Bookkeeper position for Retired Person

This position reports to - Chief Executive Officer

St Augustine College of South Africa is looking for a person to perform the full accounting function of the College on a half day basis for five days a week.

Minimum qualifications, experience and competencies

  • Minimum three years' completed articles or related experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting and management accounting.
  • Attention to detail, analytical thinking, time management, communication skills (oral and written), computer literacy.
  • B.Com accounting will be an advantage

Key performance areas and main activities


  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Review of creditors reconciliations to ensure they have been prepared correctly.
  • Analyse, maintain and reconcile general ledger.
  • Handle and report general ledger queries.
  • Preparation of all manual general ledger journal entries for review by the external Auditor.
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register complying with legislation.

Transaction processing

  • Review supplier payments to ensure only valid payments are made.
  • Release of supplier payments via online banking.
  • Process monthly expense accruals and reversals.


  • Prepare and analyse monthly management reporting packs including variance analysis versus budgets.


  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts for presentation to the CEO, and board of directors.
  • Preparation of quarterly financial reports for presentation to the board of directors.
  • Responsible for monthly payroll function – monthly authorisation; liaising with HR,
  • Prepare and submit all SARS returns i.t.o. payroll
  • Prepare and submit Pension Fund Return

Applicants are required to submit a detailed curriculum vitae, highlighting their experience in each of the minimum requirements listed above to