Junior Bookkeeper

Junior Bookkeeper Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Junior Bookkeeper to join our team.


  • Capturing of financial information;
  • Other related ad-hoc and administrative functions;
  • Thorough working experience on Excel;
  • Payroll processing;
  • To service the start-to-end accounting functions for new and existing clients;
  • TAX and VAT calculations, returns and submissions for individuals and juristic entities;
  • To maintain and build a courteous and beneficial relationship with all customers;
  • Invoicing;
  • Bookkeeping to Trial Balance;
  • Pastel Accounting skills must be excellent;
  • Stock counts;
  • Basic bookkeeping;
  • To promote the image of the business at all times through means of a positive customer contact;
  • Maintain and file all client documents;
  • Various legislative submissions such as EMP201, VAT201, etc.


  • Available to start immediately;
  • Matric;
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s licence;
  • Knowledge working on Trust and Business Accounts;
  • Must have knowledge of GHOST PRACTICE;
  • Bookkeeping functionality and FEE EARNER;
  • Minimum 3 Years’ experience as Junior Bookkeeper/ Financial Assistant working in a LAW firm;
  • Knowledge with Debtors and Creditors;
  • Clear credit and criminal history, as per our clients requirements;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel);
  • Relevant tertiary qualification would be an advantage;
  • Work planning and management including scheduling and prioritizing work tasks to meet strict deadlines;
  • Financial qualification will be advantageous;
  • Able to identify problems quickly and accurately and implement workable solutions;
  • Fluent in English.