Financial Accountant

Location: Somerset West, Western Cape

Ref: LRF20130

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

A great opportunity has arisen for a Financial Accountant at a well-known trading business in Somerset West. They are seeking a reliable, talented, and energetic Financial Accountant to join their team to provide and keep accurate, complete and up-to-date financial records for their group of companies and provide leadership and co-ordination in the administrative, accounting and budget functions in this booming business.

The ideal candidate will have completed his or her accounting degree and has had exposure to the accounting or finance department of a company of minimum 2 years preferably in retail or imports and exports and will have completed SAICA articles or is a newly qualified CA(SA).


  • Compliance with Accounting and Tax laws and regulations
  • Budgets and Projections
  • Interpretation and presentation of monthly financial reports to the CEO
  • Overseeing the Debtors and Creditors functions
  • Monthly review of inventories and operating equipment registers
  • Payment of all suppliers
  • Review and administer the payroll system
  • Sign-off of monthly reconciliations
  • Prepare and supply auditors with annual audit requirements


  • Accounting Qualification and SAICA articles completed, CA(SA) designation is a bonus
  • At least 2 years post article relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Company and Tax Laws

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Preferably residing close to work in Winelands such as Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Strand, Gordonsbay or Grabouw.
  • MS Excel and MS Word literacy required at advanced level.
  • Must be fluent in English and Afrikaans.
  • Bright, energetic, likes a hands-on approach.
  • Accurate and meticulous.
  • The ability to organise, analyse and prioritise
  • Perform under pressure and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Positive attitude and strong people skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

Salary – R300 000p.a. – R420 000p.a.



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  • Once your application has been made, you will receive a generic e-mail to confirm the receipt of your application
  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.