Job title: Assistant Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Cape Winelands, Cape Town
Job published: 03/12/2021
Job ID: 52740

Job Description

My client who is one of the largest investment holding companies in South Africa is seeking the assistance of a Financial Accountant. This role is located within the Group Finance Department and is responsible for the accurate recording of all transactions and preparation of annual financial statements of these companies and their respective wholly owned subsidiaries.


  • Ensure complete and accurate accounting of all transactions
  • Cash flow monitoring, creditors payments and bank reconciliations
  • Maintain outstanding debtor records and follow-up on payments
  • Maintain the fixed asset register
  • VAT reconciliation and preparation of VAT Return
  • Income tax calculation and ITR14 preparation
  • Prepare annual and interim financial statements of small and medium sized subsidiaries in terms of IFRS
  • Assist the relevant managing director with the operational subsidiary’s annual budget preparation
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly management accounts and variance reports for the subsidiary and its cost centers
  • Attend the board meetings of the medium size subsidiaries and present the audited results, budget and quarterly management accounts
  • Assist in collating and reviewing all information necessary for the completion of the annual ITR14
  • Income tax returns and also assist the Tax Manager in the finalisation of the ITR14 submission process
  • Assist in the review of provisional tax calculations and completion of the IRP6 returns on eFiling
  • Complete and submit Dividends Tax Data and Dividends Tax Returns
  • Assist with the requests for tax compliance status letters on eFiling


  • BComm degree or an equivalent tertiary qualification
  • SAIPA Articles/registration would be advantages
  • 2 Years’ experience
  • Knowledge of general tax compliance, eFiling and/or SARS engagements

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