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  • Financial Accountant Cape Town
  • Surgo PTY Ltd in Cape Town, , South Africa
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  • 5 days ago

jobs description

SURGO (PTY) Ltd. has partnered with a prominent retail group headquartered in the Western Cape. Since their establishment in 2012, they have provided exceptional services in the realm of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG). Operating in the emerging markets, they consider their customers as part of their extended family. Their commitment is grounded in the principle of delivering on their promises – "we believe in doing exactly what we say we're going to do". Join them in their journey to create meaningful experiences for both their team members and valued customers.

Our client is recruiting for an experienced Financial Accountant to join their team based in Blackheath, Cape Town.

Job Purpose:

The main function of this position is performing the financial accounting tasks which are required to produce the monthly management accounts. In this regard the financial accountant will have the support of a junior accountant, creditors clerks, and store based administration managers... Reporting to the Group Financial Manager.

Responsibilities:
• Processing of monthly journals (pay-roll, sales / cost of sales, depreciation, revenue and expense and general accruals, etc.) to finalise the monthly accounts
• Reconciliation of General Ledger clearing accounts, other General Ledger accounts, and resolution of outstanding's to ensure completeness and accuracy
• Produce the management accounts and perform the month end close process
• Maintenance of fixed asset registers (including accounting for additions and disposals)
• Periodic insurance reviews and update of insurance values through direct communication with the companies' insurance brokers
• Submission of statutory returns to SARS, and any further detailed information/reconciliations related to those submissions that may be requested.
• Produce the annual financial statements and prepare the necessary supporting working papers that may be required for the annual financial audits
• Attending to general financial administrative matters which includes communication with our service providers, (various Banks, Lessors, the Company's Distribution Centre, and External Auditors)

Skills and Qualification required:
• Bcom Accounting Honours with 3 to 4 years' post qualification experience
• Alternatively a CASA with 2 years' post article experience
• Grade 12 Matric Certification
• 3 Years' Retail Experience (advantageous)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
• Quick learner and efficient
• An approach which focuses on getting the work done correctly
• An ability to independently complete assigned tasks within identified time frames

Salary:R35K to R50K depending on experience and skill set

Working Hours: 45 hours per week, Monday to Friday with every second Saturday half day (also willing to participate in stock takes)

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202658 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply. Please note that as a registered member of APSO, Surgo (PTY) Ltd. does not hold applicants accountable for any application fee.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email [email protected]
Cape Town South Africa

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