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Financial Accountant, Stellenbosch

Date: 09/09/2019
Posted by: Chantel Mouton
Phone: 0745844866
Price: R0.00
Location: Stellenbosch


Our client, a well-established fintech company based in Stellenbosch, is seeking an organised, analytical and detail-orientated Financial Accountant to join their team.

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

They will also maintain complete and proper records of revenue, expenditure, assets, and liabilities and ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial information. This position reports to the Financial Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Bringing 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 with the debtors and creditors management process
  • Reviewing management accounts and reporting to the financial manager
  • Preparation of statutory returns (i.e. VAT)
  • Assisting with compliance on all relevant legislations
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly reports and reconciliations required by external funders
  • Ensuring 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
  • PA(SA), AGA(SA) will be a distinct advantage
  • Advanced computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Sage One Cloud Accounting)
  • 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
  • Adaptable
  • Fluent in both Afrikaans & English
  • Must live in or near area – no relocations will be accepted
  • Own vehicle with valid driver’s

Salary package on offer:

  • TCTC of up to R 420 000 per annum (depending on qualification and/or experience)
  • Cell allowance
  • Can work remotely when needed
  • Staff lunch provided

Applications to be sent to Please apply with an updated MS Word/PDF CV with suitable profile photo.

(Please note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies. This makes it impossible for us to reply to each applicant individually. Should you not hear from us within a two week period after applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.)

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