Job Title

Accountant / Business Development

South Africa, Western Cape
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R25000 - R30000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Western Cape
Sector: Accounting
Posted: 18 April 2024

Job Details


We are a growing accounting firm seeking a versatile professional who is adept at managing both our accounting needs and helping expand our client base in Cape Town. This is a remote position, requiring the candidate to work from home with occasional local travel for networking and client meetings.

We are looking for a stable accounting professional – with 3-5 years working experience to join our company. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with clients re their business and assist them in making financial decisions
  • Assisting clients in managing their businesses through managing the figures
  • Assist in growing the business in terms of looking for opportunities
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Deliver comprehensive accounting services including bookkeeping, tax preparation, and financial reporting, using Xero and Draftworx 
  • Develop new business, maintaining high quality client relationships and identifying fresh opportunities.
  • Represent the firm at local networking events and professional gatherings to promote our services.
  • Ensure consistent internet connectivity to maintain productivity and effective communication with clients and the team.

 What does it take to successfully undertake this role?

  • A completed B.Com (Accounting)
  • 3-5 years working experience with business development experience is a plus
  • Good team player
  • Wanting to not just be a number cruncher, but wanting to make a difference
  • Be passionate
  • Friendly
  • Clear pronunciation and well spoken
  • Good communication skills
  • Very organised
  • Accurate
  • Experience in interacting with customers
  • Excellent PC literacy
  • Confident personality
  • Must have an existing home office with a strong internet connection
  • Must have own vehicle

 Characteristics we are looking for:

  • Enthusiasm – WANTS to work
  • Accuracy
  • Trustworthy – able to handle confidential transactions
  • Organised 
  • Reliable 
  • Accurate 
  • Honest 
  • Service-oriented
  • Positive  
  • Confident
  • Passionate
  • High service standards