Senior Accountant

Location: Somerset West, Western Cape

Ref: LRF21019

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

An excellent opportunity exists for a Senior Accountant at a small fast growing well-established firm. The firm is seeking to permanently employ Senior Accountant to their team

The firm operates within a large variety of industries, ranging from, accounting, tax administration and planning, business and transactional consulting, secretarial services, wills, estate planning and administration.

The appointee will be responsible for the performing of various functions within the business and will report directly the audit managers/CEO.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administrative duties
  • Full bookkeeping and accounting function up to trial balance, including debtors, creditors, bank, petty cash, journals, etc. – PASTEL & XERO
  • Handling of VAT and PAYE reviews
  • Invoicing and debtors’ collection
  • IRP5 calculations, reconciliations and submissions
  • Liaison with clients
  • Maintenance of SARS accounts
  • SARS queries
  • Xero and Pastel Accounting support
  • PAYE/UIF/SDL calculations and EMP201 submissions
  • EMP501/IRP5 reconciliations (Easyfile)
  • Payroll
  • Registration and deregistration for Income Tax, PAYE, VAT and Import and Export licenses
  • Tax clearance applications
  • UIF registration and administration
  • VAT calculations and VAT201 submissions
  • WCA/FEM/RMA returns, registrations, submission of returns and arranging letters of good standing


  • BCom (Financial accounting) or similar qualification
  • SAIPA [PA(SA)] qualification
  • Qualified by appropriate experience
  • Minimum of 3 -5 years’ experience
  • Excellent communication skills in Afrikaans and English
  • Hard working and motivated
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Working knowledge and experience with Xerp, Pastel, Pastel Payroll, SARS E-filing and SARS Easyfile

Salary: R15000 – R20000 pm, depending of experience



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  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful