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Junior Accounts Clerk wanted immediately: APPLY HERE

Junior Accounts Clerk wanted immediately: APPLY HERE

Sandton, Gauteng

A large law firm is looking for a Junior Accounts Clerk, preferably a candidate who has previously worked in a law firm would be a huge advantage.,

Key performance areas

· Scrutinise tax invoices for compliance to SARS and audit requirements

· Ensure that the invoice amounts cast and extend and that VAT has been applied and calculated correctly and in line with the VAT Act

· Check that all invoices have been authorised at the correct level

· Capture and post creditors to the relevant records

· Ensure that VAT is claimed appropriately on all invoices, ie input VAT is processed on claimable expenses only

· Analyse and reconcile creditor statements

· Follow up overdue accounts to ensure that all creditors’ balances remain within agreed terms

· Upload daily and monthly payments via electronic funds transfer (EFT) on online banking system.

· Liaison with the firm’s secretaries and directors to ensure prompt and efficient payment of all business expenses

· Ensure that payment confirmations and remittance advices are sent to all business payment suppliers and/or secretaries as soon as payment has been made to ensure that the firm payments are acknowledged and allocated accurately and timeously

· Ensure that reversal and write-off requests are received in the correct format (per the firm template), all the relevant information is complete and the request has been duly authorised

· Accurate and timeous processing of approved write-offs, reversals, matter credit applications and disbursement transfers.

· Establish and maintain good communication channels and relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders

· Any other financial accounting duties and responsibilities that may be delegated from time to time

Skills and experience required


· Matric

· Minimum of 3 years’ experience in creditors environment

Sound knowledge of MS Office (ie MS Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

· Experience in the legal environment would be advantageous

· Sound knowledge of accounting systems, CMS would be advantageous

Skills, attributes and knowledge

· Good command of the English language, both verbal and written

· Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail and accuracy

· Ability to liaise with clients and staff at all levels

· Office administration

· Good interpersonal skills/client liaison

· Confidentiality, tact and discretion

· Adaptable, positive and innovative

· Ability to work in a team as well as independently

· Conscientious and pro-active and service orientated

· Initiative, good sense of judgment

· Punctual and reliable

· Goal-orientated and driven

· Strong work ethic with high morals

· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

· Ability to work overtime when required to do so from time to time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R250,000.00 to R300,000.00 /month


working in a law firm: 3 years (Preferred)
Accounts Payable: 3 years (Preferred)

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Source: Indeed

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