Accountant-Cape Town

  • Date Listed 21/11/2014
  • Location

    City Centre, Cape Town

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Full-Time

POSITION:       Accountant     

Salary:                   R40 000 CTC / Month (Including Benefits; Medical Aid and Pension)

Location:              Cape Town CBD


About the job:

My client is a JSE Listed company with a presence in 37 countries worldwide.  They operate in Freight Services, Training, Shipping and Financial Services. My client requires the services of an experienced and qualified Reporting Accountant to join their financial reporting unit. This position will be reporting directly to the Group Financial Manager.

Duties Include:

·      Consolidation and submission of monthly flash reports, quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and year-end financial packs

·      Consolidation and submission of cash flow forecasts, debtors and creditors and other working capital reports

·      Consolidation and submission of all corporate financial reports in accordance with group deadlines

·      Liaise with auditors regarding financial packs, prepare notes for annual financial statements and review the annual financial statements prepared

·      Assistance with preparation of tax returns and other tax requirements

·      Assistance with implementation of new financial system

·      Any other assistance deemed necessary by the Group Financial Manager/CFO from a financial perspective



·      Must have a valid Matric

·      Must have a CA (SA) qualification

·      Minimum of 3 years completed article at a reputable audit firm

·      Must have consolidation experience

·      Strong technical IFRS experience

·      Company tax knowledge

·      SAP, Hyperion knowledge an advantage


·      Ability to work in a structured and methodical manner, ensuring accuracy and neatness

·      Able to meet deadlines – priority

·      Aptitude for figures and attention to detail

·      Good communication skills

·      Computer literacy required – (MS Excel Intermediate level, MS Word)

·      Able to work independently

·      Strong coordination skills 

·      Enthusiastic and willing to learn


What to include:

·      Detailed cv (Please include month and year employed)

·      Reason for leaving last employ

·      Current salary

·      Required salary

·      Motivational letter

·      Please indicate race for BEE purpose


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