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Junior Accountant wanted urgently: Salary from R12 000 per month

Junior Accountant wanted urgently: Salary from R12 000 per month

Job type: Full-time

Job description

Are you ready for the opportunity of a lifetime? Osidon in association with Discovery is merging, accounting, tax, payroll, insurance, advisory and banking into a new next-generation all-inclusive financial industry, we call this Finance 2.0

Osidon has been at the forefront of innovation and disruption in the accounting, payroll, tax and industries for the past 5 years and with the support of Discovery we committed to build Finance 2.0 where the client and our staff are the biggest winners. Using the latest cloud and AI technology, we are completely reshaping how financial services are being delivered. For this venture we require the services of a new breed of Financial Professional that will be the face of this next-generation industry.

We are looking for a permanent, full time Junior Accountant in our Accounting Operations Department.

This opportunity is for you if:

  • You believe you have what it takes to help build the future of the financial industry and play your part in Finance 2.0,
  • You want to be part of shaping an industry that benefits clients as well as the people delivering the services in the way that it should,
  • You want to be at the forefront of our new ever changing modern world,

Lastly of course if you meet the below minimum requirements:

Qualifications and General:

National Senior Certificate;
A three (3) year Diploma or Degree in Bookkeeping, Accounting and/or tax;
Own reliable transport;
A clear criminal record;
Active membership in good standing with one of the accounting or tax processional bodies will be an advantage.
Be available to work both remotely with a reliable internet connection and from the Osidon office as required.


At least two (2) years of experience in a practice in accounting and tax.
Having Payroll experience will be an advantage.
Experience in personal income tax will be an advantage.


You must have excellent numerical skills;
The ability to communicate effectively in English in verbal and written format;
You must be able to understand and use online accounting and payroll software effectively;
You must be able to complete the accounting process according to accounting standards up to final financial statements;
Professionalism toward clients, colleagues, and the profession;
You must also have good knowledge and understanding of South African Business, Tax and Employment Law;
Be able to use accounting and other information to complete corporate and individual tax returns;
Have a keen eye for detail;
Be a self-driven individual;
Must be able to work in a team;
You must be able to work under pressure;
Should be able to implement instructions effectively;
You must be comfortable adapting to change;
Excellent administration skills;
You must be able to meet deadlines;
Be focused on quality and accuracy;
You will be required to maintain a high level of confidentiality and ethical behaviour;
Be eager to always develop your professional and personal skills to continuously grow into the best you can be.
Computer literate;
Build excellent client relationships/service orientation; Entrepreneurial/Business orientation;
Ability to work in an organised manner; Self-confidence;
Drive/performance orientation;
Ability to work well under pressure;
Interpersonal skills;
Communication/presentation skills.

Successful candidates will have the following responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for the accounting and tax of our SMME clients from a range of different, exciting, and interesting industries and your duties will amongst other things include reconciling the client’s bank account transactions and drafting monthly and annual reports and statements;
  • You will establish professional long-term relationships with clients with excellent service orientation and frequent contact with clients.

Administer the full payroll function for clients by creating and processing pay runs;

You will file clients’ tax returns relating to income tax, VAT and employee taxes and other compulsory returns;
Ensure that clients are compliant with the Department of Labour, SARS and the CIPC;
Provide feedback and reports to a Financial Consultant Manager;
You will form part of a team who uses the latest technology and innovation to ensure professional service delivery;
You will work under the supervision of a senior accountant and management team who will provide you with the support and guidance you need to excel and advance in your career;
You will make a real difference by delivering ground-breaking service to individuals and businesses ensuring they have peace of mind when it comes to compliance and provision for planned or unforeseen events which may affect them.


Medical Aid, Pension Fund and more.

If you know that you are the perfect candidate for this position, please apply for this opportunity by submitting your CV and supporting documents in PDF format. Please ensure that you have read all the requirements carefully.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From R12,000.00 per month

Ability to commute/relocate:

Pretoria, Gauteng: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

Do you have a 3 year diploma or degree in Accounting or Tax?
Are you allowed to legally work in South Africa?


Accounting or Tax: 2 years (Required)

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