Senior Management Accountant

Cape Town Metro, City of Cape Town (CPT) (ZA)
Cost to Company Remuneration Range: R35,000 to R50,000 dependent on qualification and experience
Sep 04, 2019
Sep 23, 2019
Power Transformers
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

The ideal candidate will have substantial exposure to mangement aoounting, financial processes, forecasting, job costing, bill of materials, budgeting, customer credit management and systems implementation. Assist directors in making critical business decisions by analysing and presenting key financial data. You will actively implement new systems, set up daily dash boards, oversee accounting procedures, prepare forecasts, budgets and risk analysis.

You must be organized and approach each issue with an analytical mindset and must be able to assume responsibility of cost accounting tasks and be both a strategist and a decision maker.


  • Implement and improve financial systems to align management information to world class standards
  • Ensure business transactions are reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Work closely with team members to assist with the month-end close
  • Research and analyse expense variances for company management
  • Gathering and analysing financial information for internal use
  • Supporting budgeting and funding
  • Assisting the company in managing its investments
  • Foreign exchange purchases and negotiations
  • Manage financial department
  • Assume responsibility of accounting procedures
  • Evaluate the company‚Äôs performance using key data
  • Make forecasts to assist business planning and decision-making
  • Conduct risk assessment and advise on ways to minimize risk
  • Advise on problems and suggest improvements
  • Supervise lower-level personnel
  • Manage and control purchasing department
  • Board level participation
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • BEE compliance and implementation


  • Proven experience as management accountant, accounting supervisor or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of basic and advanced accounting and financial principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of cost accounting and reporting
  • Excellent knowledge of risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Working knowledge of financial software and MS Office
  • Analytical mind with aptitude in math
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • A problem-solver with attention to detail
  • Organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent experience with bookkeeping and accounting;
  • Related Tax knowledge and experience;
  • Good knowledge of BEE, Employment Equity and Skills Development.


  • BCom Accounting or Management Accounting;
  • CTA, Qualified CA (SA) or CIMA is advantageous;
  • Completed SAIPA/ SAICA/CIMA articles;
  • 5 years post-qualifying professional working experience;

Cost to Company Remuneration Range

R35,000 to R50,000 based on qualification and experience

Applications close on 22 September 2019. If you are not contacted by the 07 October 2019 consider your application unsuccessful.