Johannesburg Social Housing Company – Bookkeeper


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 Johannesburg.

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.

Position : Bookkeeper
Employment Status : Permanent
Department : Finance

Purpose of this position:
To prepare accounts to balance sheet and verify correctness within a set timeframe. In addition, the incumbent will
be responsible to ensure that accounts are accurately and completely managed on a daily basis to ensure proper

Responsibilities (but not limited to the following):
 Maintain an accurate trial balance/ledger accounts
 Generate monthly financial accounts
 Calculate income tax and prepare documentation for submission and ensure payment
 Prepare standard and ad hoc financial reports required for responsible fiscal management, including budget
analysis, cash flows and forecasts including national treasury templates
 Ensure all relevant support documentation is attached to requisitions
 Ensure all creditors accounts are reconciled
 Authorize journal entries
 Ensure cash book entries have been captured and allocated to appropriate general ledger accounts
 Ensure bank reconciliations are undertaken and signed off
 Manage petty cash
 Ensure reconciliation of petty cash
 Sign off petty cash reconciliations
 Ensure all asset registers are updated
 Ensure assets are correctly depreciated and captured

Directors: Mr. Theodore Dlamini (Chairperson), Mr. Victor Rambau (CEO & ED), Ms. Nontobeko Ndimande (CFO & ED), Mr. Moerane Maimane (NED),
Mr. Simphiwe Mhlongo (NED), Ms. Brenda Makhaya (NED), Ms. Grace Boikanyo (NED), Mr. Themba Mamba (NED), Mr. Xolani Dlwathi (NED),
Ms. Sibongile Bhengu (NED), Mr. J (NED), Ms. Xolisile Njapha (Company Secretary)
Registration Number: 2003/008/063/07
 Ensure safeguarding of assets
 Insure all company assets
 Prepare and submit monthly report to Accountant: on state of assets and liabilities
 Process payroll to general ledger
 Prepare third party payments (PAYE, UIF, etc)
 Process directors’ fees
 Finalise inputs and attend to month end closure routine
 Run general ledger and peruse final accounts
 Reconcile balance sheet items to previous months and examine unusual movement
 Review general ledger with Accountant and make necessary adjustments
 Provide Accountant with detailed analysis as requested
 Reconcile all intercompany accounts
 Pass adjusting journal entries
 Maintenance of general ledger accounts
 Complete VAT Returns
 Assist with internal audit procedures
 Oversee adequate information back up
 Establish filing systems and investigate archiving of documents in an easy retrieval system
 Produce variance reports which highlights budget overspends
 Assist Accountant throughout the month with various accounting duties
 Prepare for annual audit and assist as required
 Perform any other functions as might be required
 Capture on and maintain the Capital Investment Management System (CIMS)

Minimum job Requirements Interested applicants must be in possession of:
 Higher Certificate / National Diploma in accounting or business administration, or equivalent
 At least 3 years’ working experience within a bookkeeping/ financial or similar environment
 Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles
 Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
 Knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles.
 Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the SAP, Pastel, MDA etc. accounting
software package.

Attributes/Skills – Ideal candidate is expected to display profound knowledge of contract management/ & Supply
chain management environment, Knowledge of dealing with Treasury regulations and requirements and Knowledge
and understanding of PFMA Act, PPPFA Act and B-BBEE Act.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting their CV’s together with certified of
copies 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

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.