A boutique law firm known for their commitment to excellence and client satisfaction is looking for an experienced and versatile Bookkeeper to join them and thrive within this role.


  • Financial Management: Manage accounts payable and receivable, including billing and collections processes.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development and maintenance of budgets, providing financial insights to support decision-making.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare monthly financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Trust Accounting: Handle trust accounts in compliance with legal regulations and internal policies.
  • Payroll Processing: Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll for attorneys and staff.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain organized and up-to-date financial records and documentation.
  • Compliance: Stay abreast of legal and regulatory changes affecting accounting practices in the legal industry.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with attorneys and administrative staff to address financial matters and support firm operations.


  • Relevant Certificate/Diploma/Degree
  • Previous experience in bookkeeping or accounting, preferably within a legal environment.
  • Proficiency in LegalSuite a must
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial record-keeping.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of legal accounting principles and trust accounting regulations.
  • Location: Successful incumbent will be based in Cape Town (Northern Suburbs).

To apply or for more elaborate details send us a detailed CV (in MS Word format) via email to careers@sapientis.co.za