Job Title
Employment Type
Full Time
2 years
Job Published
15 September 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Our client in Cape town is looking for a dynamic accountant who has full function bookkeeping / accounting experience to join a fast growing, exciting team of accountants and CA’s who provide financial and business solutions to individuals, start-up’s and SME’s in South Africa, the UAE and the United Kingdom. The role requires a person who is energetic, self-motivated, adapts well to a fast-paced, changing environment and is committed to the goals of the Company. They need to thrive on a job well done with a strong aspiration for excellent client service and problem solving.
This person should be organised, detail orientated, able to effectively multitask, manage deadlines, communicate well with clients.

Candidate requirements - Skills and Experience
• Recent accounting graduate from Stellenbosch or UCT
• Accounting qualification plus 2 years’ experience in an internal accounting role or at a cloud-based accounting firm
• Accounting qualification plus SAICA / SAIPA / CIMA / ACCA articles
• Experience with UK clients / companies BONUS
• Experience with Xero BONUS

Responsibilities and duties include (but are not limited to):

• Performance of the accounting function for various clients using Dext and Xero
• Generating client invoices
• Capturing of expenses and monthly costs, reconciling to supplier statements via Dext
• Preparation of accrual and adjustment journals
• Preparation of monthly management accounts
• Payroll function (prepare payslips, generate IRP5’s, EMP201 and EMP501 SARS submissions
• VAT and Income Tax reconciliations to SARS and HMRC for UK clients
• Preparation of annual financial statements for submission to SARS
• Processing of online payments
• Submitting Companies House Annual Statutory Accounts for UK clients
• Reporting to managers on clients
• Communication with and management of relationship with client