Qualified Accountant

Posted 10 Apr 2019

We are currently one of the largest Adventure Tour Companies in Africa and are recruiting at our Somerset West Offices. We are seeking a dynamic QUALIFIED ACCOUNTANT with experience to join our young vibrant accounts team. This position is high stress, pressure and deadline driven. In order to qualify for this position the ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and be fluent and professional in their daily conduct. Duties will include (but not limited) to: • Full accounting function to month end closure, financial reporting and income statement function. • Forex dealings and multicurrency payments. • Reviewing supplier payments and agent collections. • Generate a variety of documents and produce reports according to set standards. • Adhere to standard operating procedures (SOP’s) within the area of accountability. • Contribute to the development of standard operating procedures and guidelines within the area of account-tability. • Escalate unresolved issues to management and process owner/s. • Conduct periodic assessments on the compliance of financial processes. • Ensure the accurate and timeous completion and submission of statutory returns, related payments and monthly statutory accounting entries. • Contribute to and assist in the effective execution of internal and external audits, financial statement generation and regulatory submissions. • Ensure the maintenance of detailed records of company assets on the financial fixed asset register. • Finalise the month-end processes and provide financial reports to management. • Broaden the understanding of customer service delivery principles and provide specialist support to meet and exceeds customer expectations. • Deliver services that create a culture which aims to exceed customers' expectations in all aspects of the business. • Interact with internal and external customers / service providers and resolve any queries. • Provide operational support related to accounting activities and sequences to contribute to the overall financial processes.


Somerset West, Western Cape

Required Qualifications

To excel in this position you will require the following qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree and or Advanced Diplomas in Finance Economics and Accounting with NQF Level 07. • Minimum 5 years solid track record financial accounting experience. Applicants with experience in the in the Tourism Industry in SA will get preference. • Pastel Accounting experience a must. • Intermediate Excel Skills a definite must, advanced skills preferred. • Tourplan experience hugely beneficial. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and skills: • Must be able to lead a small team. • Conflict Handling & Problem Solving skills. • Understand diversity in the workplace. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. • Be exceptionally attentive to details and highly professional. • Exceptional organisational skills and be organised. • Self disciplined individual. • Strong administrative skills. • Ability to multi task and use own initiative. • Patience and empathy.

Additional Info

Requirements to be met for application: • Comprehensive CV with detailed experience and at least 3 contactable references. • Copy of qualifications required. • Copy of Id and latest payslip. The successful candidate will be rewarded with the following: • Competitive market related salary negotiable depending on qualifications and related experience. • Provident Fund and Health Care benefits offered by the company. • Vibrant, energetic and happy office environment & shared with amazing colleagues. • Part and partial of a very unique and dynamic workforce and fast growing company.

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Only candidates with the necessary qualifications and experience need to apply. Should you not hear from us within 2/3 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful. Should you qualify send your application with all relevant documentation to Incomplete applications will be wasted communication .

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