Chartered Accountant

at Key Recruitment
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Accounting & Finance
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town


Job Description





An opportunity has arisen for a recently qualified CA (SA) to join our client, a large and successful manufacturing company specializing in diverse packaging products. This position will be based in Cape Town. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following: (amongst other duties)




Preparing the month-end accounts up to Management Accounts

Investigating unexpected variances in the profit & loss account

Overall reconciliation of the accounts to ensure that all costs and revenues have been accounted for

Preparing & reviewing monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts

Managing relevant areas of the annual budget and wider participation in the general process

Preparation of lead schedules at financial year end and responsibility for relevant areas of the annual audit

Maintaining effective financial controls and reporting structures

Contribution to the daily functioning of the finance team and its performance

Assisting the Senior Financial Accountant and the Financial Executive with ad hoc assignments



CA (SA) or equivalent

Have recently (in last six to 12 months) completed articles

SAP experience or knowledge would be advantageous

Confident and independent person who is a fast learner

Being a team player

Ability to use own initiative and work with minimum supervision

Able to work flexible working hours (overtime when/if needed)

Able to work under pressure in order to meet strict deadlines

A strong entrepreneurial ability

An ability to think logically

Be assertive and forthright

Be enthusiastic, positive and self-energized

Have strong relationship building skills

Be highly computer literate (Excel)

Be conscientious and tenacious

Be a motivator

An ability to adapt to change quickly and effectively

A strong financial and commercial aptitude

An ability to see opportunities and turn them into reality

A problem solver




35k-40k basic salary


Interested candidates can send their CV