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Assistant Bursar


Bridge House is an independent, co-ed day and boarding school situated close to
Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl and is seeking an:

Assistant Bursar

This is a full-time position reporting to the Business Manager


The successful candidate must have the following:

  • a BCom Accounting degree and preference will be given to a member of SAICA, SAIPA or CIMA
  • a minimum of five years’ work experience in a senior role which is preferably in an educational environment
  • excellent knowledge of Pastel Accounting and MS Office with a strong focus on Excel
  • a sound knowledge of audit procedures
  • good knowledge of legal compliance applicable to schools
  • excellent communication skills in English and Afrikaans
  • competent email skills
  • be extremely numerate with accurate financial acumen focusing on detail, planning and analytical reporting
  • the ability to problem-solve; to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • be assertive and energetic together with having excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • be self-motivated and willing to work as part of a team

Closing Date for applications: 28 January 2022

To be able to start work on 1 April 2022

Please e-mail a letter of motivation, your curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of three referees to

Please state the post for which you are applying in the subject line of the email.

Bridge House School is an equal opportunity employer. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to a response, appointment or interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Bridge House School reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post.

Bridge House, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information, but it will be used in the recruitment, selection and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognising and accepting this disclaimer.

Closing Date
Franschhoek, Cape Town, Western Cape
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