Junior Client Accountant

A vacancy exists for a Junior Client Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity for those wanting to take the next step in their career.

Roles and responsibilities:
Your main duties will include but are not limited to:
The candidate must be able to perform at least 80% of the below.
 Processing and capturing of company data and information
 Processing and creating invoices and credit notes
 Reconciling all bank accounts
 Petty Cash
 Managing general ledger for companies
 Producing management accounts
 Payroll processing
 Debtors and Creditors Analysis
 Cash Books
 Admin and filing
 VAT reconciliations and submissions to SARS including VAT reviews
 SARS e-Filing for PAYE and VAT
 EMP501 submissions on Easyfile

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
 Minimum of 2 years bookkeeping experience
 Matric: Good maths and accounting marks
 Diploma/certificate bookkeeping/accounting (Advantage)
 Excellent computer skills- MS Excel, Word, Outlook
 Xero accounting software (Advantage)
 Payroll processing (Advantage)

Behavioural Competencies:
 High attention to detail
 Team player with the ability to work independently
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills- ability to communicate effectively at all levels (internal and external)
 Analytical skills
 Able to meet deadlines and be innovative in a highly pressurized environment
 Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
 Ability to work under pressure
 Ability to take instruction and feedback on quality of work

Junior Accountant

Our client is looking for a young vibrant junior accountant to grow within the company and to assist the financial manager in ensuring that accurate record keeping and timeous reporting are carried out.

Job Description

  • Process the journals and monthly accruals
  • Create ad-hoc reports for various business needs
  • Maintenance of general ledger accounts including creditors and debtors
  • Debt collection from customers on a regular basis through email/telephonic correspondence
  • Administration of customer contracts and sales invoices
  • Capturing of supplier invoices
  • Payroll administration and reconciliation
  • Processing of cashbooks in Quickbooks Online
  • Any other ad-hoc requests from the finance manager or director
  • Performing other general ledger account reconciliations / balance sheet reconciliations


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Completed SAIPA / SAICA articles will be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience in statutory returns (IT14, IT12, IRP6, IRP5 Recon, VAT, PAYE, UIF and SDL Returns)
  • Experience in provisional tax, income tax, company tax and VAT