Assistant Bookkeeper

Short Job Description: 

A small but well-established design studio requires a part-time Assistant Bookkeeper to join their team.  This is a permanent position to start in June. 

Where will the person be based? (Town/Suburb/work-from-home/remote): 
Office, Tamboerskloof/Gardens.
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Part-time hours
Main area of expertise required: 
Administrator - Accounting & Finance
Required Qualification: 
Relevant qualification is advantageous but not essential.
List of required computer software skills: 
MS Office particularly Excel, Pastel.
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R10k - R15k per month
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Assistant bookkeeper job Cape Town.


This is a wonderful opportunity to join a friendly, close-knit, small team. Duties include:


  • Processing and paying of invoices.
  • Processing and reconciliation of bank statements on debtor cloud accounting system
  • Allocating receipts to various customer accounts.
  • Basic accounting knowledge to trial balance.
  • Processing financial year-end of the individual books on system
  • Liaising with the accountant regarding year-end reporting
  • Liaising with auditors on queries.
  • Diploma, qualification advantageous, but previous experience/training - essential.
  • Raising and approving of clients' debit orders and levies.
  • Reconciliation and capturing of petty cash.
  • Maintaining fixed asset register
  • Ensure that all petty cash expenses checked and captured
  • Assist in preparation of  bank recon
  • Identify and address account discrepancies
  • Prepare monthly finance report for presentation to directors
  • General ad-hoc admin assistance to the bookkeeper and directors
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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