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ABL Group
Table View Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape, 7443 Cape Town City Centre, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Application Deadline: 13 June 2024

Department: Business Support

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: South Africa, Cape Town

Reporting To: Bea Marx


Be the energy behind change. Join ABL Group.

ABL Group is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime, and oil and gas sectors, offering the deepest pool of expertise across marine and engineering disciplines in more than 300 locations globally.

Do you want to be a part of our finance team in Cape Town? Are you good at numbers? Can you deliver quick and reliable support? Then join us and we can be outstanding together.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join ABL Group in Cape Town, South Africa. If you are an accounting professional and solution-oriented with an eye for detail, then this could be you.

What you will be doing.

As our Accountant, you will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day finance activities within South Africa & the region, ensuring the finance function is organized and efficient and produces accurate financial accounts and supporting the business in operational requirements.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Assisting and ensuring the efficient running of the accounting system for the business including maintaining project accounting, the information in the system, and ensuring all ledgers are reconciled.
  • Supporting the Regional Finance Director as required, and generally assisting with the preparation of budgets and credit control activities.
  • Assisting with payroll and payments to employees and ensure payments of taxes promptly.
  • Responsible for correlation of timesheets, WIP, and UBR as well as payment of OOPs
  • Assisting with monthly accounts and routine finance reports, budgets, analysis, and cash flows.
  • Load daily and month-end payments for suppliers and service providers, and input into cash flow records.
  • Assisting with managing and reconciling bank weekly and monthly.
  • Monitoring inter-company balances every month.
  • Prepare invoices for clients in a timely and professional manner and maintain cash collection from clients.
  • Maintain financial files and records.
  • Local taxations & commercial registrations
  • Assisting with year-end statutory accounts and schedules and annual audits.
  • Assisting with annual budgeting preparations
  • And other duties as assigned.

The role is in Cape Town, South Africa and the incumbent needs to have the right to work and reside in South Africa. This role is office-based. However, some flexibility can be considered for the right candidate.

What we are looking for.

We are looking for a detail-oriented candidate who demonstrates financial and office management skills with a strong attitude to work and adapts to a fast-paced environment while remaining organized and proactive in managing a varied workload. In addition, you:
  • Hold a University Degree (e.g, a BComm) or equivalent well-qualified with a recognized professional accounting body.
  • At least 2 years of relevant and acceptable work experience from a similar position.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferably with formula-driven worksheets and accounting software.
  • Good understanding of profit and loss, sales, employee, and corporate tax environment.
  • High degree of computer literacy to include competence in current Microsoft applications and file management.
  • Solid understanding of current accounting standards and a good understanding of cost/management and reconciliation of cash, debtors, and creditor.
  • Experience with audit activities and reporting, payroll, budget and analyses, accounts payable and receivable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skill
  • Self-motivated and analytical with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with financial and non-financial colleagues.

What is in it for you?

The successful candidate will work in a dynamic and exciting environment to reach their full potential and this rewarding role with the opportunity to; fine-tune their eye for detail and strengthen their organization skills and financial knowledge, navigating, supporting and working with their team and connecting with offices worldwide.

You can learn more about our team and what we do here:

Join us and grow with us.

We will be conducting interviews continuously and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

For your application to be taken into consideration, please be advised, that you must submit your application via the link provided on this page.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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