General Assistant & Bookkeeper

at Medindi Manor
Location 4 Thicket Rd, Mowbray, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted January 17, 2022
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-Time




General Assistant and Driver - Running errands

and doing the shopping for the business & owner, assisting guests with

anything they may need while they are staying with us as well as many other

tasks that need to be attended to; plus driving guests when they have requested

a shuttle service, this may from time to time include doing airport transfers

for guests after normal working hours.


Bookkeeping - Working with excel

spreadsheets to log all the business income and expenses on a daily basis for

VAT returns and annual income statements. Note that bookkeeping is a

significant part of the daily work.


Gardening work - Completing daily tasks in

the gardens (which includes watering, planting, weeding, mowing lawns, feeding

the plants & taking care of their overall health and tree lopping);

overseeing the other part-time gardener to make sure the gardens are always

well maintained.


Pool & General Maintenance & Housekeeping – Make sure

the pool is always clean & well maintained as well as all the rooms, which

includes, sanding and teaking furniture, patching and painting, changing light

bulbs, hanging curtains and assisting service providers where needed; and

assisting in housekeeping when required.


Front-of-House Duties & Concierge –

Dealing with reservations and phone calls, checking-in and checking-out guests

and assisting them with information about Cape Town and information they may

need while they are staying with us.


Food & Beverage Services – Serving

guests breakfasts as well as being a kitchenhand when needed, assisting the

team in cooking and making coffees and other beverages and serving them to

guests at breakfast and whenever you are on duty. Stock takes & food

ordering and shopping daily.


Sleep-over Duties & Security – You will be required

regularly to work late shifts that require you to stay on the property

overnight. You will need to assist guests with any after-hours help they may

need. You will also need to answer phone calls after-hours and attend to any

security issues there may be, such as the alarm going off or any suspicious

sounds on the property. Needed Skills and




Clean Record & Valid

PDP Drivers License No Criminal record


Fully Vaccinated against Covid-19 ( and

willing to get booster shots when they are available)


Strong knowledge of

Microsoft Excel (being able to create and input data into



Successful completion of a Bookkeeping Course/Diploma



knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook


Strong ability to communicate in

English, including phone and emails5 years’ working knowledge of Nightsbridge

& Hotelier Reservations systems


5 years’ experience working at

Front-of-House at a Guesthouse or small hotel5 years’ food & beverage

Experience in a 4 - 5-star guest house environment


Performing night-time security

and heavy lifting are part of the job


You must be a South African Citizen.

Refugees and those with temporary work permits must not apply and will not be



Interested candidates can send their CVs