Accounts Clerk

Life Kingsbury Hospital
Accounts Clerk

A vacancy exists for an Accounts Clerk, based at Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town, reporting to the  Administration Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for capturing of data and financial information and performing specific general ledger reconciliations to specific areas of the financial processes in the financial accounting process of Life Healthcare.

Critical Outputs
  • Responsible for month end processes and assist in capturing of data
  • Responsible for internal and third party invoicing and accounts receivable
  • Liaising with credit control regarding daily banking and bank transfers.
  • Prepare daily banking upload for Life Healthcare Head Office
  • Liaising with credit control regarding daily banking and bank transfers.
  • Managing the allocated creditors: reconciling, recording and reconciling of transactions
  • Constantly striving to improve working methods to improve standardisation and efficiencies
  • Perform weekly/monthly reconciliations for specific processes
  • Assisting the Finance & Administration Manager with ad-hoc tasks and projects
  • Operate accounting software programs (e.g. SAP Easy Access) to process business transactions
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and policies
  • Developing and maintaining a comprehensive financial filing system
  • Facilitate account queries with internal and external stakeholders (accounts receivables & creditors)
  • Grade 12
  • Relevant tertiary qualification with a focus on accounting
  • Financial process understanding up to trial balance
  • Ability to perform balance sheet reconciliations
  • Knowledge and proven experience of accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers
  • Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software (SAP Easy Access)
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Great attention to detail
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Influencing
  • Organisational awareness
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness

Susan Gibbs

021 670 4034
Closing date
Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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