Banking and Cashbook Clerk wanted at Amatola Water Board

Job Summary

Amatola Water Board invites qualifying professionals to apply for the vacancy: Banking and Cashbook Clerk.

Closing date: 15 February 2024

Salary: R440 484 – R580 660 (per annum inclusive of benefits)

Location: Vincent, East London, Eastern Cape

Careers at Amatola Water Board

Amatola Water is a State-owned water services enterprise established in terms of the Water Services Act. As a public utility, its prime function is to provide water services to municipalities, industry and other communities.

Amatola Water’s service area include Buffalo City, the Amathole District and portions of adjoining districts in the central Eastern Cope.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Qualifications:
• Diploma in Accounting/Finance

Preferred Qualifications:
• Degree in Accounting/Finance

Minimum Experience:
• 2 years finance experience
• Cashbook and banking will be an added advantage

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Outputs:
Reporting to the Expenditure Supervisor, the employee will:
• Payment of all suppliers, payroll and all other creditors through the electronic banking system
• Record all payments and debit orders to the cashbook
• Prepare monthly Bank reconciliations.
• Print daily bank statement and forward to relevant stakeholders.

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• Monitor and process purchase card payments to cashbook
• Liaise with Purchase Card users on the usage, reconciliation and loading of funds
• Prepare investment register and update regularly
• Liaise with the bank on all banking activities
• Capture all cashflow activities and submit report on monthly receipts and payments
• Attend to internal and external audit queries related to bank and cashbook

Other requirements needed:
• Good computer literacy (Excel)
• Ability to communicate in English
• Good interpersonal skills
• Valid unendorsed Driver’s licence

How to Apply

If you have not heard from us within 60 days after the closing date, you may regard your application as unsuccessful. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.

These appointments will be finalized in accordance with Amatola Water’s Employment Equity Plan and Recruitment Policy.  Preference will be given to suitably qualified persons from designated groups, specifically women and people with disabilities. 

Amatola Water reserves the right not to make appointments. Lobbying of members of the Board and/ or the Executive/ Management and Supervisors to treat any application, at any level, more favourably than any other for the same vacancy, will disqualify a candidate from selection.

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Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks pertaining to experience, copies of academic certificates and ID copy to the Human Resources Manager, Amatola Water, Private Bag X3, Vincent, 5217 or e-mail

Please note that your CV and qualifications must be in one PDF Document, and clearly indicate on the Subject line the position you are applying for.

These are Employment Equity Positions, Closing date: 15 February 2024


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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