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Senior Accountant - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8381
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Accountancy / Finance
Job Role Senior Accountant
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R35 000 - R50 000

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

31Jan
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our client based in the Southern Peninsula is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team based in the Southern Suburbs.


We are looking for an experienced Senior accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.

Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining the general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.
A successful Senior accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts.
The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants.


Key Skills
Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Awareness of business trends
Familiarity with financial accounting statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like Fresh Books and Quick Books
Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred
Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.
Audit Experience is a MUST.

  • Job Role: Senior Accountant
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: R35 000 - R50 000

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Awareness of business trends
Familiarity with financial accounting statements
Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like Fresh Books and Quick Books
Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred
Audit Experience is a MUST.

Additional Requirements

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