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The closing date is 30.06.2021. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.
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Operating Division: Transnet Group Services
Position Title: Accounting Assistant
Employee Group: Permanent
Department: Finance
Location: Johannesburg
Reporting To: Accountant
Grade Level: H1X
Reference Number: 6003707

Position Purpose:
Processing of invoices on time to avoid penalties and interest as per the National Treasury and Transnet regulations.

Position outputs:
• Capture all FI & MM payments
Capture & Park invoices
Process credit notes if applicable
Filing of all aid invoices

  • Reconcile all allocated GL and vendor accounts
    Make adjustment when needed
    Reconciliation of income statement GL accounts
    Requesting vendor statements
    Follow up on outstanding invoices/payments

PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056.
Do monthly vendor reconciliations
• Process all internal journals
Receive and number all internal journals on an excel spreadsheet
Capture & Park all journals on SAP
Assist with all queries from cost centers and make adjustments if necessary
• SSC Payment Process
Invoice training
Project creation
Invoice validation
Clearing of training station Invoice rejection
• Issue of petty cash, maintain petty cash register
Process petty cash requests on Standard bank instant money bulk payment portal
• General office and administrative support when required

Qualifications & Experience:
A grade 12 qualification is required
At least 5 years experience in a similar position is required
Previous experience in various modules of Financial and Accounting systems is a recommendation
SAP experience is essential
Requirement of trust and honesty in the handling of finances as per the National Credit Act Amendment 19

Sound knowledge of accounting principles
Systems analysis and implementation processes
All applicable legislation
Good knowledge of PFMA
Good knowledge of Transnet accounting policies and cut off procedures
Inherent Requirements of the job:
Driver’s license code 8
Willing to work extended working hours

Skills Required:
Computer Literacy
Attention to detail
Planning and organizing skills
Competencies Required:
Must be able to work independently and in a team Analytical skills
Anchoring the Transnet Way
Is a conceptual and analytical thinker
Is results-focused
Is courageous
Is resilient
Is emotionally intelligent
Is an excellent communicator
Leading the Transnet Way
Is visionary and inspiring
Is strategic
Is collaborative
Is innovative and entrepreneurial
Has impact and influence
Is a change agent

PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056. Managing the Transnet Way Optimizes business performance Manages finances
Manages people & teams
Delights customers
Manages programs, projects & contracts
Manages risk and compliance
Sustaining the Transnet Way
Empowers and develops others
Is inquisitive and develops self
Manages and shares information
Role models the culture and values
Embraces diversity
Has the right skills


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