Accountant / Senior Accountant (accounting Firm)

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4 months ago

Accountant / Senior Accountant (accounting Firm)

An established Accounting Firm, based in East London, seeks to employ an Accountant / Senior Accountant.  The successful candidate will form part of a 3 - 4 person team, with each Accountant being responsible for their own clients and fulfilling the various duties in relation to those clients. 

Qualification / Requirements:

- Bachelor of Commerce (completed)

- Articles (completed and signed off)

- SAIPA or AGA (SA) registered

- 2+ years' experience in a similar role / environment

- Advanced knowledge of Income Tax and VAT Legislation

- Worked on: Caseware Working Papers (to compile Financial Statements), Sage One, Pastel Partner, MS Office

- Valid Driver's License and own vehicle (essential) (travel for work purposes)


- Preparation of Annual Financial Statements of all types of entities

- Preparation of Management Accounts of all types of entities

- Full bookkeeping function (processing from Cash Book up to Trial Balance)

- Review of income statements and balance sheets

- Reconciliation of customers and suppliers

- Calculation of VAT and submissions to SARS (VAT201)

- Attending to VAT audits and liaising with SARS

- Calculation of monthly employees' tax and submission to SARS (EMP201)

- Annual and Bi-annual payroll submissions to SARS via Easy File

- Calculation and submission of Workman's Compensation

- Tax returns for Companies, Close Corporations, Individuals and Trusts

- Completion of IT14SD's

- Preparation of Provisional taxation calculations and submission to SARS

- New Company and SARS Registrations

- CIPC – Annual Returns

- Liaising with clients


- Self-starter

- Able to manage own time

- High level of responsibility and accountability

- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

- Honesty and integrity

- Tidiness and neatness

- Be able to write, speak and understand English and Afrikaans