A rapidly expanding local and international accounting and consultancy firm is seeking to employ a dedicated and ambitious Accountant at their offices in Somerset West.
This is a good role for someone with accounting experience in a practice environment, wanting to gain further experience within a firm with local and international clients.
There will be ample opportunities to receive on the job training and the strong possibility for growth within the business.
The ideal candidate will have a financial qualification, completed SAIPA, SAICA or CIMA articles and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Candidates qualified by experience will also be considered.The firm is looking for ethically sound candidates, wanting to perform tasks the right way first time around and someone who wants a long-term career at the firm.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesAccounting and bookkeeping up to trial balance.Writing up of more accounting records of clients.
Reconcile Debtors and Creditors on a monthly basisResponsible for calculating VAT, PAYE and other necessary SARS requirements on a monthly basis.
Preparation and Review of management accounts.Preparing accounting work relating to annual financial statements.Preparation and review of financial statements.
Performing independent reviews.Preparation and review of tax returns.Payroll preparation.Preparing reports.Client service delivery and query resolution.
Client interaction and relations.Updating and maintaining of existing client records.Attention to detail is very important.
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.Ability to work independently and in a team.Good communication skills (English and Afrikaans).
Ad hoc duties as required.Qualifications and ExperienceDiploma, degree, certificate in finance or related field.Completed SAIPA, SIACA or CIMA articles preferred.
3 years accounting experience in an accounting practice.Knowledge of accounting systems (Xero, Pastel, Sage).MS Office, especially MS Excel skills.
orQualified by experience of working in an accounting practice.5+ years accounting and bookkeeping experience in practice.
Competencies RequiredGood communication and interpersonal skillsMust be able to work under pressureAbility to execute instructions correctlyAttention to detailAbility to work in a teamRemuneration : R16, to R20, pm ctc, depending on qualification and experience.