RAW Projects
July 8, 2024
Accounting Assistant

We have an exciting vacancy, apply today!

Job Title: Accounting Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate and manage invoices accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant billing procedures and resolve discrepancies.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with customers regarding billing inquiries and payment processing.
  • Address customer queries and provide necessary information.
  • Undertake general administrative tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the accounting department.
  • Maintain organised and systematic filing systems for financial records.
  • Collaborate with the accounting team to facilitate month-end and year-end closing procedures.
  • Assist in preparing financial reports and statements.
  • Participate in regular stock take activities to maintain accurate inventory records.
  • Monitor work in progress and reconcile it with financial records.
  • Contribute to project management by tracking financial aspects and ensuring adherence to budgets.
  • Assist in preparing financial reports for project evaluation.
  • Engage in cost accounting processes to analyse, track, and report on costs associated with business operations.
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to gather cost-related information.


  • Have a minimum of 1-2 years of practical experience in an accounting assistant role.
  • Matric / Grade 12
  • Post-secondary education in accounting, finance, or a related field would be advantageous.
  • Valid driver’s License
  • Previous experience with Pastel accounting software is desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of fundamental accounting principles and procedures.
  • Apply knowledge to accurately record financial transactions and maintain financial integrity.
  • Ability to navigate Pastel efficiently for tasks such as ledger management and financial reporting.
  • Ability to use these tools for various accounting and administrative tasks.
  • Showcase familiarity with day-to-day accounting responsibilities.
  • Exhibit strong communication skills in conveying financial information and interacting with colleagues and clients.
  • Showcase exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail in handling administrative tasks.
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities efficiently.

Job Type: Full-time

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • George, Western Cape: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • English (Required)
  • Afrikaans (Required)

Email applications only: vacancies@rawgrp.co.za