Junior Accountant/Bookkeeper – SAIPA/SAICA

Location: Northern Suburbs, Cape Town

Ref: LRF20099

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

Fantastic growth opportunity for a junior accountant to join an expanding financial consultancy at their offices in Durbanville.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full accounting function and related duties for their clients, supporting both the South African and UK offices. 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.

The firm is committed to provide an exceptional personal service with a personal approach. With national and international experience in different sectors and industries, the firm is able to provide their clients with market leading innovation and service offerings.


  • 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.
  • SAICA or SAIPA articles preferred.
  • 4 – 7 years bookkeeping experience.
  • Payroll experience will be an advantage.
  • Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, Xero).
  • 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 – R10 to R15k, negotiable and depending on experience.



  • 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.