Financial Controller – Cape Town

Financial Controller - Cape Town

  • Recruiter:Kadence Blue HR Consultants
  • Location:Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Salary:R 40 000 per month
  • Sector:Finance Jobs
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Date added:12 July 2016
  • AA/EE opportunity?:No
  • Benefits:Not included
  • Similar Jobs:Finance Jobs in Cape Town

Client in the education sector urgently requires suitably qualified Financial Controller.

Job Purpose:

To manage the financial accounting by ensuring that internal financial management policies and procedures of the University are adhered to. To develop and implement and maintain divisional financial controls. To ensure performance of reconciliation and accurate completion of the balance sheet.

To manage the preparation of financial statements while giving advice on accounting systems, budgets, management information, cash flows and improvements of systems dealing with financial management.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • B-Tech or 4 yr degree in related field
  • 4 yrs proven experience in accounting field
  • Bilingual : English & Afrikaans
  • Some experience in managing a team
  • Experience in an Infrastructure or maintenance environment would be advantageous

Key Performance Areas:

External and government reporting 

  • Management of Infrastructure grants by DHET
  • Take responsibility for the submission of reports to DHET
  • Ensure the optimal use of the funds 
  • Assist the ED in motivations for the university’s own funding for DHET funded projects.

Financial Records:

  • Maintain the General Ledger system on ITS, including month-ends, balancing of subsystems and changing of cycles.
  • Set up financial code structures and transaction types.
  • Review account categories and the layout of the trial balance
  • Set up different consolidation codes for better reporting 
  • Set up timeframes for validation runs and assign responsibility. 
  • Ensure validation of data regularly
  • Monitor the filing methods/system of all finance division to ensure safe record keeping.
  • Perform calendar year-end procedure of the ITS Financial systems. 

Financial control/Financial operational activities: 

  • Manage all IDFM budgets and Funds including external funded projects 
  • Ensure optimal allocation and use of the divisional funds.
  • Develop, implement and manage a divisional budgeting process.
  • Manage and monitor budget allocations. 
  • Ensure that funds are ring-fenced as per allocations.
  • Manage finance operational activities of the department 
  • Consult on problem solution.
  • Ensure quality service to clients.
  • Co-ordinate the financial transaction infrastructure for projects funded by other departments.
  • Driver for divisional financial efficacy


  • Initiates projects for the department 
  • Contribute to departmental projects.
  • Provide projects reports. 

Human Resource Management:

  • Identify appropriate skills required.
  • Ensure that staff job descriptions are updated when changes take place.
  • Contribute to the recruitment and selection of staff for the department. 
  • Be responsible for performance Management for staff.
  • Participate in identifying training needs and career development. 
  • Set weekly and monthly objectives. 
  • Ensure adherence to disciplinary codes.
  • Ensure adherence to University policy.

Internal/External Communication:

  • Liaise with departments on matters relating to financial management.
  • Receive financial reports/statements.
  • Consolidate financial statements for final reporting to various departments.
  • Liaise with Financial Institutions on matters relating to rules, policy, funds statements, 
  • Initiate and maintain communication with departments regarding financial accounting management of the university.
  • Communicate with departments with regard to new financial transaction systems of the university .

Financial Analysis and Management Information?

  • Ensure that financial analysis reports are up-to-date for Executive Management to make decisions.
  • Ensure that all transactions are captured and posted daily to be available on OPA system.
  • Manage financial information and comparative figures and consolidation reports to Faculties/Departments.
  • Manage the review lead schedule/reconciliation s at year-end for the audit to the TB
  • Manage the year-end financial statements procedures and signing off. 

Fax your CV to: 086 483 3607 or APPLY ONLINE

Hospital Accountant in Alberton



A private hospital is looking to add a dynamic Accountant to the finance team in Alberton.

You will be responsible for financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, financial strategy development with team and assisting with the compilation of reports.



  • Management, supervision and leadership of the Accountant department.
  • Preparation of the monthly financial packs, General Ledger recons, budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register.
  • Preparation of statutory returns and tax packs.
  • Collate data and produce quality control reports to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Assist auditors with queries at year-end
  • Create and maintain a positive environment where the differences of others are recognized, understood, and valued, so that all can reach their full potential and maximize their contributions.


