Portugeuse Speaking bookkeeper-Cape Town

  • Date Listed 21/11/2014
  • Location

    City Centre, Cape Town

  • Advertised By Agency
  • Job Type Full-Time

Salary:  Market Related   

Location:   Cape 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

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• 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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