Accountant CT

  • Date Listed 25/11/2014
  • Location

    City Centre, Cape Town

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Full-Time

Our client, a hotel in Cape Town, is looking for an energetic, ambitious Accountant to take responsibility for the full accounting function, and in particular look after new projects that the hotel may be involved in.  The successful candidate will enjoy a stimulating, friendly working environment with lots of challenges.

We are looking for a minimum of 5 years’ experience in full-spectrum accounts, and preferably articles with an accounting firm.  Working experience in the hotel industry, and a good knowledge of Fidelio and Micros will be an advantage, but is not a deal-breaker.


Minimum requirements:


A B.Com in Accounting is ESSENTIAL for consideration for the position.  

Completed articles preferable.
Minimum 5 years’ full-spectrum accounting experience

Strong knowledge of Pastel

Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel

Own reliable transport to work


Responsibilities will include:
Daily revenue report
Cash books
Overseeing debtors clerk
Overseeing Front Office Accounts
Payment of accounts
Salaries payment and legal financial HR requirements
Monthly reports


Key strengths should be:
Strategic, innovative thinking
Good leadership skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Efficiency and precision
High attention to detail
Assertive personality


Areas of knowledge should include:
Finance processes
Operational improvement
Strong working knowledge of Pastel and Excel


Salary is R20 000 – R25 000 CTC per month, negotiable on experience.  We are looking for the right person for this position.


Please submit your CV via the Gumtree website.  Please ensure that on applying you provide:

A recent photograph of yourself

Start and end dates for all previous employment

Reasons for leaving previous employment


Please ensure that you meet the minimum requirements when applying for this position.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  If you have not had a response from us within 5 days, you should consider your application unsuccessful.

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