Bookkeeper Jobs at Unitrans in Cape Town, Western Cape

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Unitrans company opens jobs for Bookkeeper positions in the Western Cape region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Accounting/Auditing and Finance skills with Entry level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 4 800 - R 16 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Transportation, Logistics, & Supply Chain and Storage, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Region:Cape Town - Western Cape, Western Cape
Job Function:Accounting/Auditing and Finance
Seniority Level:Entry level
Salary:ZAR 4.800 - ZAR 16.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Logistics, Supply Chain and Storage, Transportation

Job Description

Closing Date 2023/06/29

Reference Number UNI230621-1

Job Title Bookkeeper

Business Unit / Division Agriculture

Contract SA Agric Admin

Job Type Classification Permanent

Location – Town / City Cape Town

Location – Province Western Cape

Location – Country South Africa

Job Advert Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Bookkeeper to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in financial management, accounting processes, and data analysis. The Bookkeeper will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, processing transactions, reconciling accounts, and providing support for various financial activities. The successful candidate should possess excellent organizational skills, proficiency in accounting software, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Process and record financial transactions, including

accounts payable and accounts receivable.

  • Perform bank reconciliations and ensure the

accuracy of financial data.

  • Maintain general ledger and assist in month-end

closing procedures.

  • Prepare financial statements, reports,

and supporting schedules.

  • Monitor and manage fixed assets, including capital

budgeting and control.

  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Conduct data analysis utilizing Excel and

business intelligence tools.

  • Assist with internal and external audits in compliance

with regulatory requirements.

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure accurate

and timely financial information.

  • Provide support in maintaining and improving

financial systems and processes.

  • Prepare and process payroll, including tax

computations and submissions.

  • Assist in inventory control and management.
  • Prepare year-end audit files and liaise with auditors.
  • Provide training and support to end users on

accounting processes and systems.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Proven work experience as a Bookkeeper or

similar role.

  • Experience in working with foreign currencies
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles

and financial processes.

  • Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., Sage X3 )

and MS Office, particularly Advanced Excel skills.

  • Experience in business intelligence tools

(e.g., QlikView, Qlik Sense) is a plus.

  • Solid understanding of data analysis and

report customization.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information

with integrity.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and auditing procedures.
  • Relevant certification (e.g., a Diploma or Degree in Accounting

/ CIMA or Bookkeeping) is preferred.

  • A can-do attitude: you have a strong work ethic,

a positive attitude, and you get things done

  • Able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines

in a fast-paced environment

  • A collaborative attitude – you can work independently but

you can also collaborate to work through challenges

and get things done

  • Customer-focused – internally and externally
  • You like creative environments (people, products, and services)
  • Great at making sure people and projects stay on

task (you bring balance to this highly creative team)

  • Experience with bookkeeping/basic accounting

(Sage X3 And Advanced Excel Skills Are Required)

  • Analytical, problem-solving nature. You are organized

and enjoy working with numbers.


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information


Unitrans is a leading logistics and transport services provider. Founded in 1969, the company has developed into one of the most successful and respected transport companies in the industry. With offices and warehouses located in North America, Europe, and the Middle East, Unitrans moves over 900 million tons of material every year. The company’s operations include one of the largest integrated network of inland rail terminals, as well as over 100 associated warehouses and intermodal terminals. Over the years, Unitrans has earned several awards and accolades for its strong capabilities in the logistics industry and its commitment to environmental sustainability.

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