Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

Work remotely 

Cape Town

Our client, a global IT software company with their head office based in the UK are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join their small team in Cape Town.

Responsibilities include:

  • General book-keeping
  • Netsuite experience would be ideal but not essential
  • Posting of creditor invoices to the ledger
  • Posting of bank and credit card, and reconciliations
  • Monthly supplier account reconciliations
  • Month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations to supporting schedules (accruals, prepayments, lease, etc)
  • Creation of monthly and interim payment files for UK, India and Australia
  • Loading payments onto bank
  • Review of travel expenses and reporting
  • Fixed asset register management
  • Assisting with VAT (UK filings) – experience with UK VAT would be advantageous but not necessary
  • Sending information to subsidiary accountants in other countries, to ensure they can prepare the subsidiary accounts
  • Reviewing information prepared by subsidiary accountants to ensure accuracy
  • Intercompany balance reconciliations
  • Cash flow reporting
  • Supporting the Revenue accountant with processing orders, invoicing and debtor management


Assist Financial Manager with company and group reporting requirements including:

  • Cash flow projections
  • Annual audit preparation
  • Other ad hoc reporting


  • Excellent accounts and admin management skills
  • Can-do attitude
  • Team player who fits well within a small team
  • High attention to detail
  • Good written communication skills
  • Takes ownership and self-motivated
  • Analytical and a good problem solver
  • Good excel skills



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