ACCOUNTING CLERK – Retail Experience

Posted 4 weeks ago

Contact person for this position:

Amori Prinsloo


Our client is urgently looking for the expertise of an Accounting Clerk to join their finance department.


REPORTING TO:  Financial Manager


Matric (Compulsory)

Booking course or equivalent added advantage


  • Pastel evolution (Advantage)
  • At least two years’ work experience in accounting field
  • Intermediate Excel for recon purposes “must”
  • Cashbook experience “must”
  • Debtor and Creditor experience “must”
  • Should have knowledge of ethical accounting practices and ensure they are adhered to
  • Ability to follow company policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independent as well as in a team
  • Ability to work with financial manager and follow instructions.
  • Should have good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in the retail industry will be an added advantage
  • Ability work on multiple companies
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Timekeeping and accuracy
  • Deadline driven
  • Motivated and loyal
  • Problem solving skills and out of the box thinker
  • Should be a self-starter.


Basic duties include but are not limited to:

  • Daily cashbook capturing and processing on multiple bank accounts
  • Weekly bank reconciliation on multiple bank accounts
  • Final monthly bank reconciliations by the 5th of the month on multiple bank accounts to be submitted to Financial Manager for final approval.
  • Manual processing of invoices and credit notes – Accurately and timeously upon request in line with company policies and procedures.
  • Communication with customers and submission of documents when required
  • Credit notes approval process followed before processing


  • Creditor’s recon & monthly payment submissions to be submitted no later than 19th of the month.
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are followed relating to invoicing and credit notes.
  • Debtor’s control and following up on outstanding debtors
  • Monthly statements to be sent to customers (Ensure accuracy before sending)
  • Intercompany loan accounts and recons
  • Daily cash up verification checks for retail stores.
  • Daily Cycle counts for retail stores – issue and reconciliation
  • Prepare daily PO’s for non-stock purchases
  • Manage daily payments timeously and accurately
  • Accurate and timeous processing of Supplier invoices
  • Prepare monthly creditor recons
  • Daily electronic filing to be kept up to date
  • Assisting with other companies withing the group when required
  • Processing of stock journals as per company procedure
  • Attend to customer enquiries
  • Attend to supplier enquiries
  • Other duties and responsibilities will be added according to the needs of the company and when required

Area:  Woodmead, Johannesburg

Salary:  R 12 000 – R 16 000 CTC

Retail experience

Job Features

Job CategoryAccounts, Retail
SalaryR 12 000 = R 16 000 CTC
Commencement dateASAP
Contract TypeFull Time

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