Job Title
Professional Accountant (SAIPA)
Employment Type
Full Time
1 to 2 years
Job Published
29 October 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Professional Accountant (SAIPA)

Attractive market related salary 

Somerset West

Excellent career opportunity with a medium sized Accounting/Audit firm. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Monthly processing of accounting transaction and VAT reporting for a dedicated client portfolio consisting of a wide variety of small to medium sized clients, including individuals, trusts, closed corporations and companies.
  • Performing regular bookkeeping duties for cloud-based clients.
  • Keeping clients regularly updated on their company position in terms of bank balance, outstanding debtors, creditors etc.
  • Support the accounting team in providing outsourced financial services.
  • Preparation of management accounts, either in standard form or bespoke management packs.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts (financial statements, minutes etc).
  • Consulting with clients on all aspects of financial management.
  • Advising clients on cloud computing options and providing general support to users of cloud-based accounting software.

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed SAIPA articles and registered as a Professional Accountant at SAIPA;  
  • 1-2 years post article experience 
  • Experience and good knowledge of IFRS for SMEs, VAT and Income Tax;
  • Technical proficiency in Caseware Working Papers, Xero Accounting, Receipt-Bank and Simplepay, as well as the full Microsoft Office suite.
  • The ability to utilise digital platforms to achieve business outcomes.
  • Furthermore, the ideal candidate is administratively-oriented, possesses good communication skills, both verbally and in writing, and can deliver client service of outstanding quality. 

Please apply online. We look forward to hearing from you!