Bookkeeper Team Leader

Position Purpose

The Bookkeeper Team Leader at Indevaldi is a vital role within our bookkeeping  team, responsible for overseeing the efficient and accurate delivery of various bookkeeping services to our clients. This position plays a crucial part in managing and supporting the bookkeeping teams, ensuring the timely completion of work to meet client expectations and maintain high standards. The Bookkeeper Team Leader also plays a pivotal role in training and developing team members, fostering their professional growth and enhancing their expertise in the field of bookkeeping.

Position Summary

As the Bookkeeper Team Leader at Indevaldi, you hold a critical role in the management of our bookkeeper teams. Your primary responsibility is to oversee and ensure the efficient and timely delivery of work while upholding a high standard of quality. Additionally, you will play a key role in the development of team members and the implementation of quality assurance measures, processes, and systems. Creating a healthy, happy, and productive work environment for the teams is also a crucial aspect of your role.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

A description of the duties and responsibilities assigned to the position; also referred to as the essential functions:

  • Provides effective management, leadership, and mentorship to the bookkeeping teams, fostering collaboration, professional growth, and a positive work culture.
  • Oversees work delivery, ensuring timeliness and accuracy, implements quality assurance measures to maintain high standards, and continuously improves workflows and systems for optimal efficiency
  • Identifies training needs, provides guidance and resources for skill enhancement, conducts evaluations and goal-setting, and fosters a culture of continuous learning and professional development within the team.
  • Cultivates a healthy work environment, prioritizing employee well-being and engagement through recognition, conflict resolution, and a harmonious atmosphere.
  • Staying abreast of new regulations, laws, standards and notes with regards to accounting and tax related matters
  • Plans for operational capacity and business continuity.
  • Other tasks as required from time to time
  • Detailed tasks for the duties and responsibilities will be made available during the recruitment process

Position Supervisory Responsibilities

Type and scope of supervisory responsibility that is expected from this position:

  • Provide overall direction to team and leadership
  • Trains, provides work direction, and problem-solving assistance for the bookkeeping team.
  • Overseeing the daily operations of the bookkeeping team.
  • Supervision and management of the bookkeeping teams, including hiring, scheduling and assigning work, reviewing performance, and recommends salary increases, promotions, transfers, demotions, or terminations.

­General information 

Position level:

  • Management


  • Permanent – Full Time

Membership and Accreditations:

  • SAIPA or SAICA is beneficial


  • Matric with mid to high grades in mathematics and accounting.
  • BAcc or equivalent degree or studying towards such a degree


  • At least one to two years recent overseeing and managing staff in an bookkeeping practice environment.
  • At least three-year recent bookkeeping experience in an accounting practice environment


  • Office product suite.
  • Accounting Software – Xero.
  • Financial Statement Software – Draftworx
  • Document Management Software – Dext, other platforms.
  • Practice Management Software.
  • SARS systems.
  • Payroll software – SimplePay.

Skills and Attributes:

These skills and/or abilities is required to be successful in this position:

  • Skilled in mathematics
  • Ability to perform basic calculations mentally to quickly check the accuracy of data.
  • Analytical skills
  • Produce work with a high level of accuracy
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to always maintain discretion and privacy when dealing with sensitive and personal
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to perform in a complex and fast-changing environment
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Professionalism in appearance, communication and behaviour
  • Ability to communicate professionally
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Ability to plan and organise own program
  • Ability to supervise
  • Ability to manage
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Proficient in Afrikaans and English (Read, Write and Speak)
  • High problem-solving skills
  • Data processing and manipulation skills
  • Technology savvy
  • Willing to take initiative to deliver results and grow as an individual
  • Ability to work with and understand entrepreneurs
  • Ability to function in teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Working Conditions

The following working conditions applies:

  • This position is hybrid (office based and remote).
  • Remote working is subject to team requirements.
  • Travel might sometimes be required.
  • It is expected from the employee to embrace continuous professional development in own time.


Market related remuneration.

Indevaldi is part of a versatile group scheme that offers comprehensive coverage for life insurance, funeral expenses, severe illness, disability, and more. In addition, Indevaldi provides various internal benefits to further enhance the well-being of its members.

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