Prominent high school based on the Southern Suburbs requires the services of an experienced bookkeeper/bursar.


Minimum Requirements

  • Matric or equivalent
  • Bookkeeping qualification advantages
  • MS Office proficiency
  • 3- 5 years bookkeeping experience in a similar role within a school context (i.e. Bursar or bookkeeper)
  • Clear credit and criminal record
  • Able to work flexible hours (including Saturdays when required)
  • High on confidentiality
  • Strict adherence to deadlines as set by the treasurer and school management
  • Strong administrative, organisational and time management skills
  • Meticulous, accurate with a high attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Own transport with valid driver’s license a requirement



The successful candidate must have proven experience in preparing and completing :

  • Management reporting packs for presentation to Finance Committee
  • Creditors recons including petty cash
  • Monthly Income statement & Balance Sheet
  • Monthly, Quarterly & Annual reports
  • General administration tasks
  • Preparation for annual audit and liaison with auditors
  • Loading EFT payments
  • Quarterly returns for WCED
  • Maintain asset register
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assist in developing and monitoring the yearly Budget
  • Cash Flow statement
  • Cash control, Banking
  • All other duties relevant to this position as requested
  • Working hours 07h00 to 16h00. This is a School Governing Body position


If you have not heard from us by 16th November 2018, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. NO CALLS.


Additional Info

Location: Western Cape

Workplace: High school (ex Model C)

Deadline for application: Friday, 2nd November 2018

Commencement date: Monday, 3rd December 2018

Contact instructions: Only suitably qualified candidates should apply no later than above deadline. Send a full copy of your CV, together with no less than 2 referees who must be recent past employers from your financial experience. Use “Ref – Bur01/2018” in the subject line of the email.

Contact details:

Address: 1 Smuts Road, Rondebosch East, 7780