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Junior Accountant

Benefits:Medical Aid & Pension Fund
Location:Johannesburg, Edenvale, Greenstone
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior/Mid
Company:Rage SA

Job description

A large fashion retailer is looking for a junior accountant that will be responsible for maintaining, preparing, and reconciling accounts and other financial documents in our Leasing Department. This position will require you to have a broad understanding of basic accounting principles and excellent communication skills. The accounts that you will be in charge of belongs to our Leasing Department, so you will need to feel comfortable submitting your findings to higher-level executives.


Duties include (but not limited) to:
  • Reconciliation of various utilities and rental agreements
  • Maintains accounting records for ±620 Stores using balance sheet analysis and general ledger accounts
  • Communication with landlords on account related queries
  • Helps secure sensitive financial data by assisting other team members
  • with database creation and maintenance
  • Obtaining supporting documents for charges as required
  • Communicating with stores regarding consumption of utilities and obtaining supporting information
  • Preparing accounts for signature by Operations Executives
  • Determines the financial status and health of various organizations and businesses
  • Submitting accounts to finance department for payment
  • Preparation of rental payments on a monthly basis
  • Proactively work towards bringing accounts to zero balance through following up on queries
  • Completes other accounting tasks as needed
Required knowledge/skills/abilities/certifications:
  • Firm grasp of basic and intermediate accounting principles
  • Ability to perform elementary mathematical operations
  • Willingness to meet deadlines on a consistent basis
  • Comfortable handling and storing confidential financial information
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to compile professional and thorough accounting reports
  • Can produce high-quality work regularly
  • Ability to analyse information in an objective and non-biased manner
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have proficient knowledge in hard and software systems
  • Sound understanding of technology

Posted on 06 Sep 11:13