Bookkeepers are essential to the functioning of a business. They create financial transactions and financial reports to hand over to the accountants. Bookkeepers will also reconcile accounts to ensure their accuracy and post information to accounting journals or accounting software from such source documents as invoices to customers, cash receipts, and supplier invoices. They are responsible for balancing accounts, processing sales invoices, receipts and payments, completing VAT returns, preparing invoices, checking company bank statements, repairing cash flow statements and dealing with financial paperwork and filing.
Interested in becoming a bookkeeper?
Try one of these courses
- ICB Short Course: Junior Bookkeeper – Payroll and Monthly SARS Returns
- ICB Short Course: Junior Bookkeeper – Business Literacy
- ICB Short Course: Senior Bookkeeping: Financial Statements
- ICB Short Course: Junior Bookkeeper – Computerised Bookkeeping
- ICB Short Course: Junior Bookkeeper – Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
- ICB Short Course: Senior Bookkeeping: Cost and Management Accounting
- ICB National Certificate: Bookkeeping (Junior Bookkeeper)
- ICB FET Certificate: Bookkeeping (Certified Senior Bookkeeper)
Last updated: October 25th 2016