Assistant Accountant - Cape Town Verfied

R 17000 per month Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape 12 days ago 19-11-2021 9:52:35 AM
Assistant Accountant
Cape Town

We are looking for a deadline driven, tenacious Assistant Accountant who enjoys working in a fast paced environment! This position is working for a fast growing Accounting & Taxation firm. This person would supervise 2-3 staff members and report directly to the Director.

Some duties will Include:
• Gather and process all financial information required to prepare an all-inclusive trial balance; management account statements; value-added tax computation and employee tax liability; reconcile the bank and VAT control accounts for individuals / freelancers / sole proprietors, partnerships, close corporations, companies, and trusts.
• Ensure accurate and on-time monthly data processing services ensuring compliance with the VAT/Employee Tax/Income Tax and Company/CC/NPO Acts.
• Compile monthly journals incl. reconciliation and year-end adjusting journals. • Prepare audit packs / independent review documents.
• Monthly statutory returns (VAT, PAYE, UIF, SDL, UI-19’s, etc)
• Weekly & Monthly Payroll Processing • Workmen’s Compensation return ROE W. As.8 including registration

The following requirements and competencies need to be met:
- 3 Years + experience in working with diverse portfolio of Clients in an Accounting firm, including client correspondence
- Completed Financial qualification
- Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
- Drivers license and own transport
- Proficiency with Sage One Accounting & Payroll; Pastel Partner; Xero Accounting; Draftworx and SARS Efiling
- Excellent organization and time management skills