Tawineyi - Accountant - Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Oswell Tawineyi

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa




Experience with Cost Management
Use of Pastel Accounting System
Use of VIP Payroll
External audit preparation
debtors and creditors
Use of Excel, Word and outlook
Sound knowledge and experience with budgeting, cost control and financial reporting
Presentation and report writing skills
Sound interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

Work History

Finance Manager

Advantage Act (Pty) Ltd

From January 2010

Maintain Pastel General Ledger – Accuracy, Completeness & Validity
•Pastel Administrator – Access, New Accounts authorisation & daily monitoring of exception reports
•Half year & yearend financial reporting
•Quarterly & annual plans including preparation of certain plan expenses
•Maintain fixed asset register
•Preparation of salaries on VIP payroll and half yearly, annual SARS returns and related - monthly statutory returns (garnishees, paye, sdl uif etc)
•VAT recon and returns
•Supervise and manage cashbook staff, debtors clerk, costing clerk and creditors clerk
•Review of GL recons
•Ensure payments are done accurately, timeously and according to all legal and internal control requirements
•Manage expense variance reporting
•Ensure appropriate levels of internal control are maintained – controls within own section etc
•Coach team and manage all MDWT aspects of the team
•Regular review, update and introduce all SOP within GL and cashbook section
•Manage, review and approve all journals and related tasks to Trial Balance at month-end
•Approve all transactions/requests from GL & cashbook staff for refunds/reimbursements
•Maintain garage cards, cell phone use and facilitator travel
•Any adhoc duties as directed by the Chief Executive Officer


Dulux Paints

November 1997 - June 2007


Internal Controls set up and recruitment

Our company has been expanding rapidly so i was hired to establish an accounts department which was being outsourced.

So far i have manged to put internal controls in place and hir ethe ideal staff members to fill these positions. The department is now up and running under my guidance.

Qualifications & Certifications

Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (CIS)

Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (CIS)

Crescent Independent College

Goromonzi High School

Goromonzi High School

Goromonzi High School

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