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.


  • 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)


  • 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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