Where Ambition
Meets Reality.

Did you know? 22% of our staff have worked with PKF Octagon for 10 years or more. How do we achieve this? Well, we empower our people to think for themselves, to be creative, to lead and inspire.

We are always on the lookout for like-minded sharp minds to join us.

Browse our current vacancies below:
SAICA training accountant 2019
We are currently seeking postgraduates that are interested in enrolling for our SAICA Training Programme in 2019.

Minimum requirements:
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Accounting Sciences (CTA level 2) or currently enrolled for CTA Level 2
  • Consistently good academic record
  • Good communication skills
  • Own vehicle and a drivers’ licence
  • Must be a South African Citizen
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Bookkeeper and personal assistant
We are looking for a bookkeeper or an accountant with a strong focus on client service delivery.

ABOUT THE JOB
PA to Audit Partner and Associate:
  • Manage diary for Partner and Associate
  • Screening calls
  • Typing of correspondence and letters
  • General filing
Bookkeeper to Group of clients:
  • Writing up books to trial balance
  • Drafting financials
  • Debtors and Creditors
  • VAT and PAYE preparation and submission
  • Create bi-annual IRP5 certificates and EMP501s

REQUIREMENTS

  • Matric
  • Bookkeeping or Accounting Diploma
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping
  • Should have experience as a Personal Assistant
Knowledge of software in:
  • Pastel
  • Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Caseware Working Papers (advantageous)
The candidate is required to have the following competencies:
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong customer focus and service delivery
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Able to demonstrate initiative
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Personal assistant
We are looking for an experienced bookkeeper with the ability to multi-task, to fulfil the bookkeeping function to a group of clients and in addition, be a personal assistant to two Associates of the firm.

ABOUT THE JOB
PA to Associates:
  • Manage diary for Associates
  • Typing of correspondence and letters
  • General filing
Ensuring the maintenance and upkeep of the office building by reporting to and liaising with the property management agents.

Bookkeeper to Group of clients:
  • Writing up books
  • Debtors and Creditors
  • VAT and PAYE preparation and submission
  • Capturing salaries
  • Create bi-annual IRP5 certificates and EMP501s
REQUIREMENTS
  • Matric
  • Bookkeeping or Accounting Diploma
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in bookkeeping
  • Must have experience as a Personal Assistant

Knowledge of software in:

  • Pastel
  • Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and Outlook
The candidate is required to have the following competencies:
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong customer focus and service delivery
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Able to demonstrate initiative
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Tax specialist

ABOUT THE JOB
This position requires the candidate to provide the following expertise to clients of PKF Octagon:
  • Tax advice and consultation
  • Tax Compliance
  • Rulings
  • Tax dispute resolutions
  • Formal written tax opinions
  • Solve complex tax related problems

Other essential duties include acting as Head of the Tax Department.

 

REQUIREMENTS

The best candidate for the position would be a Chartered Accountant (SA) with either:

  • Honours in Taxation; or
  • HDip in Taxation; or
  • MCom in Taxation.
Or a candidate with a BCom Law Degree with Honours in Taxation or HDip in Taxation and/or a MCom in Taxation. The candidate must also have more than five years of experience in taxation and a demonstrated history of working across various industries.

The candidate is required to have the following competencies:
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Logical and analytical thinker
  • Persuasive, assertive and solution driven
  • Strong customer focus and service delivery
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