School Accountant

Pretoria Boys’ High School has a School Accountant vacancy with effect from 1 June 2019. This position is a permanent, full-time post, with the successful applicant being employed by the School Governing Body (SGB).

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness for the overall financial accounting function of the School.
  • Financial reporting and cost control against budget
  • Procurement oversight
  • Payroll administration
  • Staff supervision
  • Statutory Administration


Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification B Com Accounting or relevant equal qualification with necessary experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting field with responsibility and at least 3 – 5 years’ experience in a management position
  • Excellent applicational knowledge of Sage Pastel Partner, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook
  • Given the nature of this position, must be open to working overtime occasionally
  • Knowledge of VIP or related payroll software
  • Proficient in English– read, write and speak
  • Good work ethic; ability to work with public; deadline driven; energetic; good planning skills, accuracy and attention to detail required; reliable and a team player; good organisational skills, ability to work independently and work under pressure. Accepts responsibility and is accountable.



Applications in the form of a cover letter, short (4 page) CV and a list of at least 2 current referees must be sent to the HR Administrator, Connie van der Walt. Closing date for applications is Monday 29 April 2019.

Email:  or

Hand-deliver to 251 Roper Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, 0181.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted



Should you not have received any feedback during the two weeks after application closure you can consider yourself unsuccessful.

Please also note that the school reserves the right not to make an appointment if there are no suitable candidates or if curriculum needs change.