Bookkeeper (urgent contract)

Short Job Description: 

A specialist financial services consulting firm urgently requires a Bookkeeper for a 3-month contract (with the option to extend), due to increased workload. Suitable candidates must be able to start immediately.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Melrose Arch, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Accountant (Non-CA)
Required Qualification: 
Post matric financial qualification
Required computer program skills: 
Pastel and MS Excel (advanced)
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Full day
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R 20 000pm neg.
Job posting date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Full Job Description: 

RecruitMyMom supports Moms through all life stages. We understand the need amongst some candidates and employers, with gender advancement opportunities, for full-time office-based positions. These are carefully considered and may be advertised on our site from time to time.

The temporary bookkeeper will assist the finance team, responsible for the financial operations and financial reporting functions for the group. The suitable candidate must be available to start immediately.


  • Preparing the books of accounts for certain companies in the group
  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly and ad hoc reports.
  • Liaising with international and/or national managers
  • Debtors and creditors functions
  • Performing finance/bookkeeping related tasks
  • Preparation of debtors/creditors and cash related reports
  • Development of processes to help streamline the current workflow
  • Resolution of ad hoc queries

Qualifications and experience:

  • B.Com Accounting or similar qualification, with experience up to Trial Balance
  • Independent worker who has the ability to work within a team
  • Deadline driven
  • Strong administrative skills, with attention to detail, meticulous and extremely organized
  • Honest and reliable
  • Well organized and methodical
  • Previous bookkeeping experience on Pastel Partner and /or Pastel Evolution
  • The ability to speak a foreign language a benefit
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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