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SPAR: Bookkeeper

ByBen Vick

Apr 10, 2024

Closing Date: 26 April 2024


Industry: Wholesale & Retail Trade

Job category: Bookkeeping

Location: Eastern Cape

Contract: Permanent

Remuneration: Market Related


EE position: Yes


A position has become available for a Bookkeeper to join our dynamic team, based in the Eastern Cape.


Job description

To analyse and compile financial information for SPAR EC DC Retail stores.

Key Performance Areas:

Management and completion of store control accounts.

➢ Month end procedures.

➢ Preparation and posting of journals.

Monitoring Creditors and Debtors ageing and ensure maintained at current levels with support of Clerks.

EFT payment schedules – weekly.

Correct allocation to G/L Accounts.

Inter-branch transfers and inter-company accounts.

Preparation of Balance Sheet Recons.

Team Supervision.

Provide support to stores.

Assist in the preparation of budgets.

Assist with year-end audit requirements.

Ensuring compliance with internal controls, best operating practices and the implementation and maintenance of adequate control systems.

Responsible for adherence to statutory requirements.

Ad hoc tasks and duties

Minimum requirements

  • Matric.
  • Diploma / Degree in Accounting or Bookkeeping – required.
  • A minimum of 3 Years Accounting / Bookkeeping experience (essential).
  • Knowledge of Easy Accounts would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Ability to work in an organized and systematic manner.

Kindly note: All applications are to be submitted through the Careers Site and Pnet. Please refrain from calling the Distribution Centre (DC) or emailing applications directly.

SPAR Eastern Cape is an equal opportunity employer. All positions are advertised in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified accordingly.


By Ben Vick

Ben Vick is a Content Writer and Creator at Careersroom. He focuses on creating well-researched and unique content and believes that all weaknesses can be turned into strengths with time, effort, and practice.

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