Construction Computer Software


Accountant with BuildSmart experience

Reshika Maharaj

Durban, South africa


In my capacity as Accountant, my duties include:
• Full function Debtors, sub contractors and Book-keeping to TB
• Checking of Wages – authorising new engagements
• Cashbooks
• Petty Cash
• Reconciling Bank Account
• Invoicing – Contract and supply only
• Intercompany Invoicing and journals to loan account
• Subcontractors – full function
• Labour Only Subbies
• Reporting
• Month End Reports
• CIPRO Returns
• PAYE returns
• Journals
• Diesel allocation, stock issues,
• Interest on loans
• Assisting with the smooth running of system
• Levies
• Rental
• COJ accounts
• Checking and authorising Creditors Recons

Additional Software Programs utilized:

• Buildsmart Accounting
• Buildsmart Payroll

Distinctive Ceramica & Marmo (RVV Group of Companies) Jeppestown, Johannesburg
Senior Book-keeper and Office Manager Mar 07 – Aug 08

In my capacity I provided:
• Full function Debtors and Book-keeping to TB
• Wages
• Cashbook
• Petty Cash
• Reconciling Bank Account
• Invoicing – Contract and supply only
• Reportings
• Month End Reports
• Disciplinary Hearings

Financial Functions:
1. Accounting • Prepare monthly accounts to Balance Sheet
• Payment cash book and reconciliations
• Control petty cash for all branches
• Capture payroll Journals
• Coordinate with branches to ensure all documentation received in time for month-end
• Updating weekly cash flow
• Load local payments on banking system
• 1 of 2 persons to authorise payments
• Book forex for import payments
• Prepare and load foreign payments
• Capture and reconcile credit card accounts (Travel & MD)
• Capture & manage employee expense claims
• Invoicing of sundry charges & intercompany charges
• Month-end journals

2. Receivables and Payables
• Manage team of 3
• Ensure capturing of information is up to date
• Assist with recons

3. HFM • Updating month-end figures to HFM system (management accounts)
• Meeting deadlines

4. Payroll • Provide information to payroll department regarding fuel spend and sundry deductions

5. Fleet • Management fleet cards for fuel
• Management of e-toll and e-tags

6. Statutory • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
• Submission of PAYE,SDL & UIF returns
• Assistance with statutory audits

7. General • Maintain and improve any systems and documentations where need is identified
• Maintain and improve efficiency of the Finance Department
• Assisting with preparation of annual budgets and budget comparisons
* Adhere to all administrative and other policies of the company
Qualifications: An Accounting or, Bookkeeping Diploma or degree
Experience: At least 5 years’ working experience within a financial environment