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  • Nationality: South African
  • Gender: Female
  • Ethnicity: African
  • Employment Level: Management
  • Career Experience: 15 - 20 Years
  • I am an accountant with proven abilities in financial reporting, taxation, payroll processing and staff management.
    With 17 years’ and counting in accounting and finance fields you have a steady hand that is methodical, analytical and understands the value of team effort towards meeting company goals.
    Having extensive knowledge of various accounting systems, assists me to adapt quickly in new environments.
    I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss and demonstrate the skill sets I can offer your company.

    Education

    Dec 2021 Diploma in Management Accounting. at Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
    Dec 2016 Certificate in Business Accounting at Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
    Dec 2005 Certified Accounting Technician Diploma at Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    Experience

    Apr 2017 to Feb 2021 Financial Manager at XBC IT

    Management accounts preparation & reporting.
    Annual budget preparation & capturing on Sage Evolution.
    Reviewing of cashbooks and inter-company accounts.
    Oversee monthly billing run. (+R1mil cost per copy and other revenue +/-R3mil)
    Cashflow forecast bi-monthly.
    Identifying system flaws & establishing new procedures.
    Liaising with auditors & bankers.
    Management of 7 staff members. (1 senior bookkeeper & 6 finance officers)
    Payroll processing including statutory payments. (25-30 Employees)
    Monthly journal processing & general ledger maintenance.
    Commission calculation.
    Reviewing of accounts payable reconciliations. (+/-R2mil)
    Reviewing of accounts receivable reconciliations. (+/-R5mil)
    Accounts receivables control & accounts payables control.
    Vat computations & PAYE filing on SARS e-filing.
    Approving of purchase requisitions & contract management.
    Reviewing & releasing of all eft payments & checking of bank balances & call account.
    Internal queries, stock management & fixed asset control.

    Jan 2016 to Mar 2017 Temp Accountant at Ricoh South Africa

    Reconciliation of major debtor accounts between Ricoh & Business Partner.
    Identifying debtor, payments & contractual discrepancies [+/-R30 million in value].
    Reporting viable solutions to the executives on identified discrepancies.
    Checking Business Partner’s invoices & Statements before they get sent to clients.
    Identifying system flaws & establish new procedures, documenting these and ensure their compliance.

    July 2015 – Dec 2015 Temp accountant at Intamarket

    Systems migration from Accpac to SAP.
    Balance sheet reconciliations on Accpac & SAP for 6 companies.
    General ledger reconciliations on Accpac & SAP.
    Month end journals on Accpac & SAP.
    Intercompany Ioan and balancing, including cross expense charges.
    Fixed assets reconciliations.
    Vat computations.
    Cashbook processing on Accpac, Pastel & SAP.
    Balancing the purchases account on Accpac with the stock system.
    Balancing Accpac stock with SAP.
    Checking the Goods Received Voucher account against supplier invoices.
    Ensuring supplier invoices are captured on time and resolving any queries.
    Checking of supplier reconciliations and authorising scheduled month end payments.
    Processing of service invoices or non-stock items on SAP.
    Fixing posting errors by accounting department staff members.

    Nov 2013 – Apr 2015 Accountant at Otto Bock

    VAT computations.
    All Statutory Returns Submissions – PAYE, VAT, CIPC, COIDA & handling of SARS queries.
    Application of SARS & Labour Good Standing Certificates.
    Audit pack preparation & attending to auditor’s queries.
    Assist with government tender applications.
    Cash book processing & bank reconciliations of 7 bank accounts (4 of these forex ones).
    Journals – customers and suppliers.
    Debtors’ management: a.) reconciliations b.) returns processing c.) age analysis
    d.) debt collection e.) Credit checks f.) reviewing of credit limits.
    Creditors’ management: a.) supplier queries b.) reconciliations.
    c.) invoice processing d.) payments.
    Inter Company accounts: a.) Intercompany invoice processing b.) reconciliations.
    c.) Intercompany payments of 5 Overseas Subsidiaries.
    Stock: a.) adjustments b.) asset capitalisation c.) Price list updates
    d.) stock counts reports and variances.

    Apr 2010 – Oct 2013 Trainee accountant at Adan Consulting Services

    Prepare books up to balance sheet for 14 companies.
    Train and oversee 2 junior bookkeepers & 1 data capture clerk.
    Process monthly payroll for 9 companies.
    Assist in preparing financial statements on Case Ware.
    Compute VAT computations for all VAT clients.
    General ledger recons.
    Process all journal entries.
    Cash book processing.
    Debtors and creditors administration.
    Prepare fixed asset register on Pastel Evolution.
    Process monthly PAYE submissions via SARS efiling.
    Process SARS’s Bi annual submission returns & Annual EMP501 submissions.
    Yearend recons on SARS easyfile.
    Importing IFRS Accounting templates into Pastel Partner.
    Drafting & implementing of working paper templates.
    Drafting & implementing of various business process templates

    Jan 2008 – Mar 2010 Bookkeeper at Old Shanghai Holdings

    Maintaining books to trial balance, for 7 different companies.
    Intercompany accounts on 5 subsidiary companies.
    Processing of Cashbooks & Bank Reconciliations.
    General ledger reconciliations.
    Preparing of year-end paperwork for the Auditors.
    Journal allocations and processing.
    Capturing of customer & suppliers invoices (approximately 300 per month for 12 companies).
    Processing of customer statements at month-ends.
    Customer/supplier age analysis & follow up on invoices & payments.
    Processing of supplier reconciliations & payments of outstanding amounts to suppliers.
    Maintaining records of Board/Management meetings.
    Chairing of Employment Equity meetings, BEE compliance of suppliers & obtain BEE rating certificates.
    Attending to general repairs & maintenance of equipment & the building.

    Jun 2007 – Dec 2007 Temp Bookkeeper & Debtors Clerk at IT Intellect

    Books to trial balance.
    Bank reconciliation/loading of payments – sign off and release.
    Processing of Invoices.
    Debtors Collections.
    Handling of Petty cash.
    Load new clients on Pastel.
    General filing.

    Jun 2005 – Mar 2007 Assistant Bookkeeper at Courtney Roofing

    Assist Senior Bookkeeper with accounts up to trial balance stage.
    Ledger and journal entries.
    Preparation & update of debtors: costing, delivery notes, tax invoices, debit & credit notes.
    Monthly debtors age analysis, collections & monthly statements preparation.
    Matching of creditors delivery notes & order forms.
    Suppliers’ reconciliations.
    Capturing of receipts, payments & related bank reconciliations.

    Jan 2003 – Apr 2005 Accounts Clerk at Radiology Centre

    Invoicing, Daily cash ups & reconciliations.
    Manage bank statements.
    Filing of cheque requisitions & cheques
    Print and check bank statements.
    EFT payment feedback received/ outstanding report.
    Preparing of cheques / Efts.