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Job Title
Personal Assistant/Bookkeeper (Construction industry)
Employment Type
5 to 6 years
R18000 to R20000
Job Published
20 February 2024
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a highly organized and skilled Personal Assistant with strong bookkeeping abilities or a Bookkeeper for this 12 month fixed term contract position based in Constantia. This role goes beyond traditional personal assistant duties, as it involves overseeing various aspects of a domestic renovation project, including bookkeeping tasks, managing contractors, and ensuring the smooth progress of the project.

Please kindly email your CV to ellarine@obr.co.za

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage bookkeeping tasks including collating quotes, sending out invoices, and scrutinizing incoming quotes from suppliers.
  • Providing reports
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Oversee contractors on a domestic renovation site, ensuring they arrive on time and addressing any queries or issues that may arise.
  • Act as the main key holder of the property, responsible for security and access.
  • Take photos of building progress and maintain detailed records.
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders including contractors, suppliers, and internal team members.
  • Maintain a high level of organization, prioritizing tasks effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to liaise effectively with all parties involved.
  • Demonstrate strong mathematical abilities for calculations related to bookkeeping and project management.
  • Be assertive and proactive in problem-solving and decision-making.


  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably with experience in bookkeeping.
  • Strong bookkeeping skills and Excel skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities with a keen eye for detail.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to liaise with various stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in prioritizing tasks and managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Assertive and proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Must have own vehicle and valid driver's license.
  • Based in or living close to Constantia.