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JM Placement Solutions

Trainee Accountant

Are you a graduate accountant wanting to complete SAICA

Cape Town
Junior Job
Full Time

JM Placement Solutions offer a personal recruitment service across all industries.

Role & Responsibilities:

Job Description
An established Firm of Chartered Accountants offering Client Centred Value Added Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Statutory, Retail, B-BEE, Business Rescue and related Financial Services is looking for a SAICA Trainee Accountant to complete articles to join their team in Kenilworth, Cape Town.
This position is open to all candidates to apply.
The successful Trainee Accountant candidate must have the following:
BComm, BRek, BCompt or BTech degree in Accounting
Fluency in Afrikaans and English advantageous
Company and individual tax knowledge an advantage
Previous experience in a similar environment an advantage
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Own transport (including valid SA driver’s license)


Responsibilities of the position for Trainee Accountant include:
To prepare and audit Annual Financial Statements per IFRS & IFRS for SME’S
Dealing with clients and correspondence
Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
Software requirements for the position of Trainee Accountant include:
Pastel knowledge an advantage
Caseware knowledge an advantage
Computer literate including Outlook, Word and Excel


Cape Town


Normal working hours 8 - 5pm

Personal Development:

Opportunity to complete SAICA articles


An annual market related cost to company package of R96, 000 to R120, 000 is offered dependent on qualifications and experience.

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Minimum Education: NQF 7 (Bachelor / B.Tech Degree)
  • Education Categories: Finance, Finance, Finance
  • SA Work Eligibility Required: Yes
  • Location: Only candidates currently living in Cape Town