Billing Accountant

Reports to:     Chief Operating Officer  

Direct reports:     None

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract ending December 2021

The successful candidate will be passionate about all things education, enjoy working with people – students, lecturers and staff, and take pride in what they do for a registered Private Higher Education Institution

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Duties and responsibilities


MUST have:

Degree in Accounting, or at least working towards a professional qualification (e.g. CA/ACCA/CIMA)
4+ years’ experience in full accounting role, or in dedicated Accounts Receivable role Experience of Google Suite, particularly Gmail, Sheets and Drive
Familiar with Zoom and scheduling capabilities
Excellent communication and writing skills
Passion for lifelong learning
Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel (Advanced knowledge of Excel)
Experience with accounting software Xero and ERP systems
Prior use of SARS efiling and proficiency with VAT (broader tax experience advantageous)
Bi-lingual (English essential)
Fully up to date with all relevant IFRS, GAAP and tax and accounting standards


Qualities required:

Keen attention to detail, fastidious record keeping and adherence to deadlines are critical. 

Excellent communicator, who is not shy of conflict and comfortable dealing with difficult or distressed clients and students

Data entry skills and a knack for numbers.

Must be able to manage their own time and perform well in a relatively unstructured, unsupervised role. 

Grit and resilience in this role are essential – working in a finance team in a dynamic, growing business can be tough going at times, and requires effort and commitment. 

Ability to work under pressure

Ability and curiosity to learn and explore new technologies 

Discipline to operate remotely while working collaboratively with your team online

Passionate about education 


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