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Financial Accountant - Cape Town, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #15497
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG
Job Role Financial Accountant
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 4
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African
Degree Relevant Finance Degree or Diploma

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client in the FMCG industry is looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team in Cape Town.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Weekly review of all journals processed.
* Supplier statement reconciliation review.
* Supplier payment proposal reviews (as per terms).
* Bank reconciliation review.
* International relating party billing and account reconciliation.
* Draft monthly management accounts.
* Extracting statements.
* Bank reconciliation review.
* Weekly stock movement reconciliation with warehousing partners.
* Reconciliation back to entries processed by The Opal Group.
* Review calculations and ensure payments made on time.
* Weekly debtors meeting pack preparation – link to trade finance reporting.
* Monitor customer credit limits.
* Ensure monthly aging is sent to credit insurance and respond to any queries.
* Review and report on weekly payments proposal.
* Weekly debtors aging review meeting.
* Analysis and review of customer claims / credits against approved deals.
* Management of outsource partner for outstanding balances.
* Oversight of audit process.
* Accountability for preparation of budget.
* Ad hoc requests.
* Cashflow forecasts.
* Trade finance documentation and reconciliations.

Key Skills
* An ability to understand and analyse sales performance metrics.
* Ability to think critically.
* Strong analytical abilities.
* Attention to detail and accuracy.
* Ability to manage multiple 3rd parties & internal Stakeholders to achieve a common outcome.

  • Job Role: Financial Accountant
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
* Relevant Finance Degree or Diploma.
* 2- 4 years experience as an Accountant preferably in a medium-scale enterprise (SME) with proven ability in providing accurate financial reports, insights, and analysis.
* Demonstrable knowledge of Value Added Tax and other tax legislative requirements locally, and in international jurisdictions.
* Knowledge and prior exposure to international entities, foreign currency, and inter-company transactions.
* Previous experience working in the US, UK or European markets is advantageous.
* Ability to function effectively in an entrepreneurial environment with a keen interest in start-ups.
* Sound working knowledge of accounting practices and principles, IFRS, and Companies Act.
* Experience in the interpretation and use of accounting standards and the Companies Act.

Additional Requirements

#Cape Town

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