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Senior Financial Accountant - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #16982
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG/Property
Job Role Senior Financial Accountant
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree BCom degree with completed articles & minimum 5 years post article experience

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Reporting to the Financial Manager and back-up as needed
• Daily, weekly, monthly & annual Accounting entries and journals
• Income Statement & Balance Sheet reconciliations to prepare
• Detailed stock processing and reconciliations
• Monthly and annual accruals
• Monthly and annual Insurance reviews and schedules
• Fixed asset registers maintenance
• Sundry debtors, bank & cash, loans, etc.
• Processing of daily, weekly and monthly cashbooks
• Treasury reconciliations
• Turnover rental schedules and monthly accruals
• Floats/Petty Cash reconciliations & follow up on related queries
• VAT reconciliations, submissions and payments
• Review of monthly payroll schedules, reconciliations and payments
• Preparation of monthly Management Reports (Balance Sheets & Income Statements) and related schedules
• Assist in the preparation of presentations and reportsfor directors and shareholders meetings
• Assist with Cash Flow forecasting and schedules when needed
• Assist with budget preparations and importing into accounting system
• Assist with drafting the annual financial statements and supporting schedules
• Assist in Annual Audit preparations, schedules, queries, etc.
• Assist in any SARS and Franchisor related audits
• Assist with stock take procedures and analysing results
• Monthly Franchisor reports
• Any other accounting / finance related work as needed
• Maintaining files & supporting documents
• Assist with all taxation calculations (Income, Provisional & Deferred) and submissions to SARS
• STATS SA submissions
• Staff management (when needed)
• Assist with meeting daily, weekly and monthly finance deadlines
• Assist with developing business processes and internal controls to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Ensure quality control & integrity of all financial transactions, compliance and financial reporting.
• Assist with streamlining / automating systems and procedures
• Assist with any on the job training for any staff in the department when needed
• Any ad hoc duties and projects in Finance Department on daily / weekly / monthly / yearly basis

Key Skills
• Adhering to Principles & Values
• Following Instructions & Procedures
• People Management Skills
• Delivering Results & Meeting Expectations
• Structured & Organised Approach
• Focused on Detail & Accuracy
• Be able to handle Volume, Stress & Deadlines
• Strong Communication & Interpersonal Skills
• Self-starter, Adaptable, Energetic & Confident

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

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
• Completely proficient in English
• High Computer Literacy
• Advanced Excel Skills (non-negotiable)
• Previous Retail experience will be a strong advantage
• Pastel Evolution and Payroll knowledge will be a strong advantage
• Excellent reconciliation skills & financial applicable technical knowledge
• Strong leadership skills
• BCom degree with completed articles & minimum 5 years post article experience

Additional Requirements

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