Junior Bookkeeper

Position Purpose

Indevaldi provide bookkeeping services to its clients. Indevaldi endeavour to provide high quality data readily available for various uses including reporting, decision making and finance applications. The bookkeeping team is integral to providing this service to our clients.

Position Summary

You are responsible for recording and maintaining day to day business financial transactions of our clients into general ledgers up to trail balance.

The ledgers and trail balance are used to produce management reports which include balance sheet, income statement, age receivable, age payable and stock reports.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Record day-to-day financial transactions and complete the posting process in accounting software.
  • Bring the books to the trail balance stage and ensure the trail balance accuracy.
  • Assist in the VAT reconciliation and submission process.
  • Filing of electronic or hardcopy documents.
  • Assist in the creation of audit packs/ financial statement packs.
  • Various other ad hoc duties as required.

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:

  • Trains, provides work direction, and problem-solving assistance for Bookkeeper Intern(s).

    ­General information 

    Position level:

    • Level 1 (Entry level).


    • Permanent- Full time or Permanent- Part time 

    Membership and Accreditations:

    • None.


    • Matric with mid to high grades in mathematics and accounting.
    • Completed Certificate or Completed Diploma or Diploma with outstanding practical experience in accounting or bookkeeping.


    • At least one year bookkeeping experience in an accounting practice environment.


    • Office product suite.
    • Accounting Software – Xero.
    • 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.
    • Produce work with a high level of accuracy.
    • High attention to detail.
    • Ability to always maintain discretion and privacy when dealing with sensitive information.
    • 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 supervise.
    • Ability to plan and organise own program.
    • 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.

      Working Conditions

      The following working conditions applies:

      • This position is office based or remote or hybrid.
      • Travel might sometimes be required.
      • Learning is an essential part of this position. 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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