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Junior Bookkeeper - KwaZulu-Natal, Umhlanga

Fouche & Co Recruitment
Umhlanga Rocks Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal eThekwini, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 27, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Umhlanga - A leading and well-established Financial Brokerage seeks a Junior Bookkeeper to join their team.
As an Independent financial brokerage, our client provides an array of services within the financial services industry. They pride themselves in providing exceptional client services unmatched within the industry.

They are seeking a junior bookkeeper to provide full bookkeeping services to their Professional clients. The ideal candidate will be meticulous, detail-oriented and enthusiastic.
If you thrive in a dynamic environment, enjoy multi-tasking, and have a strong passion for Bookkeeping and client relational skills, this role is for you!


  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records by recording financial transactions, such as invoices, payments, expenses, and receipts
  • Reconcile bank statements, credit card statements, and other financial accounts regularly to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies
  • Prepare and process invoices, purchase orders, and expense reports, ensuring proper coding and adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable functions, including timely processing of vendor payments and customer collections
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements
  • Conduct periodic audits of financial data to identify errors, discrepancies, and opportunities for process improvements
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure compliance with applicable financial regulations and reporting requirements
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting activities, providing accurate and timely financial data and insights
  • Maintain and update the chart of accounts and accounting software, ensuring consistency and accuracy of financial data
  • Stay informed about the changes in accounting regulations and best practices and ensure compliance in all financial activities


  • Proven work experience as a bookkeeper or in a similar finance/accounting role
  • Related Tertiary education
  • Solid understanding of accounting principles and procedures
  • Proficiency in using accounting software, such as Pastel, CaseWare, Xero, or similar platforms
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office


  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and financial record-keeping
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to reconcile accounts and resolve discrepancies
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact effectively with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive financial information in a professional manner

R9 000 - R12 000 monthly Cost to Company - based on experience

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Desired Skills:
  • Mathematical proficiency
  • Organization skills
  • Pays strong attention to detail
  • Data entry skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Analytical acumen

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