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Junior Accountant - Gauteng, Pretoria

Kencorp Executive Search
Pretoria Pretoria, Gauteng Tshwane, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 22, 2023

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Client Visits and Auditing:
  • Participate in client visits and engagements to gain exposure to auditing processes.
  • Assist in conducting financial audits, including assessing internal controls, testing transactions, and verifying financial statements.
  • Perform substantive testing, analytical procedures, and other audit procedures to ensure the accuracy and reliability of financial information.
  • Collaborate with senior team members to identify areas for improvement and provide recommendations to enhance client processes and financial reporting.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate audit documentation in compliance with professional standards and firm policies.

Tax Compliance:
  • Support the tax team in preparing and filing tax returns for clients, including VAT, PAYE, and Income tax returns.
  • Assist in analysing and interpreting tax regulations and legislation to ensure accurate and compliant tax reporting.
  • Contribute to tax planning strategies to minimize tax liabilities for clients and identify tax savings opportunities.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to respond to tax-related queries from clients and tax authorities.

Accounting Duties:
  • Assist in preparing financial statements, including Income Statements, Financial Statements, and balance sheets.
  • Participate in financial data analysis and interpretation to provide clients with insights and recommendations.
  • Contribute to the accurate recording of financial transactions and adherence to accounting principles and standards.
  • Gain hands-on experience in implementing and maintaining effective accounting systems and procedures.

  • Contribute to the preparation of financial reports, providing key information and insights to clients.
  • Assist in the customization of reports to meet specific client requirements and objectives.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure accurate and timely delivery of financial reports.
  • Participate in discussions with clients to interpret financial reports, answer questions, and address concerns.

  • B Com Accounting
  • 2 years of accounting experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Own car - must travel daily

Desired Skills:
  • Income Tax
  • Trial Balance
  • Preparation of annual accounts
  • Year End Accounts
  • Accounting Support
  • VAT legislation
  • Accounting software
  • Audit Assistance
  • VAT reporting
  • Year End Close
  • Book-keeping

Desired Work Experience:
  • 2 to 5 years

Desired Qualification Level & Accreditations:
  • Degree
  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountant
  • South African Institute of Professional Accountant

About The Employer:

Accounting firm

Employer & Job Benefits:
  • Provident Fund

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