Johannesburg Social Housing Company – Accounts Clerk


The Johannesburg Social Housing Company SOC Limited (JOSHCO) mandate is to develop and manage affordable
rental housing for the lower market as an integral part of efforts to eradicate the housing backlog of the City of

JOSHCO is a registered Social Housing Institution and is accredited by the Social Housing Regulatory
Authority (SHRA).

JOSHCO invites suitably qualified and experienced persons to apply for the following vacant

Position : Accounts Clerk
Employment Status : Permanent
Department : Finance

Purpose of the Job: To provide administrative support to the procurement team as required to ensure that the
correct goods and services are procured through the right processes providing the best possible value. This includes
assets and stock management to facilitate operational efficiency.

Responsibilities (but not limited to the following):
 Process payments and invoices received.
 Check invoices, procurement orders and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper
 Request monthly statements from suppliers.
 Ensure all creditor statements are obtained for payments.
 Perform monthly payable reconciliations.
 Ensure that the payment vouchers are accurately complied and they include requisitions, procurement
orders, invoices and statements.
 Ensure all required documentation is sourced and submitted with cheque requisitions.
 Assist in preparation of electronic payments.
 Perform physical verification of assets.
 All assets purchased are recorded in the general ledger.
 Manage stationery request from departments.
 Manage the stores requisition book and issue stationery once a week.
 Capture incoming and outgoing supplies on system.
 Assist the Bookkeeper to perform stock taking.
 Ensure that the storeroom is properly secured and well maintained.
 Assist the procurement Officer on sale of tender documents.
 Reconcile or note and report discrepancies found in records.
 Follow up on outstanding invoices and queries with suppliers.

Minimum Job Requirements: Interested applicants must be in possession of:
 Grade 12 certificate.
 Diploma in Procurement or relevant qualification.
 1-2 years’ experience in procurement environment.
 Knowledge of PASTEL accounting software.
 Knowledge of the Municipal Systems Act.
 Understanding of general accounting tools and practices.

Skills and competencies- The ideal applicant must possess the following skills and competencies:
Generic skills: Communication, Deadline driven, Analytical, Planning and Organizational, Relationship
Management, Teamwork and Strategic thinking.
 Management and leadership skills: Project Management, People Management, Planning and Organizing,
Problem Solving, Ethical, Negotiation Skills, Gather and Analyze Information.
Attributes: Emotional intelligence, Assertiveness, Interpersonal Skills, Attention to detail, Flexible, Reliable,

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting their CV’s together with certified copies of
qualifications and ID to: quoting the position applying for. Failure to submit
the required documents will result in your application not being considered.

JOSHCO is an equal
opportunity and affirmative action employer and all appointments will be made in accordance with the Company’s
Employment Equity Plan to promote its representivity (race, gender and disability).

Correspondence will only be
limited to shortlisted candidates and applicants who have not been contacted within 6 weeks should consider their
applications unsuccessful.

JOSHCO reserves the right not to make an appointment.

The Closing date for applications
is 08 June 2020.