St Stithians College recruitment for Junior Accountant in South Africa Feb 2019


St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School in the Waterberg Mountains, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our Campus. As a College we are intent on Inspiring Excellence and Making a World of Difference.

Job Title: Junior Accountant
Reference #: FIN201901
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Job Functions: Accounting
Industries: Academic,Accounting,Accounting & Auditing,Education


We are excited to welcome applications for a role within our Finance Department which requires passion, commitment, innovative thinking and leading-edge ability.

Your talent and positive mental attitude mean you are able to deliver on the following responsibilities:

  • Minimum of B.Com or equivalent qualification
  • At least three years of relevant finance experience
  • Knowledge of ACCPAC and IDU will be beneficial
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and excellent computer proficiency
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
  • Clear use of initiative and problem-solving skills
  • Sound work ethic

Any staff member working within a school is required to have a sexual offender’s clearance certificate before employment can commence

Committing to work within the values, Christian ethos and mission of the College, as well as participating in the broader life of St Stithians College


  • Preparation and/or review of monthly journals
  • Review of payment batches
  • Accurate data capturing and preparation of reconciliations
  • Review of monthly reconciliations
  • Assist with fixed asset register maintenance and control
  • Assist with managing month end
  • Assist with annual budgeting process
  • Prepare reports for annual audit
  • Perform general accounting duties as requested
  • Management of two staff members
  • Provide feedback and regular reports to stakeholders
  • Interaction with a wide range of stakeholders

Job Closing Date: 14/02/2019