Accountant (Practice) – SAIPA

Location: Somerset West

Ref: LRF20240

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

Great opportunity for an accountant to join a small/medium accounting, tax and consulting firm at their offices in Somerset West.

This is an innovative company with highly qualified staff who have the expertise and drive to provide a personal and proactive service. They have a passion for growing businesses and their unique approach results in the development of not only their plans and dreams but that of their clients as well.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full accounting function and related duties for their clients. They are looking for ethically sound candidates, wanting to perform tasks the right way first time round and someone who wants a long-term career at the firm.


  • Client liaison.
  • Monthly accounting and processing up to trail balance.
  • Monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Monthly journal entries.
  • VAT reconciliations (assistance with income tax and provisional tax submissions).
  • Responsible for calculating VAT, PAYE and other necessary SARS requirements on a monthly basis.
  • Preparation of year end schedules to support the preparation of annual financial statements as well as other admin duties.
  • Payroll preparation.
  • Sorting and filing of financial records.


  • Degree/Diploma/Certificate in Accounting will be an advantage.
  • Qualified by experience will also be considered.
  • SAIPA articles or similar preferred.
  • 3 – 7 years bookkeeping experience.
  • Payroll experience will be an advantage.
  • Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Experience in VAT, PAYE and Income tax (SARS returns).
  • Excellent Afrikaans & English communication skills.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Work efficiently under pressure.
  • Own transport.
  • Deadline driven.

Salary – R12 to R18k, negotiable and depending on experience.



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  • Once your application has been made, you will receive a generic e-mail to confirm the receipt of your application
  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.