Bookkeeper (Practice) – SAIPA/XERO

Location: Cape Town

Ref: LRF21045

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

Exciting opportunity at a leading company secretarial and advisory firm for an experienced practice Bookkeeper.  

The ideal candidate should have completed SAIPA or SAICA articles, preferably an AGA(SA) or PA(SA) designation or similar, however candidates qualified by experience and with practice environment experience will also be considered.

Experience in Pastel, Xero and VIP Payroll required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Full bookkeeping and accounting function up to trial balance, including debtors, creditors, bank, petty cash, journals, etc.
  • Performing bank reconciliations
  • Monthly journal entries
  • VAT calculations and VAT201 submissions
  • VAT reconciliations
  • Assistance with income tax and provisional tax submissions
  • Responsible for calculating VAT, PAYE and other necessary SARS requirements
  • Maintenance of SARS accounts
  • Payroll preparation
  • IRP5 calculations, reconciliations and submissions
  • PAYE/UIF/SDL calculations and EMP201 submissions
  • Registration and deregistration for Income Tax, PAYE, VAT and Import and Export licenses
  • Tax clearance applications
  • UIF registration and administration
  • WCA registrations, submission of returns and arranging letters of good standing
  • Liaison with clients
  • Administrative duties


  • BCom (Financial Accounting) or similar qualification
  • AGA(SA), PA(SA) or similar professional qualification will be advantageous
  • Accounting qualification or certification
  • Minimum of 1 years’ post articles experience in a similar position
  • Experienced in an Accounting Practice environment is beneficial
  • Working knowledge and experience with accounting packages
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Afrikaans
  • Motivated,


  • R18k to R22k pm



  • Ensure you meet all the requirements
  • Complete all the requested information below
  • Remember to attach your CV
  • 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.