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  • Posted: May 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • BDO helps a diverse range of clients with different needs. This is especially true of our Advisory Practice, which provides transaction, risk, wealth advisory, company secretarial, and HR services to clients navigating a range of challenges, changes, and opportunities. Our professionals are from a variety of multidisciplinary backgrounds, allowing us to del...
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    Intermediate Accountant

    The Durban office of BDO Advisory Services has a vacancy for an Intermediate Bookkeeper who will help in maintaining/managing portfolios of monthly and annual accounting clients.


    • 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
    • Accounting Officer Engagements in terms of Close Corporations Act
    • Ensuring that proper planning is performed before execution
    • Ensuring BDO Standard Operating Procedures are always followed
    • 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.


    • Studying towards or completed a related commerce qualification
    • 3-5 years’ experience in an accounting/similar organisation
    • Detailed knowledge of Caseware Working papers
    • 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)

    The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    Job Closing Date    

    • 25/05/2021

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to BDO South Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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