A small financial services company based in the southern suburbs is looking for an Accountant who is also a registered Tax Practitioner or SAICA/SAIPA qualified to manage the finances of the company.


  • B.Com or equivalent qualification
  • Registered Tax Practitioner
  • Two years of experience with tax and trusts
  • Advanced knowledge of Sage Pastel Accounting
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft packages; especially Excel


  • Preparation and submission of tax returns for clients and trusts
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Liaison with auditors; compilation of Audit pack
  • Compilation of annual budget;forecasting
  • Payroll; bi-monthly VAT returns; PAYE submissions
  • Payments schedule; monthly reconciliation of bank accounts


  • Positive attitude with strong organisational skills
  • Focused with great attention to detail
  • Shows initiative and drive
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Senior Financial Accountant

Do you want to work for a global company? Does working in Claremont appeal to you? Have you qualified with a degree and/or have your SAIPA/SAICA articles?

An Offshore Legal company is seeking your expertise.

The purpose of this role is to manage a team of three junior accountants and support the finance function of  and its associated businesses.

Principal duties:

  • Posting journals related to payroll and expense claims • Reviewing disbursement postings and expenses incurred • Reviewing receipt bookings • Posting correcting journals after review • Petty Cash management • Assisting the lawyers with Elite enquiries relating to invoicing and matters • Ensure bank accounts are adequately funded by Group • Client account reconciliation and review • WIP and Debtors review and reporting • Fee-earner hours reporting • Management accounts preparation/review • Payroll review and sending funding requests • Calculating and capturing bonus accruals • Calculating and capturing deferred income • Sundry Creditors, Sundry Debtors and Accruals reconciliation preparation • Balance sheet accounts review (mainly Prepayments and Fixed assets) • FX Clearing accounts review • Review of all bank reconciliations • Intercompany accounts confirmations • Management of the junior accountants • Suggested improvements to the current internal control processes • Quarterly Operations Board Finance pack preparation • Annual financial reporting preparation for entities requiring an audit • Annual invoicing for CO Services BVI • Assisting the Head of Finance with the annual budgets