Bookkeeper – FMCG

To oversee a company’s financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations.


  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Honesty, Integrity & Reliability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated: Ability to work with little supervision
  • A willingness to learn
  • Strong ability to multitask.
  • Open to change and learning new systems.
  • Able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be flexible due to work demands.
  • Must have own reliable vehicle
  • Well presented

Key responsibilities:

  • Processing bank reconciliations
  • Processing of petty cash and liaise with the shop and reconcile on month-end
  • Processing of import payments, LC’s, FBCI, OTT, etc.
  • Check, review and capture Import costing
  • Retrieve report for Nedbank audit
  • Review and sign of Bank Reconciliations at month-end. This will be required to be able to do bank reconciliations from time to time as back up
  • Capturing factoring account, Nedlib, Call, Current, Dollar & Euro account
  • Review and reconcile balance sheet accounts, weekly / monthly
  • Provision for bad debt
  • Wages – Import weekly wages to Nedbank – as backup
  • Nedbank transfers
  • Wage Journals weekly / Monthly
  • International suppliers (Create new supplier, reconcile International suppliers)
  • Collate evidence of importation and email it to Nedbank – only for OTT not FBCI
  • Check and review payments
  • Month-end journals (All Companies / Salary Journals / Fixed Assets….)
  • Review open PO’s and making sure that they are closed or cancelled
  • Client rebates
  • Process VAT Recon – submit to FM for sign off and then submit on SARS, review monthly and make sure that queries are managed
  • Reconcile Camara account
  • Monthly COCT Analysis
  • Monthly Repairs & Maintenance Analysis
  • Manage all things related to cellphones: contracts, staff recoveries, cancellations or contract transfers, etc.
  • Monthly accruals: Fuel, Credit Cards, storage, etc.
  • Depreciation runs and managing of fixed asset register
  • Capturing and reconciling the shop accounts
  • Reconciling of intercompany loan accounts
  • Ensuring SARS Deferment accounts are paid in time
  • Assist with credit applications as necessary
  • Another other duty as required by Finance Manager
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  • Matric
  • Accounting Diploma
  • SAP
  • Excellent Excel Skills