Junior Bookkeeper, Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting
  • Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2020
  • Reference: JnrBkkp012020
  • Apply before Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 18 Days left

Vacancy Details

Main duties and tasks would include, but is not limited to;

General Duties:

  • To service the start-to-end accounting functions for new and existing clients
  • To maintain and build a courteous and beneficial relationship with all customers.
  • To promote the image of the business at all times through means of a positive customer contact.


Specific Duties:

  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
  • Preparation of Annual Financial Statements would be advantageous
  • Pastel Accounting skills must be excellent
  • Thorough working experience on Excel
  • Payroll processing
  • TAX and VAT calculations, returns and submissions for individuals and juristic entities
  • Various legislative submissions such as EMP201, VAT201, etc
  • Maintain and file all client documents
  • Other related ad-hoc and administrative functions

Required Skills

  • bookkeeping : 1 to 2 years

Candidate Requirements


Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric Certificate
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification would be advantageous
  • Be Fully bilingual (English & Afrikaans)
  • Proficiency in Pastel Accounting
  • Proficiency in Payroll Software (e.g. VIP / Pastel) - Advantageous
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Proficiency in Outlook E-mail
  • Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment
  • Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems, such as filing and proper record keeping
  • At least 1 years’ experience with SARS e-filing and compliance
  • 1 - 3 years’ accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Clear credit and criminal record


Key competencies:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Planning, organising and prioritising
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Data Analyses
  • Diversity sensitivity
  • Interpersonal Abilities
  • Flexibility / adaptability
  • Problem Solving
  • Ability to execute ad hoc verbal instructions as and when required.
  • High level of responsiveness.
  • Honesty
  • Teamwork and Work Ethics
  • Taking accurate instructions from various people.
  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Professionalism
  • Determination & perseverance
  • Enthusiasm
  • Punctuality
  • Be Pro-Active and sense of urgency to get the workload done
  • Behaving in an ethical manner at all times

Interested candidates should submit their CV, ID and Matric Certificate to hr@ambiton.co.za for consideration. Should you not be contacted within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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