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. 

Purpose: 

  • 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.

ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS AND CONDITIONS:

  • 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
230887
Job Title
Accountant - Cape Town
Employer Type
FT/PT
Province
Town/City
Cape Town
Salary Type
Monthly
Salary
R 15 000 - R 20 000 CTC per month
Start Date
ASAP
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description