Financial Accountant – Stellenbosch

Full Time

The incumbent will contribute to the development and implementation of the company’s accounting systems, policies and procedures. Supports the company through the collection, processing, recording, reconciliation and reporting of financial data, verifying the validity, completeness and accuracy of source documentation.

Maintain complete and proper records of revenue, expenditure, assets and liabilities and ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information. The incumbent reports to the Financial Manager and will furthermore be responsible for the key performance areas listed below:

  • Bring accounting books to final trial balance stage.
  • Accounting functions: capturing of source documentation (monthly invoicing, bank statement imports, supplier invoice capturing, debtors & creditors adjustments).
  • Preparing the reconciliation of accounting records to third party statements (debtors, creditors, bank).
  • Assistance debtors and creditors management process.
  • Review of management accounts and reporting to financial manager.
  • Prepare of statutory returns i.e. V A T
  • Assistance with compliance with all relevant legislations.
  • Assist with preperation of monthly reports and reconciliations required by external funders.
  • Ensure good governance and adherence to various funder requirements.
  • Ad hoc tasks as requested from management.
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent.
  • Completed SAIPA/SAICA articles – either a must have.
  • PA(SA), AGA(SA) will be a distinct advantage.
  • Completed articles.
  • Advanced computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Sage One Cloud Accounting).
  • Experience with complicated IT Systems (not negotiable).
  • WILLINGNESS to do day-to-day functions (i.e. high volume invoicing, recons, etc.) and ABILITY to make decisions if FM is not available!

COMPETENCIES:

  • Technical/ professional financial accounting knowledge and skill.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Analytical
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Building interpersonal relationships.
  • Decision-making and problem solving.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Client service orientation.
  • Willing to take initiative to deliver results.
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Flexible

R25 – 35k

Only completed SAIPA/SAICA articled will be considered.

Only SA citizens based in Cape Town need apply.