Accountant

Short Job Description: 

Our client is looking for a seasoned Accountant for a maternity fill position for 4 months. Applicants must be available to start 1 December 2021, this role will require in-office work as there are more junior finance staff to oversee, after the first 6 weeks more flexibility can be offered to work remotely. 

Where will the person be located? (Town/Suburb/Remote): 
Airport Industria
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise required: 
Accountant (Non-CA)
Required Qualification: 
BCom Accounting
List of required computer software skills: 
Xero, MD Office
Estimated hours: 
Full time
Month
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R28 000.00
Remuneration term: 
Monthly
Job posting date: 
Monday, November 22, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Accountant job,  Cape Town 

Responsibilities:

  • Approving supplier invoices.
  • Reconciling supplier accounts.
  • Assistance with preparation for payments.
  • Bank reconciliation.
  • Cash Flow monitoring.
  • Posting Month-end journal entries.
  • Updating financial statements.
  • Maintaining accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Reviewing and submitting monthly payroll.
  • Payroll reconciliation
  • Preparing monthly management accounts.
  • VAT submissions.
  • Handling petty cash.
  • Investigate any accounting discrepancies.
  • Monthly Age analysis.
  • Managing two Finance assistance.
  • Attend to ad hoc finance queries, general assistance to CFO.

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership capabilities.
  • Bachelors in Financial Accounting (Required). 
  • Minimum of 5+ years experience in a similar role.
  • Xero accounting system experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Previous experience working in retail or FMCG would be an advantage. 

 

Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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