Commercial Accountant

Reference: 9503 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert 

Job Description: 

  • Strategic Financial Operations
  • Support the CFO to manage the finance strategy ensuring operational alignment with established plans and policies
  • Partake in annual budgeting process, monthly revised estimates as well as approve expenses in correlation to budget
  • Projects: Financial models, forecasting etc
  • Product Margin analysis
  • Financial management, Accounting and Reporting
  • Monthly management packs, reporting and financial planning. (Actual and forecasting)
  • Develop an integrated monthly management report including monthly estimates for a full year (IS, BS and CF).
  • IFRS compliance: Technical accounting review
  • Monthly preparation and review of Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation / Review of drafted statutory financial statements and consolidated financial statements
  • Risk and Control
  • Develop, document and maintain local internal controls and processes.
  • Annual review of internal control process (Internal audit).
  • Develop and maintain a risk register and authorisation matrix (delegation of authority).
  • Liaison with Auditors
  • Identifying opportunities by evaluating current business trends, best practise research and principles
  • Working closely with all business units to enhance and promote positive feedback loops and improvements
  • Works closely with all managers and teams coaching and mentoring the team’s development and professional skills
  • Improve and drive cross-functional team collaboration through accurate and focused forms of communication
  • Updates job knowledge by remaining aware of new regulations, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organisations
  • Develops organisation prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analysing organisation operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; and accumulating capital to fund expansion


  • Grade 12/Matric with Mathematics and accounting as subjects.
  • Relevant tertiary education (BCom Honours) with completed SAICA or SAIPA Articles.
  • CA (Advantageous)
  • Previous logistics industry experience will be advantageous.
  • Proficient Computer Literacy, high tech environment, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Shipshape and Pastel Evolution/SAGE Intacct experience will be an advantage.

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.