Job Description

My client, a mid-tier Accounting and Auditing firm in the Southern Suburbs, seeks an Accountant to join their stable team and be responsible for the accounting of a portfolio of clients


  • Manage and initiate the process of client information receipts, sales, invoices purchase invoices
  • Complete bank reconciliations
  • Process and reconcile petty cash and cash control accounts 
  • Manage fixed asset register 
  • Manage general journals (depreciation, provisions, interest, salaries, stock etc. 
  • Process journal entries 
  • Reconcile debtors and creditors statements 
  • Review AFS-GP%, Inventory days, Creditors days, Debtors days
  • Rectify accounting treatment on disposal of assets (property, plant & equipment) and investments and calculation of taxation on capital gains/losses 
  • Analyze the trial balance for mistakes/deviations and discuss results with clients 
  • Generate draft set of financials
  • Recognize provisions and contingent liabilities
  • Calculate tax liability for sole proprietors, individuals, close corporations and trusts, small business corporations and partnerships 
  • Reconcile input/output VAT to monthly trial balance 
  • Compile and discuss with client of monthly management accounts


  • Minimum of a completed degree in accounting and if you have completed SAICA/ AGA/ SAIPA , that would be a bonus
  • Minimum of 2 – 4 years’ accounting experience
  • MS Office, Xero and Pastel proficient
  • Highly numerate, strong accounting and taxation knowledge 
  • Good communication skills, written and spoken 
  • Able to work under pressure, deadline driven 

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