Struwig - Planning And Organizing Skills - East London, South Africa

Kirby Lee Struwig

East London, South Africa


I am an energetic and hardworking individual with the ability to learn quickly. I am very independent and am able to work and cope well under pressure. I am too a rational, logically and analytical thinker with excellent time management. I adapt easily to new environments and am able to interact with others at all levels. I posses the eagerness to grow my knowledge and experience. My short term objective is to be part of an organization in which I can develop my existing skills and abilities and grow within the company. I feel that obtaining a post related to my skills and studies within an established company would afford me the opportunity I need to enable my own success within the company. I feel that I am an asset as an employee and through my combined acquired skills and education I will make a positive and significant contribution to my employer. I would like to direct my career path to lead me in the financial and managerial field.


Planning And Organizing Skills

Work History

Financial Administrator/Bookkeeper


From September 2013

Responsible for full debtors function Process and submitting customer invoices and statements Assist with debtor queries (email tax invoice & statements)
Follow-up on arrear payments and report on them Handover overdue customers Customer Age Analysis
Responsible for full creditors function Processing of all invoices Prepare creditors payments Draw up accurate creditor supplier aged analysis ensuring supplier statement & supplier remittance reconcile Sort cash sale slips in sequence and reconcile to customer ledgers Issuing of cheques Creditors reconciliation Process and reconcile financial accounts to Trial Balance, including but not limited to: Post daily receipts and payments in cashbook Monthly cashbook entries from bank statement (query with bank/creditors/debtors i.r.o. unknown receipts and payments) Cashbook/Bank reconciliations (all bank accounts for all companies) Processing of petty cash slips Petty cash reconciliation Maintaining fixed asset register Calculation and processing of depreciation Processing and balancing of all balance sheet accounts Process daily POS cash up and cash up Perform back up, data integrity and snap shot Reconcile monthly inter-company balances Day to day and monthly ledger processing including general, supplier and creditor journals for month-end accounts and other accounting to final Trial Balance Preparation of general ledger reconciliations Investigate and clear “Suspense accounts” Attending to ad-hoc requests and provide assistance in o

Personal Assistant, Administrator and Bookkeeper

True Group Property Holding (Pty) Ltd

March 2012 - October 2013

As a Bookkeeper Process and submitting tenant invoices and statements i.e. rentals & recoveries (municipal charges & maintenance) Liaise (daily) with customers, solve queries, and do regular, effective follow ups Maintain your own list of debtor/tenants for each property ensuring monies are collected timeously i.e. Collect outstanding debts both telephonically and written in accordance with collection procedures Contact tenants before the balances become overdue to confirm payments. Reconcile overdue accounts and liaise with financial manager in order to send out final demand or hand over if payments are in arrears. Maintain and develop sound relationship with clients. Process all invoices received & ensure that approved purchase orders and quotations are attached to all invoices. To ensure confidential documentation and other documents are filed appropriately on a daily basis Follow up and resolve queries i.e. non-confirmations, invoices awaiting approval etc. No invoices in query > 1 month Obtain maintenance quotations for property manager Preparation of supplier reconciliations Day to day ledger processing including general ledger journals for month-end accounts and other accounting to final Trial Balance Preparation of general ledger reconciliations Reconcile monthly inter-company balances Preparation of bank reconciliation Vat calculations and returns: knowledge and preparation of monthly VAT reconciliation, submission of statutory VAT returns - SARS E-Filing
Ensuring th


Dimension Data

October 2011 - October 2011

Temp assignment

Data Capturer and Receptionist


November 2011 - November 2011

Temp assignment

Receptionist / Data Capturer

Profile Personnel

November 2011 - November 2011

Temp assignment


The House of Quality

December 2011 - December 2011

Temp assignment

Sorting of cash slips/credit card slip/invoices. Capturing of cash slips into Petty Cash Journals (on excel) i.e. petty cash analysis Filing and matching of credit card slips with bank statements. Typing, printing, emailing, faxing Capturing of new delegates into the system Updating of delegate’s personal information Editing certificates and schedules on excel General admin

Barlady And cashier

Ten Pin Bowling & Entertainment

April 2008 - October 2008

Liaise with and serve customers.
Deal with complaints.
Operate the till.
Ensure float balances.
Stock take.
Reset bowling machines.
Manage bar when owner/manager is out.


Bernie Hahn, Bernies Cigar Bar

September 2008 - September 2010

Liaise with and serve customers timeously.
Maintained Client loyalties with regular
Resolve fault queries regarding onsite
gambling equipment.
Accurately operate till point.
Cash up and ensure float balances.
Perform Stock take.
Provide training for new staff members.
Provide opportunity for new staff members to
"shadow" me whilst on



April 2007 - March 2008

Liaise with and serve customers timeously
Deal with complaints.
Operate the till.
Ensure float balances


Various Promotion Agencies

April 2005 - October 2008

Promote products and/or alcohol to customers by giving samples or by using direct marketing to sell the product.
Keep record/survey of customer’s queries and comments

Qualifications & Certifications

CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting

CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accounting

CIMA Diploma in Management Accounting

CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accounting

Bachelor of Commerce (HONOURS) in Financial Markets

University of Fort Hare

Bachelor of Economics Business Sciences

University of Fort Hare

Certificate in Fundamentals of ManagementManagement

Damelin College

Certificate in Marketing and Marketing ManagementMarketing

Damelin College

Cambridge High School


University of Fort Hare

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