Bookkeeper or Junior Accountant - Cape Town

This vacancy is now closed
Neg depending on experience - Financial/ Accounting
Ref: 60 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Feb 2018
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Our Client is retail and wholesaler of cabinet hardware, handles & Hinges and ironmongery, looking for someone with a financial background to come and join a team in an ever expanding business with 5 stores country wide.  This opportunity would be based in Cape Town with ad hoc travel to other regions where offices are based as and when needed.

They are looking to bring on a financial resource, in house, that could be either a Bookkeeper or a Junior Accountant.  This is a small team with very hands on Owner Managers so we are looking person first and we are open to whether that is a Bookkeeper or Junior Accountant.

Candidate Requirements for a Bookkeeper:

A well-presented experienced self-starter with experience in;

  • Processing of invoices and payments
  • reconciliation of debtors accounts
  • sending of statements, process credit notes and handle queries
  • follow up of outstanding accounts

An in-depth knowledge of Pastel is essential and Payroll administration is a must.

Candidate Requirements for a Junior Accountant:


  • Manage all financial aspects of the company and report directly to the directors
  • Accounts, open and updating on accounting package
  • Updating interest on accounting package
  • Issuing invoices / closing balances to debtors
  • Reconcile debtors account after payment received
  • Import Bank statement into accounting package
  • Reconcile bank account, credit card statements, etc
  • Generate cashflow reports
  • Generate trial balances, income and expenses statements
  • Payroll Administration
  • Tax submissions
  • Provide auditors with all info for yearly tax submissions
  • Director’s requirements
    • Generate income and expenses statements
    • Cashflow projections including cashflow between various accounts
    • Reconcile banks
    • Monthly reporting
    • Provide auditors with all info for yearly tax submissions