Financial Accountant

Wednesday, 13 January, 2021

Our client, a well-established manufacturing company and preferred pallet supplier in the Western Cape for the fruit export market, the wine industry and various FMCG and industrial companies, currently has the abovementioned position available. The successful candidate will need the ability to work independently and have keen desire to fully understand the business model.

The Accountant will report to the General Manager with the following key responsibilities:
• Full preparation of financial statements to trial balance.
• Managing debtors/creditors and inventory controls.
• Conduct all payments processing/transactions.
• Total administration and management of internal accounts including monthly reconciliations
• Administrative duties within the finance function
• Wages management
• Preparation for annual audit
• Statutory Compliance including VAT, EMP201, WCA, Year-ends etc.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• B. Com degree - Financial Management or Cost and Management Accounting;
• Practical experience as an Accountant or completed Trainee Accountant (Articles – SAIPA/CIMA);
• Computer literacy (advanced knowledge of an accounting system and Excel, experience in SageOne and Xero will be to the candidate’s advantage);
• Detail-oriented and excellent analytical skills;
• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills (Afrikaans & English).

Position based in Paarl.

Commencement date: As soon as possible

In return, our client offers a competitive remuneration package in accordance with the degree of compliance with the above requirements.

If you are interested, apply online at before 09:00 on 22 January 2021.

For general inquiries, please contact our Recruitment Team on 021 863 1444.

If you do not receive a response within 2 weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.