Commercial and Residential Accountant

Posted 3 weeks ago

Trafalgar is the leading residential letting agency across South Africa, letting and managing residential properties across all major metropolitan areas. Trafalgar is dedicated to providing a comprehensive and tailored sectional title and Home Owners Association (HOA) property management service. Trafalgar offers a commercial property management service catering for all the management requirements associated with commercial, Retail and Industrial property. Trafalgar is an authorised financial services and credit provider with a specialist property insurance broking focus on sectional title insurance and finance.

Trafalgar is the market leader in Residential Property Management nationally. Trafalgar’s Johannesburg office requires a self-motivated, dedicated individual for their Commercial and Residential division. Candidate must be organised and meticulous. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential. Experience in the Commercial and Residential Letting environment is an added advantage.




Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word &Excel)

A Finance or Accounting qualification is required.

2 years experience in bookkeeping / accounting environment

Job Description:

Analysis of General Ledger accounts to ensure accuracy, completeness and validity of information. Qdocs to be used as a cross reference .

Capturing of journal entries to correct misallocations and to update external and investment account balances

Noting any variances or concerns on the Owner pack reports and escalating same to the Commercial and Residential manager of new and existing insolvent buildings

Monthly updating of municipal reconciliations

Monthly escalations of insurance claims, petty cash and legal fee enquiries to the Residential and Commercial Manager

Prepare the annual budget using the Trafalgar template.

Unibase Multi Month columnar report and Qdocs invoice report to be used to cross reference financial information.

Owner approved or AGM approved budget to be loaded on Unibase timeously once received from the department manager

Prepare and submit the annual income tax return with reference to the audited financial statements

Prepare and submit the monthly or bi monthly VAT return  with reference to the Unibase VAT report and exception reports

Quarterly request a SARS statement of account and ensure no outstanding returns , payments  or refunds

General ledger to be thoroughly scrutinised for accuracy , completeness and validity of financial information. All outstanding debtors/creditors to be raised and Balance Sheet items to be confirmed and agreed to the third party information before the audit report is prepared.

Qdocs audit report together with any reed attachments to be copied to the CD and circulated to the auditor properly.

Timeous and clear resolution of audit queries with the assistance of Department Manager and Owners when requested.

Draft AFS to be scrutinised and all audit journals related to the Balance Sheet  to be investigate, under stood and questioned if necessary

Inspecting the AFS correct disclosure of the reserve fund and accompanying note

AFS to be distributed to management once all queries are resolved
Adjusting audit journals  passed and agreed on Unibase once the AFS are approved

Daily review of email correspondence /queries and attendance and resolution of same in a 24 hour period as far as possible

Daily updating of building control schedules so as to accurately record information


Required Skills:

Ensure prompt feedback to clients

Effective completion of work

Must be able to contribute to the service level expectation of a goal orientated team whose focus is on providing world class service

Must have excellent time management skills

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Job CategoryAccounting

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