ACCOUNTANT (Maternity contract) CT, Table View R15,000 – R20,000 pm (Neg.)

  • Date Listed 26/11/2014
  • Location

    Tableview, West Coast

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Contract

This world leader and independent supplier of Specialty and Industrial Gases to various markets is looking for an accountant to assist them in their business. Although this will initially be a maternity cover role, but may have potential to become a permanent position for the right candidate. Role reports to the financial manager.

The working environment is not corporate, but rather manufacturing in nature



·       Day-to-Day Double-entry Bookkeeping to ensure real-time info available

·       Monthly Management Accounts & Variance Analysis

·       Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations

·       Monthly Vat Returns

·       Monthly Payroll Processing

·       Month-end Journals: Prepayments, Depreciation, Accruals, Salaries, Accrued

·       Income, Deferred Income etc.

·       Annual Statutory Accounts under IFRS including Tax Computation & Balance Sheet Reconciliation

·       Annual Audit including preparation of Audit File

·       Year-end Journals, Annual Budget, Quarterly Forecast

·       Cash Flow & Daily Cash Management

·       Debt Collection & Credit Control

·       Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Nominal Ledger (Sales & Purchase Invoices processing)

·       Development of Banking Relationship

·       Payment Runs & Monthly Bank Reconciliation

·       Assistance with preparation of annual financial statements

·       Liaising with auditors

·       Filing annual tax returns

·       Loading or authorizing payments

·       Calculation and processing of rental and product invoices

Minimum of a relevant tertiary accounting degree / diploma
Minimum of 5 years full function accounting / bookkeeping experience
Must have prior banking experience
Pastel Partner V12 – mandatory, as well as MSOffice literate: Outlook, Word, Excel
Excellent command of the English language

Previous experience working for international organisation would be preferable

Immediately available


Core competencies required:

·       Excellent planning and organizational skills

·       Excellent attention to detail

·       Ability to be confident and take ownership

·       A proven ability to work unsupervised and operate with a degree of autonomy

·       Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

·       Ability to manage multiple tasks to ensure objectives are achieved

·       A proactive approach and a willingness to work outside the job specification when required

·       Loyalty, honesty and reliability

·       Deadline driven, mature and level-headed

·       Excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude


If you think this exciting position is for you, please urgently mail your CV to brendajobs(at)

Closing Date:           03 December 2014

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