Accounting Clerk

Sep 8, 2022 | Vacancies Archive

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 The South African National Aids Council (SANAC) leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS, TB & STIs epidemics. SANAC is building a dynamic team that can facilitate its effective leadership of the national response.

Name of Position: Accounting Clerk

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Location: SANAC Head Office, Pretoria

 Duration: Temp Contract (4 Months- Maternity Cover)

Advert Date: 8 September 2022

Purpose of the job

To perform and provide a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial support tasks in the Finance Department. Ultimately, a successful Accounting Clerk will ensure that the SANAC’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Verify the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records
  • Update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions (e.g., disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable). Enters data into computer system using defined computer programs
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of
  • Compile data and prepare a variety of
  • Reconciles records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers
  • Recommends actions to resolve
  • Investigates questionable
  • Maintains accounting records by making copies; filing
  • Reconciles bank statements by comparing statements with general
  • Maintains accounting databases by entering data into the computer; processing
  • Verifies financial reports by running performance analysis software program
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as
  • Proactive, Team player and Willing to learn

Qualification, Skills and Experience

  • National Diploma or Degree in Accounting/ Bookkeeping or equivalent in the related field
  • 2 – 3 years proven accounting and bookkeeping experience
  • Familiar with extensive bookkeeping and accounting procedures
  • Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills
  • Well organized
  • Ability to prioritize, plan and multi-task
  • Computer literate (MS Office, Outlook)

Applications should be emailed to Kindly indicate the name of the position on the subject line of the email. Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late or faxed will not be considered.

Closing date: Close of Business: 12 September 2022 at 16H00

Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within two (2) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

SANAC gives preference to South African candidates who meet the job requirement and who will add to the culture and gender diversity of the organization. Suitable candidates will be subjected to assessment(s) (if applicable) and personnel suitability check(s) (citizenship, credit record checks, security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, and employment verification).

SANAC reserves the right at any time to withdraw or alter this advertised position.