Senior Bookkeeper

Short Job Description: 

A reputable company in the automotive industry is currently recruiting a dynamic Senior Bookkeeper to join their team. The successful candidate must have proven Bookkeeping experience to Trial Balance. The position is in-office in Edenvale GP.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
In office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Accountant (Non-CA)
Required Qualification: 
Required computer program skills: 
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Full Job Description: 

Minimum qualification required: 

  • 5+ years’ Bookkeeping experience 
  • Solid Understanding of full bookkeeping function to trial balance and accounting principles;
  • Debtors and Creditors experience 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation Skills.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Processing and paying of invoices.
  • Processing and reconciliation of bank statements on Sage
  • Sending out customer statements monthly after processing of bank statements..
  • Reconciliation and capturing of Petty Cash, where applicable.
  • Full bookkeeping and accounting function up to trial balance, including debtors, creditors, bank, petty cash, journals, etc.
  • Performing bank reconciliations
  • Monthly journal entries
  • Payroll preparation
  • IRP5 calculations, reconciliations and submissions
  • PAYE/UIF/SDL calculations and EMP201 submission
  • Liaison with clients
  • Administrative duties


  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Be able to work accurately in a high volume, time line driven environment.
  • Computer skills:  SAGE, Microsoft outlook, word & advanced excel skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Bilingual.
  • Candidate must be willing to commit to the company and not a job hopper.


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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