Senior Bookkeeper Administration Position

Plant Health Products (Pty) Ltd (PHP) is a leading producer of a range of biocontrol products for agriculture. The PHP production facility is based near Howick, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

PHP is looking for a Senior Bookkeeper to be responsible for the management of accounting and administration and to provide assistance to the General Manager and CEO.

Duties and Deliverables:

  • Advanced knowledge of ZA bookkeeping practices, especially for a manufacturing business.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Working knowledge of the Pastel suite
  • Check and verify accounting records
  • Allocate and post financial transactions
  • Reconcile and balance all accounts
  • Collate and analyze account data and generate financial reports
  • Track and maintain inventory records
  • Maintain internal control systems
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Prepare payments, and bank deposits
  • Comply with relevant reporting requirements
  • Full bookkeeping function up to Balance Sheet
  • Assist with audits when required
  • Maintain complete filing system to support financial records
  • Assist the General Manager
  • General administration work may be required.

Requirements:

  • Applicants must currently reside in Howick/Midlands area
  • Matric + Relevant tertiary qualification, either or – BCom or Dip in accounting
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar role.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment will be an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and experience in working to deadlines
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Responsible and organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer skills including Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Pastel Suite.
  • Good references
  • Trustworthy
  • Self-motivated

This is a new position at PHP and is available as soon as possible. The hours are negotiable. The company remunerates at market related, experience and skill-related levels.

Please send CV’s and a letter of motivation to Kristy le Voy at kristy@plant-health.co.za

The company reserves the right to shortlist suitable candidates for potential interviews. The company reserves the right to not fill the vacancy should a suitable candidate not be forthcoming.

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