  • A competitive basic salary plus medical aid and provident fund
  • Annual Bonus
  • Working hours 8am – 5pm


  • Equivalent NQF 4 certificate. A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (majoring in accounts) or relevant Tertiary qualification
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar field.
  • Advanced literacy in MS Office applications, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP




An established financial company, based in Somerset West, is seeking to employ an Accountant to join their team.


  • Accounting to trial balance
  • Compilation of annual financial statements
  • SARS Practitioner meetings
  • Tax submissions
  • Client liaison
  • Take responsibility for a client portfolio


  • B.Comm or similar qualification
  • Completed SAIPA articles
  • Fully bilingual (English and Afrikaans)
  • Computer literate
  • Registered Tax Practitioner (preferred)
  • Strong technical skills in accounting and tax
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned work
  • Strong communication skills

Closing date: 23 March 2016

Reference: SW000126/CB
Vacancy Type: Permanent

Location: Western Cape Somerset West


Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Wednesday March 23rd, 2016 2:59pm.





Job Details:

Recruiter: Murray & Roberts
End Date: 2016-02-19
AA/EE: Preference will be given to HDSA candidates
Contract: Permanent
Location: Bedfordview
Available: 1 April 2016
Category: Accounts
Offer: Market Related



Murray & Roberts Corporate Office has a vacancy for a newly qualified CA (SA). This position requires an individual with strong interpersonal skills, who is quality and deadline focused, with the drive for continuous improvement.This is an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified CA (SA), to join a large listed Group. The position has excellent career growth potential.


Key Requirements:

  • Strong team player, as you will be part of a team of 4 CA(SA)’s
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure, as senior management often requires information with limited time to deliver
  • Strong analytical skills set
  • Strong knowledge of Excel (V-lookups, Sum-if and pivot tables) is a requirement
  • Power Point knowledge is an advantage

Education: Qualified CA (SA)


Job Specification… 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Group consolidation for monthly results, quarterly assessments and business plans (3 year budgets) and the analysis of these results.
  • Preparation of management reports used for i.e. board meetings at Group level.
  • Preparation of Group and company annual financial statements.
  • Ensure Group compliance with IFRS.
  • Provide accounting advice to entities and senior management, with regards to the accounting impact that certain decisions may or may not have, depending on the decision they implement.
  • Updating the packs to be submitted by entities to ensure Group compliance of IFRS and that the necessary information is available for the consolidated annual financial statement.
  • Management / review of press release with regards to half year and year end results.
  • Preparation of presentations for CFO required for board and external meetings.
  • Other adhoc projects as requested by Group CFO


Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Friday February 19th, 2016 3:44pm.


Accountant Western Cape

Location: Western Cape, Strand
Salary: R 20 000 – R 25 000


Established concern (building/hardware industry) has a vacancy for a Junior Accountant to commence duties asap
Candidate will have relevant financial degree, preferably completed articles and at least 2 years post article working  experience. Exposure to Retail industry adv but not essential.  Salary on offer R 20 – R 25 000 depending on experience. To commence duties asap.


Closing date: 29 February 2016

Reference: SW000192/ML
Vacancy Type: Permanent



Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Monday February 29th, 2016 7:25pm.


Financial Controller / Accountant


Location: Western Cape Kraaifontein
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits offered

An international agricultural concern, is seeking to employ a Financial Controller to join their team. The candidate will report to the Financial Manager and will be responsible for the monthly, quarterly and annual bookkeeping / accounting function as well as general financial reporting and administration.
The successful candidate will have:

  • Have min 3 yrs relevant accounting experience
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills (Afrikaans and English)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent time-keeping skills
  • Energetic, innovative, dynamic, positive attitude
  • No criminal and/or credit record
  • Own transport
  • Valid passport, and ability to travel to abroad

Closing date: 15 February 2016
Reference: SW000148/AM
Vacancy Type: Permanent


Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Monday February 15th, 2016 2:02am.


Jnr Accounant / Admin Officer

Admin / Secretarial; Finance

Location: Western Cape Somerset West
Salary: R 14000 – R 15000

My client is a growing company in the wine industry and has a vacancy for a Jnr Accountant to join their team. This is excellent opportunity to grow within a company and start your career. This is a diverse position and will entail accounting as well as various administrative duties.

