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Senior Accountant

Western CapeSouth Africa
16 days0 Applicants
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  • Perform the following annual engagements:
  • Annual write-up of accounting records utilising the firms preferred software tool, i.e. Xero, SAGE Online, Pastel Partner
  • Compilation Engagements in terms of ISRS 4410
  • Independent Review Engagements in terms of ISRE 2400
  • Accounting Officer Engagements in terms of Close Corporations Act
  • Ensuring that proper planning is performed before execution
  • Ensuring BDO SOP’s are followed at all times
  • Proposing journals to client (via Senior / Manager)
  • Communicating with clients and making engagement arrangements, discuss engagement results
  • Drafting AFS per IFRS and IFRS for SMEs
  • Performing tax computations for companies, close corporations and trusts (including SBC’s, special allowances (s12C, s12E, etc) 
  • Monthly accounting - processing accounting transactions and reconciliations to Balance Sheet, preparation of management accounts and calculation and reconciling of VAT and PAYE
  • Managing own WIP and budgets on engagements
  • Updating Manager and Partner on progress of engagements
  • Mentoring junior staff both on the job and generally
  • Assist other staff members where needed
  • Outsourced projects when needed
  • Other duties as may be required in line with the position.


  • B.Com Financial Accounting  
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Good communication skills, internal and external, both written and verbal
  • Working knowledge of most commonly used accounting packages (for reporting purposes and ad-hoc processing)
  • Detailed knowledge of Caseware Working papers
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