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Somerset West Somerset West, Western Cape Cape Town Region, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 1, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Accountant

Job Overview:
This role offers an exciting opportunity for a passionate accountant who enjoys using technology to revolutionize traditional accounting methods. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in managing clients' financial records, solving client challenges, and driving process improvements. If you are a forward-thinker with a strong passion for systems integration, automation, and enhancing accounting processes, we encourage you to apply online.

Key Responsibilities:
Business Accountant
  • Maintain accurate financial records, including recording all transactions, managing accounts payable and receivable, and reconciling bank statements.
  • Produce monthly management reports, such as balance sheets and income statements, providing in-depth analysis to clients for informed decision-making.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting, and actively track actual performance against budgets. Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and legislation.
  • Prepare annual financial statements and provisional tax calculations for clients.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, providing financial information and resolving queries.

Process Improvement and Systems Integration:
  • Collaborate with clients to solve specific financial issues or problems.
  • Innovate and automate accounting processes to increase efficiency and accuracy. Act as a resource investigator, proactively identifying opportunities for process optimization and technology integration.
  • Collaborate with the systems software developer to implement new tools and technologies to enhance accounting systems and processes.

Skills and Experience required:
  • Diploma or degree in accounting or bookkeeping, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience.
  • Strong knowledge of South African accounting principles and regulations.
  • Proficiency in accounting software such as QuickBooks, Sage, or Xero (Xero experience is advantageous).
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Effective time management to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • A strong passion for leveraging technology and software to enhance automation and work efficiency.

This is a fulltime permanent position based in office in Somerset West.

Area: Somerset West.

Starting date: As soon as possible.

Salary: R25 000-R35 000 CTC per month.

Please apply online for this position if you meet the above-mentioned requirements.

Please assume that your application was unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks.

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