ASL, an established and leading medium sized Auditing and Accounting firm in Somerset West, is seeking the services of an experienced and self-motivated individual for this challenging position.

In line with our group strategy and organisational structure requirements, we aim to fill the position of Bookkeeper with a suitably qualified and experienced candidate.

The ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum requirement Grade 12, any further tertiary qualifications and professional registration with a professional body advantageous.
  • Proficiency and experience in digital accounting platforms, including Xero and Dext.
  • The ability to utilise digital platforms to achieve business outcomes.
  • Competent with all aspects of bookkeeping and management accounts.
  • Experience and good knowledge of IFRS for SMEs, VAT and Income Tax.
  • Technical proficiency in the full Microsoft Office suite.
  • A minimum of two to three years’ experience in an accounting firm would be advantageous.
Furthermore, the ideal candidate is an excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing, and can confidently deliver client service of outstanding quality. Good leadership qualities and strong interpersonal, analytical and project management skills are also required. The ability to work independently and proactively is a prerequisite.

The key responsibilities include:
  • Advising clients on cloud computing options.
  • Providing support to users of cloud-based accounting software.
  • Setting up company templates for new client take-ons on cloud-based software.
  • Performing regular bookkeeping duties for cloud-based clients.
  • Keeping clients regularly updated on their company position in terms of bank balance, outstanding debtors, creditors etc.
  • Support the team in providing outsourced financial services.
  • Working practical knowledge relating to VAT and Income tax legislation.
  • Preparation of VAT returns.
  • Preparation of management accounts.
The ideal candidate will be given the opportunity to develop their skills in a professional firm that strives to develop an environment where our people thrive and deliver service excellence.

Send a concise CV (maximum three pages) to Amorei Engelbrecht at

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