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Financial Accountant

Reference: 4858 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux

Job Description:

  • Assist with all financial procedures within a unit including the preparation of accounts, financial planning and budgeting, reporting of budget variances, cost control and cost analysis programmes
  • Reconciliations
    • Reconcile bank, credit cards, SARS, debtors and creditors and petty cash
    • Reconcile and process Journals
    • Maintain confidentiality at all times
    • Review of all general ledger account reconciliations for all entities
    • Monthly debtor management and reporting
    • Recover all debt on a monthly basis
    • Review monthly credit- and garage card statements and reconciliations
    • Review creditors reconciliations before payment
    • Review petty cash reconciliation on a monthly basis
    • Reconcile Innkeeper reports to Pastel
    • Process investment journals
    • Review cash position of all entities on a weekly basis
    • Release SARS payments and salaries on time
    • Update monthly timetable and responsible for adherence thereto
  • Budget Control
    • Responsible for keeping expenses in line with budget
    • Assign expenses accurately and timeously with dimensions
    • Reconcile monthly reports received
  • Audit
    • Responsible for annual financial audit of group statements by appointed auditors
  • Company Statements
    • Prepare the group’s consolidated and individual company’s financial, cash flow, management statements and budgets
  • Financial Administration
    • Execute all decisions made by the Trustees and Shareholders as per circulated minutes
    • Responsible for group investment administration
    • Update and maintain group insurance policy
    • Submit and pay all income, VAT and PAYE related taxes within the group timeously
    • Submit and pay workman’s compensation and annual return timeously
    • Update and maintain electronic and manual signatory list
    • Update and standardize electronic filing system
    • Implement and maintain group financial software applications
    • Responsible for all banking activities within the group
    • Serve as contact person for all financial and administrative requests from beneficiaries and trustees within the group
    • Produce relevant financial and hospitality reports
  • Administration
    • Prepare and manage asset registers within the group as well as all group policies
    • Responsible for control and safe keeping of all sensitive documentation (electronic and hard copy)
  • Personnel Management
    • Responsible for contracts for all employees are in place and updated
    • Manage and oversee all administrative staff and their duties
    • Manage leave system for all entities
    • Update all employee information
  • Payroll
    • Full Payroll Function
    • Process salaries on VIP
    • Print payslips and send to relevant companies
    • Print relevant statutory reports
    • Responsible for submission of bi-annual EMP501 reports to SARS
    • Finance related legislation
    • Keep up to date with all tax and financial rules and legislation


  • Relevant Financial Management / Accounting Degree plus min 3-5 years’ experience post articles / in commerce
  • Financial accounting
  • Reporting
  • Strong planning
  • Auditing
  • Tax legislation
  • Internal control procedures
  • Critical thinking
  • Excellent people skills
  • Strong planning skills

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to
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  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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