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Accountant - Western Cape, Cape Town

Manpower SA
Cape Town Region Cape Town, Western Cape Western Cape, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 8, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
FMCG concern is seeking an Accountant to join their finance team.
The purpose of the role is to ensure sound general accounting operations and control procedures by verifying that financial transactions are recorded and presented in accordance with accounting principles, and to compile and analyse financial reports and statements.

  • Complete accurate month- and year end financials
  • Management accounts

o Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results.
o Produce and analyse timely management accounts.
o Review and analyse financial variances and ratios with comparison to industry norms.

  • Manage company loans by ensuring compliance to contracts, monitoring of covenants and adherence to reporting requirements.
  • Cash management and payments:

o Complete cash flow forecasts and compile cash flow reports in support of operational departments.
o Ensure payments are made according to company procedure.
o Complete reconcilation of all bank accounts.

  • Ensure payroll administration and processing is conducted in line with legislation, business process and accounting policies.


  • 3 - 4-year bachelor's degree in accounting, or related qualification
  • Relevant certification (CMA or CPA)
  • 5-7 years' experience keeping financial records and reporting.
  • Proven experience as Financial Controller, Accounting Supervisor, or accountant.
  • In-depth understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Computer literate and advanced MS Excel Skills
  • Experience in a finance program or ERP system

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Desired Skills:
  • Accountant
  • CMA
  • CPA

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