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Bookkeeper - Western Cape, Cape Town

Cape Town Region Cape Town, Western Cape Western Cape, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client provides template-based websites to over 500 estate agencies on a monthly subscription basis. They are seeking an Accountant/Bookkeeper to oversee our client's financial operations and enhance profitability. Responsibilities will include invoicing, managing creditors and debtors, bank reconciliation, processing salaries and sales commissions, maintaining accurate books up to trial balance, and handing them over to their external accountants. Additionally, the candidate will handle VAT, PAYE, UIF, and update financial reports. This role reports directly to the owner and requires a Bachelor's degree in Commerce.


  • Manage the transition from QuickBooks to Xero.
  • Oversee and check automated invoicing processes.
  • Process salaries using Simple Pay.
  • Manage arrears, including making calls and sending emails to clients.
  • Handle bookkeeping for our client, two other entities, and a small property portfolio.
  • Prepare and hand over financial records to external accountants.
  • Analyse, manage, and drive revenue and profit.
  • Manage existing business and accounting processes.
  • Implement new accounting processes as needed.
  • Automate accounting tasks wherever possible.
  • Optimize the structure of the accounting system.
  • Maintain honesty, professionalism, organization, efficiency, and competence.
  • Take pride in the quality of work and results.
  • Seize the opportunity to make a significant impact on the business.


  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce.
  • Experience in bookkeeping, payroll, taxes & SARS submissions.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Apply here [URL Removed] e-mail a Word copy of your CV to [Email Address Removed] and mention the reference number of the job.

Desired Skills:
  • Bookkeeper
  • CPT
  • Accountant

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