Location: Durban

Our manufacturing client, based in Durban, is looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their team.




  • Maintain company ledgers and daily financial transactions.
  • Identify discrepancies in ledgers and accounts, tracking them to the source and correcting them.
  • Help Financial Accountant make critical financial review and correct the company's financial transactions.
  • Play major role in assistance to Financial and Admin Manager for financial audits, reconciling necessary data as needed such as FSNE, stock records, fixed assets purchase listing, and ensuring financial records are accurate throughout the year.
  • Provide support to the accounting Financial Accountant by handling general accounting tasks on a daily basis.
  • Preparation of VAT returns for monthly compliance and filing.
  • Perform monthly costing run.
  • Maintain credit application. Load to MDM system track and reconcile.
  • Maintain Vendor Master list. Blocking and review of vendor not in use.
  • Prepare brand and channel P&L’s and other full P&L’s.
  • Review raw material costing monthly and prepare a financial analysis of COGS (pricing and variance analysis).
  • Assist with monthly management operating reports.
  • Assist Financial Accountant with correction of audit misstatement or audit observations.
  • Assist with GRIR review.
  • Perform monthly depreciation run.
  • Perform acquisitions and disposals report.
  • Confirm import PO's + Goods in Transit.
  • Confirm correct allocation in FOH/ variable GL's.
  • Confirm man entries (TA/LN in trade terms) have prof seg.
  • Interest accrual - MTL.
  • GIT Entry.
  • Assist Financial Accountant with monthly recons.




  • Matric.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification advantageous.
  • Minimum 2-3 years expereince.

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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