Fri, 21 July, 2017
Welcome, New user? Register here  |  Already registered? Sign in
Accountant EHC305
Posted date [2017-Jul-10]  (ID: 1986)
| More

Financial Accountant

Belville, Cape Town

R30 000 – R35000 per month.

This post is open to BEE female.

  • The Financial Accountant is responsible for the day-to-day financial accounting function for SA operations.
  • Key member of the management team and their objectives will be to safeguard the assets and liabilities of the company and to provide accurate and timely management information to the senior management team to assist in its drive for profitable growth.
  • Report functionally to the Managing Director and to the Finance Director on finance matters.  They will in turn be responsible for the supervision of the Accounts Assistant. 

Management information

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for 2 companies within 15 working days following the month end
  • Comparison to budget
  • Investigate and prepare commentary on variances
  • Collation of KPI data from operating groups

Fixed assets

  • Maintain fixed assets register and reconcile to general ledger
  • Maintain lease register
  • Maintain insurance register


  • Responsible for the accuracy of the payables ledger
  • Input of supplier invoices to accounting system (Pastel)
  • Reconciliation of payable balances to supplier statements
  • Preparation of weekly payables payments list


  • Responsible for the receivables ledger
  • Raising of customer invoices on a prompt basis
  • Reconciliation of customer accounts


  • Banking
  • Reconciliation of multiple bank accounts
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow forecast
  • Project costing
  • Preparation of monthly job costing
  • Preparation of monthly WIP calculation.


  • Liaison with auditors
  • Assist with preparation of the annual budget
  • Administration of company credit cards and employee expense accounts
  • Assist the Managing Director and Finance Director as required.

Personnel specification

  • Qualified accountant with at least 5 years’ experience
  • Numerate
  • Strong communications skills, especially with technicians
  • Supervisory experience
Job Title Accountant EHC305
Post Details
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Affirmative Action Position
Town/City Belville, Cape Town
Location Western Cape
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Geology & Geosciences
Salary R30000 - R35000 per month
Languages Spoken English
Job Ref No EHC305
Start Date asap
Closing Date When filled
Telephone 0114313542