Accountant Permanent

23454-PR-HR3022 Academic 18 Jun 2021
Curro Nelspruit
Market related
Detail Information
Job Summary
Curro Nelspruit has a position available for an Accountant
Job Description


  • You will only be required to submit supporting documents should you be invited for an interview.
  • You do not need to contact us. Please regard your application for this post as unsuccessful if you have not received notification for an interview by 2 weeks after closing date.
  • Curro Holdings Ltd reserves the right to not make an appointment.


Curro is an equal opportunity employer


Preference will be given to EE candidates


Key Skills / Requirements

Main duties/responsibilities:

  • Cash books:   
    • Processing to correct general ledger account on a dialy basis
    • Ensure that cash book(s) balance
  • Petty Cash
    • Managing petty cash as per policy
    • Processing of expenses on a weekly basis
    • Ensuring that cash book balance to actual cash
  • Suppliers:       
    • Ensure that supplier invoices comply to claim vat
    • Processing suppier invoices to correct general ledger accounts
    • Monthly reconciliations
    • Weekly and monthly payments
    • Supply a monthly age analysis with notes to the RA
  • Debtors
    • Maintain accurate debtor accounts
    • Correcting journals
    • On a weekly basis clear the 101WAG account and follow up on un known deposits
    • Submission of monthly billing information to ensure correct billing of school fees and any additional income streams
    • Update monthly debit orders on Synergy
    • Manage the pending and the approved list on Synergy
    • Resolving any queries received from parents
    • Manage the monthly outstanding debtors
    • Assist with write off. Journals
    • Collect on outstanding debt with assistance of Debtors clerk
  • General ledgers
    • Ensure correct allocations
    • Reconciliations of 7800 and 7900 fund accounts
    • Supply answers regarding vat queries received
    • Supply information as per audit queries
  • Budget control
    • Assisting the executive head with annual budget preparations, including preparing the final budget for Exco review
    • Assisting the executive head with monthly budget control
    • Provide available budgets to various budgeting officers
    • Must be able to provide reasons for actual:budget variances
  • Management reports
    • Prepare the monthly management report timeously with comments on under/over spend
  • Financial Policies control
    • Ensure that financial policies are adhered to throughout the school
    • Report any variations to the executive head and regional accountant



  • Minimum qualification: Accounting degree, Honours degree will be an advantage



  • At least 10 years in an accounting role
  • Previous school environment environment not essential but an advantage



  • Not required but helpful: Evolution
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Detail orientated
  • Approachable and calm



  • Complete administration tasks on time
  • Deal with clients, suppliers and other employees professionally at all times
  • Ensure office is clean and presentable at all times
  • Meet deadlines