Waterkloof House Preparatory School (WHPS) (Established 1923) Invites suitable candidates to apply for the position of
We are currently seeking to appoint a bookkeeper with suitable qualifications and experience to perform the debtors and other financial functions at Waterkloof House Preparatory School.
Integrity, objectivity, competence and confidentiality are key requirements due to the nature of this position.
A self-starter with a professional work ethic and strong attention to detail
A minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in bookkeeping specifically in debt collection and debtors account management
Ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines
Excellent command of the English Language with good written and verbal communication skills
Experience working on Pastel Partner or similar accounting systems
Experience working on Microsoft Office with specific reference to Excel, Word and Outlook
Ability to draw up books of account from supporting ledgers to Trial balance level
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work independently
To embrace working at a school which includes school related events.
Start 1 February 2019
Prior experience in the Independent Schools sector will be an advantage
Each application should be accompanied by a full Curriculum Vitae, covering letter, testimonials and names and telephone numbers of at least three referees to be emailed to the address below, or hand-delivered for the attention of the Bursar, Susan Rossouw.
WHPS thanks all applicants for their interest. Only short listed candidates will be interviewed and replied to. Regrettably applications will not be accepted from existing members of the WHPS community. WHPS reserves the right not to fill this position. Should you not have received any reply to your application within a fortnight from the stipulated date, you may consider your application to have been unsuccessful.