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  • Posted: Sep 7, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Electrum works with great organisations to find a better way to transact. Major retailers, banks, and MNOs rely on our cloud-based transaction hub to process consumer transactions, including for purchasing digital goods and services, initiating money transfers, and accepting alternative payments. Our back-office tools fulfil the reconciliation and settlement...
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    ELECTRUM is a FinTech company based in Woodstock, Cape Town. We are South Africa’s leading payments software experts and build cloud-based transaction processing technology that is used by banks, retailers and MNOs.

    We hire top talent and offer great opportunities for personal growth and career progression. You will be joining a dynamic, skilled and delivery focused organisation. Our work environment is relaxed yet results-driven. Side benefits include cool colleagues, a trendy office space, free healthy cooked lunch, regular get togethers and FAT (Fridays At Three socials.)

    You will report directly to the head of finance and work closely with the accountant and billing specialist. You will be part of the ongoing strategy to integrate the finance department with other functional departments. This is for a bookkeeper that is eager to take their career to the next level, and an opportunity to grow their leadership skills.

    The Role

    • Manage input of source documents

    • Maintain records of financial transactions, including posting transactions from outside tools

    • Manage allocations according to relevant departmental budgets

    • Maintain system to account for financial transactions by with established a chart of accounts

    • Maintain subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions

    • Update and maintain the general ledger

    • Reconciliation of entries into the accounting system

    • Balance general ledger by preparing a trial balance

    • Obtain and manage any invoices that are needed for capturing, including statements

    • Preparation of control reports for approval, including reimbursements and travel expenses

    • Prepare payment runs in our banking system for authorisation

    • Add and update banking recipients

    • Adhere to best practices in bookkeeping processes

    • Assist in preparation of recurring invoices

    • Assist in preparing financial reports

    • Use knowledge of local laws to comply with reporting requirements

    • Maintain historical records by filing documents

    • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed


    • One year of previous bookkeeping experience

    • Qualification in bookkeeping, accounting, finance, or related field

    • Experience working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas preferred

    • A reasonable level of accounting knowledge

    • High attention to detail

    • Data entry skills

    • Produce work with a high level of accuracy

    • Thoroughness

    • Confidentiality, professionalism and organisation skills

    • Technological proficiency

    • Knowledge of XERO, or other accounting application


    • Team beach getaways

    • World class payments training

    • Macbook Pro

    • Highly competitive games of table tennis

    • Showers and Towel Service

    • Generous leave policy

    • Tons of career growth opportunities

    • Family style cooked lunches

    • Great coffee

    • Friday beer on tap

    • Company gym

    Now that you have heard about this amazing opportunity that will elevate your career while you work in a super fun and innovative environment, you don’t want to miss out, so join us now by applying today!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Electrum on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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