2017 Smit & Van Wyk, Inc.


Legal Accountant

Smit & Van Wyk is a specialist intellectual property law firm with a South African and Foreign client base. We would like to appoint a dynamic, self-motivated accountant to handle all bookkeeping tasks and to take responsibility for support of the financial management of the firm.


Full financial accounting function including:
Books up to trial balance, Invoicing, Pro-active Debtor/Creditor management and control (including foreign Debtors and Creditors), Cashbook, Petty cash.

Preparing monthly management statements.

Liaising with the bank, SARS and SAGE as required.

Manage foreign payments/receipt with the bank (USD, EUR and GBP CFC accounts).

Maintenance of the SAGE database.

Interface with Auditors for audit and tax purposes.

Interface with external accountants responsible for payroll and SITE.

Candidate Requirements:

An Accounting or Bookkeeping qualification.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in attorney’s bookkeeping (Trust and Business accounts)

SAGE, Excel and Word proficient.

Experience in doing books up to balance sheet / Trial Balance.

Experience in statutory reconciliation.

Able to work as part of a team.

Able to meet deadlines.

Extreme attention to detail and accuracy.

Experience with SAGE payroll will be an advantage.

Salary: Market related based on candidate and experience.


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