The PwC Deal Our people make an impact through their dedication to client service, creativity, and high performance. Whatever your passion, the opportunities available to you at PwC will help you realise your career aspirations. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to a variety of flexible working styles. We're committed to collaboration and strong relationships that help our clients and our people realise their ambitions. Well known for our technical excellence, we're also a firm brimming with energetic and inspirational people who want to build a diverse career in a progressive, global organisation. What's in it for you? The opportunity to join a diverse and progressive team, with the chance to learn from inspirational people committed to ensuring each and every interaction is an opportunity to learn, challenge and innovate. About the role We are seeking a junior bookkeeper and in this role you will be assigned a dynamic portfolio of clients where you will be required to provide a variety of services ranging from tax and financial statement preparation to monthly services such as VAT and compilation of management accounts. Essential skills and experience Minimum 3 years bookkeeping experience in a professional environment. Must have worked with a portfolio of clients, having been responsible for client correspondence (speaking directly to clients to obtain information etc) as well as correspondence with third parties (eg. Banks). Able to gather all financial information required to prepare annual financial statements; drafting of year end journals; preparation of annual financial statements; compilation of tax computation and calculation of tax liability; and compilation of accounting working papers. The above are required for individuals, partnerships, close corporations, small companies and trusts. Preparation of monthly management accounts on Pastel, including ability to reconcile bank and VAT control account to VAT return where necessary. Proficient at using Excel, Microsoft Word, email and Pastel. Required qualifications Completed or studying towards an accounting diploma/degree with bookkeeping skills Desirable skills or attributes Completion of VAT returns would be an advantage. Experience on Caseware would be an advantage. Experience with farmers and farming tax would be an advantage. An organised individual who is able to take responsibility for their portfolio with minimum supervision and multi task where necessary. Excellent communication and time management skills Responsibilities Candidate would be responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts (to prepare VAT returns), final trial balances, financial statements and tax computations for a portfolio of clients, in order to meet client, SARS and any other deadlines. Candidate would be required to manage their time through an electronic timekeeping system (timesheets), and be responsible for monitoring the costs on the client jobs assigned to him/her. On completion of each job, the candidate will be required to prepare cost analyses, bills. Candidate will be assessed on performance on a job-by-job as well as on an annual basis, and be required to perform at the level required by PwC. Normal PwC working hours will apply. The skills we look for in future employees We're very proud of our unique culture, and expect our people to demonstrate skills and behaviours that will support us in implementing our business strategy. This is important to the work we do, both for our business and our clients. These skills and behaviours are a strong component of our global leadership framework: The PwC Professional. Diversity We work in a changing world that offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Our strength lies in creating value through diversity. Whether you're an accomplished professional or a promising new talent, you'll have opportunities to continuously learn, grow and advance in your career within our network. Our diverse client mix gives you an opportunity to make a difference by working with clients across South Africa and clients with a global reach. We know that the skills and experiences you gain with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We'll help you to reach your full potential. Take the opportunity of a lifetime.