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Financial Accountant (JB1914)
Posted date [2022-Jun-08]  (ID: 3710)
Kontak Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies in Johannesburg and has been partnering with employers as their preferred recruiter in South Africa and Internationally for over 10 years to fulfill their recruitment and hiring of personnel for their available job opportunities in various sectors. We assist companies that are looking to recruit and hiring new staff with their employment requirements by sourcing the best possible talent for their available job vacancies....

Financial Accountant (JB1914)

Airport, Industria, Cape Town

R50 000 - R60 000 per month

Duration: Permanent



This opportunity is ideal for a candidate either seeking a full day or part-time Financial Accountant role within that current salary range, in an established FMCG manufacturing environment, providing products to both local and international clients. This role is located near the Cape Town International Airport.


Applicants should ideally have previous experience in the FMCG manufacturing space.


Minimum Requirements:

A minimum of an Accountant (SAIPA) or (SAICA) or AGA(SA) required.

At least five years working experience in finance

Proven track record at a senior financial level in manufacturing or FMCG environment (food manufacturing highly advantageous)

Ability to manage and develop staff in a participative, consultative manner

Strong financial management skills

The ability to provide financial information for strategic business decisions

The ability to implement accounting standards and accepted business practices in financial reporting

The ability to produce and deliver accessible and informative financial reports on tight deadlines

Computer literacy with strong Excel skills is essential

Knowledge of XERO, DEAR and SimplePay systems highly advantageous


Duties and Responsibilities:

Management and supervision of accounts department

Input, processing, and management of General Ledger function

Computation of VAT, Tax, PAYE, and submission to tax authorities

Production, reconciliation, and analysis of monthly management accounts, including detailed analysis and critical point summary

Reconciliation of loan accounts

Stock count valuation report

Fixed Asset Register and monthly depreciation

Current asset management, including debtor’s collections

Foreign Currency Revaluation

Ensuring all balance sheet accounts are reconciled

Preparing and managing of all financial audits

Producing annual budgets and forecasts

Cash flow management

Sales reports

Monthly payroll processing, bi-annual filings and IRP5 EMP501 submissions.

Managing incoming funds and CFC accounts for exports

Accountability and administration of XERO, DEAR and SimplePay systems.  (Financial, inventory and payroll systems)

Planning, structuring, and executing annual EE Plans and lead EE audit to ensure compliance

Ethnical committee assistance and leading of projects to ensure audit compliance

International company structure setup, VAT registration and forex calculations

Credit recon reviews and approval of supplier accounts

Procurement review and approval of orders

Maintain and build relationships with key suppliers

DTI claims processing

Ensuring international tax compliance – Amazon, other sales and purchases

Managing bank accounts and clearing funds (includes payment gateways and international bank accounts)

Management of the financial aspects of Key Account Cost Accounting

Product pricing

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Job Title Financial Accountant (JB1914)
Email recruit(at)
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Airport, Industria, Cape Town
Location Western Cape
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Banking & Financial Services
Salary R50 000 - R60 000 per month
Languages Spoken English
Job Ref No JB1914
Start Date
Closing Date
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