Senior Financial Accountant (Ref: KHSFA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Financial sector in Cape Town - Western Cape
Posted On Friday 2 July 2021
Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has become available at one of our clients, a FinTech company, to join their finance department in Cape Town.

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Main job function

The purpose of this role is to ensure the integrity of the financial data to enable accurate reporting from which analysis and decision making can be made The Senior Financial Accountant reports directly to the Group Finance Manager. This position is responsible for producing accurate financial statements and managing the financial accountants and bookkeepers for their relevant companies in the Group. This position is required to review monthly VAT, provisional tax, and income tax returns

They are required to review journals at month-end and check loaded information on the ERP system. The Financial Accountants and Bookkeepers report directly to this position

Internal Liaison takes place with the accounts and treasury team and business stakeholders. External liaison takes place with third party tax officials and auditors


Accounting qualification with CIMA or CA qualification (ESSENTIAL)


5 years’ post article experience (Essential)

Working in a multinational group (Desirable)

Knowledge of SA accounting practices

Knowledge of relevant tax and VAT legislation

Knowledge of forex regulations

Knowledge of drafting AFS

Knowledge of computerized accounting packages (Xero/NetSuite/ CaseWare)

Advanced Excel

Time management skills

Organizational & administrative skills

Attention to detail

Analytical skills

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson