Details about position

Key Performance Areas (KPAS)

Processing of cashbook entries

  • To import bank statements for the various bank accounts
  • To timeously process all cash book entries for all bank accounts

Completion of bank reconciliations

  • Ensure all relevant bank statements received for purposes of preparing month-end bank
  • To perform reconciliations between the cashbook and relevant bank statements by the
    monthly deadline dates
  • To reconcile the cash book balance to the general ledger balance and investigate all
    reconciling items

Daily update of bank files and bank balances

  • To receive bank statements for the various bank accounts via e-mail
  • To update the daily cash reports
  • To send a daily e-mail detailing the daily cash movements

Completion of audit schedules

  • To trace and agree expenditure to invoices for various expense accounts
  • To maintain detailed expense schedules for audit purposes

Preparation of cash clearing account reconciliations

  • To request cash processing reports from IT on a monthly basis
  • To prepare monthly reconciliations between the cash processing reports and the bank
  • To investigate and resolve any variances between the cash processing reports and the
    bank statements
  • To maintain a detailed monthly analysis of all cash clearing account balances

Assistance with banking queries

  • Review of entries in bank accounts and corrections to other group accounts
  • Assistance with Credit risk queries and tracing erroneous deposits
  • Identification and follow up of “unusual” statement transactions

Ad hoc processing and reconciliations

  • Assist with ad hoc processing and reconciliations, as requested by the accountant or
    finance manager


Qualifications & Accreditations

  • Relevant accounting diploma/certificate

Experience & Skills

  • 1 – 2 Years’ cashbook experience
  • Previous accounting experience essential
  • Intermediate / Advanced level of Excel skills

Attributes & Behaviours

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Passion for accuracy
  • Good communicator and team player
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to respond quickly to queries
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change
  • Ability to work well under pressure


Position: Open
Location: Cape Town
Job Title: Cashbook Clerk
Salary: To be discussed