Common Good: Bookkeeper

Common Good
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 10 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Common Good is a faith-based, nonprofit organisation working in a range of communities. We're passionate about addressing issues of social justice that challenge our city. We seek to make a positive and lasting impact in the areas of early life, education, and employment so that individuals and communities across Cape Town can build brighter futures for themselves.

Common Good seeks to appoint a Bookkeeper to be based in Cape Town.

This particular role will be ensuring accurate financial information within a deadline driven environment.


  • Cashbook and Creditors processing on a daily basis
  • Responsibility for maintaining and recording Petty Cash
  • Bookkeeping to balance sheet and income statement
  • Processing on Sage Evolution
  • Monthly and annual reconciliations
  • Weekly and monthly income reports
  • Responsibility for Fixed Asset registers and the insurance of assets
  • Maintenance of general ledger accounts including creditors
  • Preparation of month end and audit files for Financial Manager


  • Matric
  • Have a sound knowledge of Sage Evolution and Excel
  • Have a completed diploma in Accounting or Bookkeeping;
  • At least three years’ bookkeeping experience
  • Advanced computer skills especially on Microsoft Office
  • Strong administrative and financial bookkeeping skills
  • High capacity to manage multiple financial projects from start to finish
  • Be approachable and trustworthy
  • Have the ability to work independently
  • Interpersonal skills and display the ability to develop positive working relationships with individuals and teams
  • Have a mature and responsible attitude towards work with the ability to take ownership of projects
  • Have advanced attention to detail

To apply, send a motivational cover letter, CV and two recent work references to Coleen Adams

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Full job description available on request.

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