Financial Manager Assistant

Short Job Description: 

Our client who specialises in designing and implementing ICT solutions and services seeks to hire a Financial Manager Assistant/Junior Accountant, to provide support to the financial manager by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances. Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. The goal is to contribute to the overall efficient operation of the department and help the company be fully aware of its financial condition. This way it can make the right decisions and accomplish long term success.

Where will the person be located? (Town/Suburb/Remote): 
Northern Suburbs, Cape Town
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - in office
Main area of expertise required: 
Accountant (Non-CA)
Financial Administration
Required Qualification: 
Financial qualification
Estimated hours: 
Full day, 5 days per week
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R20 000 - R22 000 negotiable
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Financial Manager Assistant job, Northern Suburbs, Cape Town


  • Minimum 3 years' experience
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software (e.g. Evolution)
  • BCom in accounting, finance, or relevant field
  • No criminal record
  • Qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) is a plus but not required


  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Update accounts receivable and issue invoices
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements, and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses, payroll records, etc. as assigned
  • Update financial data in databases to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly reports
  • Assist Financial Manager in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings
  • Assist with other accounting projects
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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