Bookkeeper Vacancy in Cape Town, Rondebosch Dec 2017

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Community Media Trust – Bookkeeper Vacancy in Cape Town, Rondebosch Dec 2017



Remuneration: R21600 per month Basic salary
Benefits: Discovery Life Cover
Location: Cape Town, Rondebosch
Job level: Junior
Type: Permanent
Reference: #BKJAN2018
Company: Community Media Trust


Job description

Community Media Trust (CMT) is a South African NGO focusing on communication in the fields of basic human rights. CMT aims to empower individuals and communities, encouraging them to take part in managing and improving their own lives, promoting healthy and health seeking behaviour and basic human rights. It does this through media and outreach programmes that provide scientific information in a format that is easy to understand.

CMT is seeking a vibrant, diligent and meticulous Bookkeeper to provide support for the daily, weekly, and monthly accounting function and to work closely with the Finance Officer and Finance Manager. In our environment this calls for someone who shows great initiative and analytical ability. The successful candidate must possess the ability to analyse and interpret financial information for business efficiency purposes and be motivated to make that deadline with accurate figures – on time, every time.

Please visit our website to find out more about CMT –

Job description:
(may include but are not limited to)

  • Filing of all finance documents
  • Responsible for obtaining, petty cash logs and slips on a monthly basis
  • Attention to detail on incoming original invoices and slips
  • Accurate coding and posting onto Pastel on a weekly basis according to finance deadlines
  • Assist with annual audit file
  • Performing reconciliations
  • Processing of invoices for payment
  • Processing of supplier invoices on Pastel
  • Comply with ad-hoc requests from management


  • Experience of bookkeeping in an NGO

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Ability to work unattended and under pressure
  • Teamwork
  • Accuracy – attention to detailHonest and reliable

To apply:

Please use the reference “BKJAN2018in the subject line of your emailed application to and also attach the following:

  1. The completed CMT Employment Application Form found at (which lists three most recent work references with email addresses)
  2. One page motivational covering letter
  3. Your full CV including copies of your highest qualification

Only online applications with the completed Employment Application Form – using the reference BKJAN2018 in the subject line of the email will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates must be prepared to undergo competency testing and credit/ITC checks.

Closing date: Friday, 05 January 2018

Due to the high volume of applications received on a daily basis, please note that correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response by Friday, 19 January 2018.

CMT reserves the right to amend and/or withdraw adverts at any time without notification.


  • Completed tertiary education – degree/diploma
  • Two to three years’ working experience in the capacity of financial administrator/bookkeeper
  • Full Microsoft Office Package
  • Advanced MS Excel a must
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Previous experience on Pastel an advantage
  • Good use of the English language for oral and written communication

Apply by email
Carmelita Petersen

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