DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNTANT (6 month fixed-term contract)

DISTRIBUTION ACCOUNTANT (6 month fixed-term contract)

The above vacancy exists within the Finance department and reports to the Group Accountant: Projects. The purpose of the position is to process all accounting transactions relating to members of SAMRO in order to ensure payments are done timeous, accurate and in compliance with the Finance processes, policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will be someone who has successfully completed Grade 12, with a diploma in Bookkeeping / post matric qualification in the financial discipline and has a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Bookkeeper.


Key Performance areas:

  • Activation and amending of Copyright.
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Royalty Distributions
  • Member advances & ad-hoc payments
  • Withholding tax
  • Transfers from deceased estates to heirs
  • Administrative duties    
  • Query resolution           
  • Departmental support   


Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Diploma in Bookkeeping / Post matric qualification in the financial discipline
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Bookkeeper
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to analyse information with a logic systematic approach
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of SAMRO systems and research methodology would be an advantage.


Core Competencies:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Analytical thinker
  • Team player
  • Logical thinker
  • Integrity


All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity policy.

Qualifying people with disabilities will be given preference.

Closing date - 31 August 2021.

Email address: HR@samro.org.za 

If you haven't received any response within two weeks consider your application unsuccessful.