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Accounts Assistant

Adams & Adams
Pretoria Pretoria Tshwane, South Africa
Closing date
May 2, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has become available for a Dynamic individual to join the largest Intellectual Property Firm in Africa and one of the biggest law firms in South Africa.
Duties and responsibilities

Sending Compliance documents such as BEE and Tax clearance certificates to clients
Handling adhoc debtor's queries for VIP clients as required.
Reallocation of WIP incorrectly processed by secretaries to correct client matters.
Assisting staff with the GL accounts for allocation of expenses
General Ledger Accounts Analysis and reconciliations as required.
Monthly variance reporting for budget v actuals for Marketing and IT departments.
Recoveries income analysis
Detailed Partner drawings schedules
Assisting with OAPI Official Fee Deposit Accounts reconciliation of transactions to receipts received.
Daily monitoring of OAPI exception report to clear CMS capturing omissions
Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register and monthly preparation of journals for depreciation and disposals.
Preparation of standard monthly journals i.e. depreciation, partner drawing journals etc
Monthly account reconciliations and analysis
Profitability analysis schedules
Admin billing i.e recovery bills and ad hoc billing
Preparing Partner medical insurance deduction schedules
Data Maintenance for clients and matters
Vendor Creation back up
Responding to ad hoc requests for aged Work in Progress reports
Perform investigations on transactions by sourcing supporting documentation.
Monthly SASSETA and AAFIS invoicing as required.
Assisting with the capturing and collation of the BBBEE Audit information
Produce basic management accounts for Forensic services.
Produce weekly, monthly, and ad hoc reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
Deal with ad-hoc duties as required.

Skills and knowledge

Computer literacy
Communication skills (verbal and written)
Time management skills to meet deadlines
Ability to work on multiple tasks under pressure
Accurate data capturing
Basic accounting
MS Office: Outlook, Word, Excel
Legal firm accounting an advantage


Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent
Diploma Bookkeeping
Clear ITC and criminal records

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