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Job Title
Bookkeeper - Cape Town (6 Month contract)
Employment Type
2 to 5 years
Job Published
22 February 2024
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Job Description

Are you passionate about precision, numbers, and the dynamic world of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)? Do you excel at keeping financial records as fresh as our products? We're on the hunt for a skilled Bookkeeper to join our team for a 6-month adventure in the heart of our FMCG company!

We are a leading FMCG company dedicated to bringing joy, flavor, and convenience to households around the globe. Our innovative products fly off the shelves, and we need someone with a keen eye for detail to help us keep our financial engine running smoothly.

As our Bookkeeper, you'll dive into the exciting world of FMCG finance, where every entry counts and every digit has a story to tell. You'll be the wizard behind the scenes, ensuring our financial records are as crisp and clear as our packaging. Managing accounts payable and receivable with the finesse of a seasoned pro, reconciling invoices, bank statements, and general ledgers with precision, and supporting month-end and year-end closing processes to keep our financial ship sailing smoothly are just a few of the responsibilities you'll tackle.


Key responsibilities encompass, but are not restricted to:

  • Methodically processing creditors (vendors) invoices in adherence to established protocols.
  • Conducting meticulous reconciliation of creditors accounts and swiftly addressing queries with precision and timeliness.
  • Collaborating effectively with operations, procurement, and suppliers to ensure seamless coordination.
  • Overseeing and maintaining a structured filing system for reconciliations, invoices, and payments, ensuring organization and accessibility of documentation.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Matriculation with a focus on Accountancy and Mathematics.
  • Minimum of 2 years of pertinent experience in a creditor's environment is essential.
  • Proficiency in advanced computer skills, including the ability to create and edit MS Excel spreadsheets using formulae, as well as typing and editing MS Word documents

Key Competencies:

  • Attention to detail and precision in execution.
  • Demonstrated industriousness and initiative as a self-starter.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively within a team environment.
  • Strong logical thinking skills for problem-solving.
  • Capacity to work autonomously and maintain composure under pressure.
  • Customer service orientation with a focus on meeting client needs.
  • Excellent communication skills to convey information effectively.