Portugeuse Speaking bookkeeper-Cape Town

  • Date Listed 25/11/2014
  • Location

    City Centre, Cape Town

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Full-Time

POSITION:       Portuguese Speaking Bookkeeper – Mozambique Operations   


Salary: Market Related   

Location: Town


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 suitably qualified, Portuguese-speaking individual to join their Finance Department in Cape Town. The successful candidate must have a valid matric as well as a Bookkeeping / Financial diploma or certification. This position will report to the Financial Manager (East & West Africa).

Duties Include:

·      The full bookkeeping function for one or more operating companies, based internationally

·      Liaising with personnel from international branches in Portuguese to achieve workable processes

·      Coordinate and receive financial documentation from international branches for processing

·      Processing, maintaining and reconciling records of creditor and debtor financial transactions in Accpac to trial balance

·      Preparing monthly management accounts

·      Preparation of general ledger reconciliations

·      Maintenance of internal control and compilation of internal audit file



·      Bookkeeping / Financial diploma or certification

·      Portuguese language ability NON-NEGOTIABLE

·      Minimum of 2 years accounting experience up to Management Accounts (Accpac experience an advantage)

·      Knowledge of the accounting regulations applied in Mozambique would be an advantage

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

·      Able to meet deadlines

·      Aptitude for figures and attention to detail

·      Good communication skills

·      Computer literacy required – (MS Excel Intermediate level)

·      Able to work independently

·      Strong coordination skills 


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 purposes


Email your detailed CV to:

·      Email your cv to cv3@odwyerpersonnel.co.za

·      Please note only Candidates that meet the required minimum will be considered coupled with information requested above.

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