Short Job Description: 

Sought-after environment.  Full OR Half-day option exists for a Bookkeeper to work closely with our client's Accountant to create and analyse financial reports and ensure legal requirements compliance, process accounts payable/receivable and manage invoices and tax payments.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Stellenbosch, in office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Flexible working hours
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Required Qualification: 
Bookkeeping qualification
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office with strong proficiency in Excel
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
08:00 - 17:00 OR 08:00 - 12:30 if you choose the half-day option
Hourly rate /Project fee/ Salary: 
R12 500 - R20 000 per month
Job posting date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019
Full Job Description: 

Bookkeeper Responsibilities

 Job brief (Full day or half day)

We are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments.

Bookkeeper job duties include working closely with our Accountant to create and analyse financial reports and ensure legal requirements compliance, process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices and tax payments.

Ultimately, the Bookkeeper’s responsibilities are to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our company.


·         Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process

·         Bring the books to the trial balance stage

·         Complete tax forms

·         Enter data, maintain records, produce reports and financial statements

·         Process accounts receivable/payable and handle payroll in a timely manner


·         Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles

·         Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records

·         Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers

·         Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software

·         Proficiency in English, Afrikaans and MS Office

·         Very high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

·         Financial Tertiary qualification

Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is not too brief and that the roles and responsibilities reflect your capabilities rather than a list of tasks. You have up to 6 places of previous employment to demonstrate your worth to the client. Use all of them if possible. Write a strong motivational email reflecting why you should be considered for the role. Before the employer sees your CV, they will see your motivational email. For your own privacy of data do not include contact details in the motivational email, the client requests these from RecruitMyMom.

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