Accountant - Cape Town

The Staff Connection Date Job Posted: 14-Jan-2019

Location: Cape Town

Title: Accountant 

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape 

Remuneration: R 15 000 - R 20 000 CTC per month 

Company overview: This Restaurant chain is seeking an Accountant to be based at their Cape Town Hed Office. 


  • To perform daily, monthly and annual accounting activities including reconciliations of bank accounts, preparation of balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other financial reports.

Minimum requirements:

  • SA Citizen 
  • AA requirement 
  • Recognised tertiary education qualification.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office suite programs.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP’s and pivot tables.
  • Good working knowledge of Accpac.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written.

Required minimum experience:

  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in the preparation and finalisation of accounts in accordance with current South African regulations, GAAP & IFRS.


  • Monthly preparation of management accounts for the head office division.
  • Preparation of audit files for statutory year end audit for respective divisions and related entities.
  • Prepare and distribute accurate weekly royalty and service fee invoices to franchisees.
  • Prepare and distribute accurate monthly royalty and service fee statements to franchisees.
  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions.
  • Produce error free accounting reports.
  • Load verified supplier payments on Online banking facility for release by the Financial Manager.
  • Monthly reconciliation to trial balance of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Assist with accounting of any other division or related entity as required.
  • Assist the Financial Manager with the enforcing of existing and the implementation of new cost control measures in divisions and related entities.
  • Assist the Financial Manager with the preparation of group budgets and rolling cashflow forecasts.
  • Monthly preparation of VAT 201 returns for the head office division and related entities.


  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  •  Analytical approach with good eye for detail.
  • Ability to build rapport with other colleagues, managers and suppliers and maintain strong relationships.
  • Someone with a hands-on, pro-active approach; taking personal responsibility and initiative to prevent or resolve problems.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Has ambition to succeed
  • Shows willingness to work, learning everything possible during the period of employment.
  • Pride, honesty and integrity

Only applicants who meet the minimum criteria will be contacted. 

Job ID
Job Title
Accountant - Cape Town
Employer Type
Cape Town
Salary Type
R 15 000 - R 20 000 CTC per month
Start Date