Junior Bookkeeper

Location: Strand/Somerset West

Ref: LRF21053

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

A small established Financial Accounting, Consulting & Services business is seeking to employ a Junior Bookkeeper to join their current Strand/Somerset West based team on a permanent basis.

The company currently offers Bookkeeping, Accounting, Audit, Tax and Fin Consultancy services to wide range of small, medium and large clients based across South Africa.

This is an ideal opportunity for an aspiring bookkeeping or accounting professional to gain all round practice experience in a small, but dynamic and hands-on accounting business.


  • You do not need a formal accounting qualification, you must have at least 1 year bookkeeping, accounting of financial data capturing related work experience, plus a Matric with subjects in accounting and/or business
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting experience of at least 1 year and must be able to capture and allocate business transactions - Bank, creditors, debtors, inventory, assets etc. 
  • Knowledge of Pastel and Xero accounting software packages will be highly desirable, but not essential.
  • SARS E-Filing experience will be an advantage
  • Capacity to adopt and learn new technology driven accounting software packages with ease
  • MS Excel and MS Word literacy is a must


The following tasks will over time become part of your responsibilities:

  • Capture, update and maintain accounting journals, ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions
  • Review Trial Balance for accuracy and correctness
  • Creditor reconciliations
  • Maintaining asset registers, calculating and updating depreciation schedules
  • VAT Allocations and reconciliations
  • Any other ad hoc accounting and office related duties.
  • Weekly and monthly payroll responsibilities


  • Good verbal and written Afrikaans and English communication skills
  • Drivers licence and own car is highly desirable
  • Team player with attention to detail and highly organised
  • Willing to perform the junior entry level accounting tasks
  • Eager to grow your skills and experience and take more responsibilities over time.

SALARY: R9,000 – R12,500 per month, dependant on experience and qualifications.



  • 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.