Accountant – Northern Suburbs (Fixed Term Contract with possibility of Permanent Employment thereafter

Our client, based in Durbanville, is seeking an Accountant for a half-day 4-month contract, from the 1st February 2024 with a few days of handover prior to commencement of contract. Handover/training to start beginning December and will be completed before the 20th December 2023.

You will report directly to the Managing Director and working hours will be 08h00 to 13h00.

Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping up to trial balance – Sage Pastel Partner Accounting.
  • Posting of bank transactions and petty cash.
  • Invoicing of debtors.
  • Debtors and creditors reconciliations.
  • Maintaining accurate fixed asset registers.
  • Preparing and balancing of the bank reconciliations.
  • Ensure compliance with all income tax and VAT laws.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts.
  • Preparation and submission of VAT, PAYE returns on e-filing.
  • Preparation and submission of COIDA returns.
  • Monthly payroll processing – Pastel payroll.
  • Support and prepare for annual financial statements.
  • Assisting independent auditors with yearly audit.
  • Prepare annual financial statements on Caseware (advantageous but not essential)

Requirements:

  • SAIPA qualified or minimum BComm Accounting, or similar qualification
  • Proficient on Sage Pastel Partner Accounting software
  • Must be able to process and reconcile all balance sheet accounts up to trial balance ready for AFS preparation
  • Must be able to work on your own and efficiently and accurately
  • Previous work experience in an accounting practice (advantageous) or at least 3 years of experience working for a company as an accountant.
  • Own transport as about 10 mornings a month will be spent at clients’ offices. (Company reimburses for travel at the SARS approved rate)

 

 

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