Duties will include:

  • The full financial function up to Balance Sheet
  • Knowledge of Costings and Budgets required
  • Knowledge of SAWIS and Excise
  • Assist the Financial Director with various administrative tasks


  • Financial qualification (Degree / Diploma)
  • Min 1 – 2 Years financial experience
  • Knowledge of the wine industry advantageous
  • Fully bilingual
  • Pastel and strong Excel
  • Own transport and valid license

Closing date: 24 February 2016
Reference: SW000167/JM
Vacancy Type: Permanent


Please Note: Employers and Recruiters may expire a job post at any time. This post expires on Wednesday February 24th, 2016 1:32am.



Looking for a self-driven, Ambitious and Experienced Admin / Accounts Caucasian Female with 2 years Pastel (Evolution) experience,

  • DUTIES: Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Order Entry.
  • LOCATION: Position in Centurion: Financial Administrator
  • SALARY: R 12 000.00 based on experience


  • Non Smoker
  • Matric
  • Minimum 4 years Debtors experience
  • Strong reconciling skills
  • Pastel experience essential
  • High level of computer literacy in Excel
  • At least 2 Contactable references essential

Personal Skills/Attributes:

  • Must be fluent in Afrikaans & English and excellent with client relations
  • Has a confident phone manner
  • Is able to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Is systematic and well organised with good Administration Skills.

Reference: Financial Administrator

To Apply, Email your CV to Willem


Accountant Cape Town 


We are urgently looking for an Accountant to start in Cape Town. Your mission is to manage the finances and general administration at the branch according to company norms and values in an efficient and effective manner.


  • Managing of general financial activities.
  • Managing of the debtors function.
  • Managing of the creditors function.
  • The administering of HR administrative functions i.e. leave, performance appraisals, salary/wage administrative inputs.
  • The building and maintaining of healthy business relations.
  • Follow up on any late payments when requested by the debtors’ clerk.
  • Follow up on short payments, determine the reason and rectify.
  • Balance books to balance sheet including all reconciliation’s, journals and reports
  • Payment of all creditors (sundry and suppliers) by means of electronic funds transfers (EFT).
  • Execute bank reconciliation’s.
  • Transfer applicable amounts for all imported products sold.
  • Pay local suppliers according to the agreed upon terms and conditions.
  • Filing of all financial documents
  • Archiving of all financial documents when required.
  • Calculate and pay VAT before the target date to the Receiver of Revenue.
  • Calculate and pay all statutory monies before the target date to the Receiver of Revenue.
  • Compile a schedule of all month end sales (e.g. rent, transport, electricity usage etc.) and reconcile sales to month end age analysis and produce a sales report.
  • Generate invoices for transport usage.
  • Complete the journals.
  • Pay all creditors and reconcile.
  • Reconcile all debtors and creditors.
  • Provide HR administrative support to staff as directed by the HR Manager at Head Office.
  • Administer salary and wage inputs required by Head Office for payroll purposes.


  • Degree/Diploma in Accounting
  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience
  • Gr 12 with Maths and Accounting
  • Computer skills especially MS Excel. Experience in computerised accounting packages will be useful.
  • Experience in the FMCG or Logistics industry would be an advantage

Location: Cape Town
Contract: Permanent
Please APPLY ONLINE and note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of applying, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


Accountant  Witbank

Accountant – Witbank

A BMW dealership in Witbank is recruiting for the role of an Accountant with the core functionality of the role being to ensure the accurate completion of all management accounts according to best practise accounting principles.

Description and duties

  • Control fixed assets and follow up on outstanding debtors
  • Assist Financial Manager and/or Dealer Principal with management of daily, operating and annual financial reports to BMW (SA)/dealership management in terms of the BMW Franchise agreement
  • Prepare all tax documentation
  • Handle insurance administration
  • Reconcile stock
  • Maintain good housekeeping within department


  • BComm degree in Financial Management
  • A minimum of 3 years accounting experience within the motor dealership industry
  • Computer literacy in Office Suite
  • Specialized DMS knowledge (i.e. Autoline, Kerridge rev. 8 . 35) is essential
  • Knowledge of the Financial Statutory Acts would be advantageous.

Salary: To Be Discussed
Location: Witbank
Contract: Permanent
Reference number: Accountant – Witbank