Are you energetic, ambitious, and looking to develop your career? Our Cape Town Contractor Accounting department is looking to add an Accounts Assistant to their team. We offer a dynamic and challenging environment where we achieve our business objectives and have fun doing it. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that our clients receive the necessary customer service and technical support which they may require. You will work closely with the rest of the team to ensure that we can meet and exceed client expectations. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to advance a career in accounting and the related client management aspects.

You’re perfect for this position if you:

  • Have an excellent command of the English language
  • Have the ability to engage professionally with international clients
  • Have excellent attention to detail 
  • Are structured and well organised with good time management skills
  • Are a team player
  • Are a quick and eager learner
  • Care passionately about great customer service
  • Are computer literate, particularly MS Excel, Word and Outlook

Extra points if you have: 

  • A diploma or degree
  • The desire to advance a career in accounting and financial services
  • Experience in a similar role or environment

Your role and responsibilities:

Among other tasks, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Booking appointments for the accountants with the clients
  • Dealing with client's general company and accounting queries (phone and email correspondence)
  • PAYE and VAT applications and follow up
  • Dealing with incoming post from HMRC and Companies House
  • Corresponding with HMRC and Companies House regarding accounting clients
  • Assisting your accountant to meet our client’s statutory filing obligations such as annual financial statements, VAT returns, year-end returns and helping them manage their client base
  • Preparing reference documentation for mortgage and visa applications
  • General administrative tasks

Would you like to apply?

Send us an email to with your CV and one-page covering letter. Please note: If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, you may consider your application unsuccessful.

About Sable International

Sable International offers innovative professional services to international citizens. We create tailor-made solutions to meet the accounting, wealth, financial, currency and nationality needs of our clients. We pride ourselves on providing solutions that suit our clients’ unique individual circumstances; our employees are key in achieving this goal.

The staff in our Cape Town, Durban, Lisbon, London and Melbourne offices are passionate about their areas of expertise and take pride in helping our clients achieve their goals. As a result, we have an energised and fun company culture, something that sets us apart from other professional services firms.