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Now hiring: Assistant Accountant

Are you energetic, ambitious and looking to develop your career? Our Cape Town SME Accounting department is looking to add an Assistant Accountant to their team. We offer a dynamic and challenging environment where we achieve our business objectives and have fun doing it.
 

You’re perfect for this position if you:

  • Have a degree or are studying towards a degree in finance or business
  • Have administrative or financial experience
  • Are analytical and numerical with excellent attention to detail
  • Are deadline driven and work well in a high-pressure environment
  • Have excellent phone and written communications skills
  • Are computer literate, particularly in MS Excel

Extra points if you:

  • Are studying towards a professional qualification (CIMA, ACCA)
  • Have client accounting experience

Your role and responsibilities:

Among other tasks, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with clients via email and telephone regarding provision of source data
  • Prepares source data by compiling and sorting information
  • Processing weekly, monthly and quarterly source data quickly and accurately, reviewing data for deficiencies, resolving discrepancies
  • New client setup, including company incorporation, drafting of client engagement letters and system activation
  • Ad hoc recons and analysis
  • Issuing of debtor statements

Would you like to apply?

Send us an email with your CV and one-page covering letter. Please note: If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, you may consider your application unsuccessful.

About 1st Contact

1st Contact is part of Sable International, a group of companies offering innovative professional services to international citizens We create tailor-made solutions to meet the accounting, wealth, financial, currency and nationality needs of our clients. We pride ourselves on providing solutions that suit our clients’ unique individual circumstances; our employees are key in achieving this goal.

The staff in our Cape Town, London and Melbourne offices are passionate about their areas of expertise and take pride in helping our clients achieve their goals. As a result, we have an energised and fun company culture, something that sets us apart from other professional services firms.

 

 

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Our sister company, Sable International, also has some vacancies that you might be interested in. To see what's on offer, visit their jobs page.


Why work for us?

The cornerstone of our success has come from hiring ambitious graduates from the world’s top tertiary institutions, like yourself. And today, many of these graduates hold senior positions in our company. 

We’re a profitable and dynamic company, constantly looking for exceptional graduates to join us. Our employees are the foundation of our success and we know how to strike the balance between working hard and playing hard.

Staff development and growth are key aspects of our company values: Care, solve, grow and enjoy.  

These values guide the way we work and govern our everyday interactions with clients, staff and shareholders. With these values, we’ve created a company culture that blends international experience and local talent.

Whether you’re looking for an entry-level accounting, finance or admin-related role, or a more senior position, check our recruitment portal for opportunities in our London, Cape Town and Melbourne offices.

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