Reference: SJ 4436

Consultant: Soné Johnson

A successful family-run business has a vacancy for a Bookkeeper, who will be responsible for financial administration and bookkeeping (including basic imports) up to a trial balance level using Pastel and Pastel Payroll. Duties will also include submitting VAT, PAYE, UIF and clearances through SARS e-Filing.

Job Description:

  • Pastel imports up to a trial balance level (cashbook, creditors, debtors)
  • Sending debtors’ invoices, debtor recons, and managing debtor receipts
  • General journal and cashbook entries
  • Creditor recons and setting up payment schedules
  • Compiling monthly cash flow statements and handling inter-account transfers
  • Month-end journal entries, reconciliation, year-end closing and preparing financial records for auditing purposes
  • Salary administration with Pastel and Payroll (performing all employee and employer tax requirements, calculating commissions, PAYE and leave)
  • Documenting and improving accounting and admin systems
  • Handling and balancing inter-company loan accounts
  • Recons, submitting and paying VAT and related taxes
  • Preparing monthly management statements and financial reporting
  • Drafting and managing budgets on a monthly basis
  • Load payment schedules on banking systems
  • Handling petty cash, receipts, typing and filing
  • Maintaining a database of clients, suppliers and office systems
  • Stock keeping in Excel as well as Pastel journals
  • Handling basic purchasing queries on orders and quotes
  • Coordinating selling process and following up with regards to clients, logistics, collecting and receiving stock
  • Purchases: stationery, kitchen supplies and other office necessities
  • Answering the phone, receiving clients and serving coffee/tea
  • Helping to maintain a neat and tidy office environment
  • Coordinating diaries and meetings


  • Fully bilingual (English and Afrikaans)
  • Qualified in accounting
  • Tertiary qualification (degree or diploma) with sufficient experience
  • Computer skills: Windows, MS Office, Pastel, e-Filing, Easy-file and Payroll
  • Code B driver’s license

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