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A concern with the retail industry is seeking a Bookkeeper to join their team on a 12 month contract.

Open position : Bookkeeper
Location : Port Elizabeth
Salary : Market related
Type : 12 month contract
Working hours : Monday – Friday (08:00-17:00) AND Saturdays according to a roster

Job requirements :
- Bookkeeping / accounting qualification
- Minimum five years’ experience as bookkeeper, preferably in the retail environment
- Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel
- Pastel Partner experience essential
- Pastel Evolution experience advantageous
- Someone who takes initiative and does not need constant supervision
- Excellent time management
- Ability to cope under pressure and meet deadlines
- Attention to detail
- Good analytical ability
- Own transport
- Non-smoker

Duties :
- Cash books and reconciliations
- VAT201 calculations and submissions
- EMP201 calculations and submissions
- Debtors and creditors review
- Monthly reconciliations between financial systems
- Assist and train creditors / debtors clerks / cashiers
- Intercompany loan reconciliations and transactions
- Fixed asset registers and monthly accruals
- Maintain and reconcile control accounts in trial balance
- Monthly journals
- Financial processing up to trial balance
- General ad hoc administration and finance duties

Candidates meeting the above criteria are invited to apply for the position by emailing their CV to

No reply within 2 weeks indicates that you have been unsuccessful


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