22 May '20
Accountant

Finance, Western Cape Somerset West

Negotiable -

My client is an established and leading medium sized Auditing and Accounting firm in Somerset West. They are seeking to employ a SAIPA registered Accountant who is experienced and self-motivated to join their team.

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Completed SAIPA articles and registered as a Professional Accountant at SAIPA;
  • 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. The ability to work independently and proactively is a prerequisite.

The key 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.
  • Working practical knowledge relating to VAT and Income tax legislation.
  • Preparation of management accounts, either in standard form or bespoke management packs.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts.
  • 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.

Ad Visible Until: 22 June 2020
Ref: SW002354/JM

Vacancy Type: Permanent