articles will be advantageous.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Retail industry experience is preferred.
  • Proficient in all related computer applications including SAP, MS Office, etc.
  • A high degree of confidentiality, emotional maturity, and integrity.
  • Must have a high stress tolerance and the ability to prioritise and execute tasks efficiently in a highly pressurized environment.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, to interface effectively at all levels of the organisation and with external stakeholders.
  • An innovative thinker and ability to solve complex problems.
  • Must be collaborative, influential, and rational.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • Ability to recognise patterns and engage in high-level decision making.
  • Precise planning and excellent organisational/administration skills.
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Quality orientated and self-driven to achieve results.
  • Ability to recognise patterns and engage in high-level decision making.