11 Jun '21

Finance, Western Cape Tyger Valley

negotiable - negotiable

My client is a well established Auditing and Accounting firm based in Cape Town, is seeking to employ an Accountant with Xero or other cloud based experience to perform the outsourced accounting function for allocated clients.


  • Accounting Diploma or partially completed B.Comm (Acc.) /  related degree
  • SAIPA registered (or in the process of registering)
  • 1-3 Years Xero cloud-based accounting experience essential
  • Accounting, Income Tax, Provisional Tax, PAYE, VAT, SARS, E-filing knowledge

The successful incumbent will:

  • Complete the full outsourced bookkeeping function for allocated clients including all processing work, relevant reconciliations i.e. bank reconciliations, creditor’s reconciliations, VAT reconciliations etc.
  • Perform the payroll function of allocated clients
  • Plan and manage all client deliverables i.e. all inter-functional activities
  • Prepare and submit tax returns, income tax, provisional tax, payroll, EMP201, VAT and related returns
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts/reports and related documentation
  • Maintain a close working-relationships with the Account Manager
  • Manage allocated client relationships and ensure compliance
  • Utilise CRM and Practice Manager to document required activities
  • Pro-actively train and complete required CPD’s
  • Be deadline driven
  • Focussed with attention to detail
  • Work well under pressure, pro-actively addressing clients’ needs
  • Have excellent communication skills

Ad Visible Until: 30 June 2021
Ref: SW002764/JM

Vacancy Type: Permanent