Senior Financial Accountant - Cape Town

Are you a Senior Financial Accountant looking for a new exciting challenge? We have a great job opportunity for you to join a non-profit property company in Cape Town. This company provides rental housing to a wide range of tenants. Their innovative organisational style ensures that they continuously improve the way they work and lead the way in their sector. They’re looking for you to manage the output of the financial accounting function by maintaining the internal control environment and ensuring compliance with statutory and International Financial Reporting Standards’ requirements. Does this sound like your perfect challenge? Keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Financial Accountant in Cape Town will include:

- Year-end closure and audit file preparation
- Co-ordinate and supervise internal and external audit reviews
- Group Annual Financial Statement preparation in terms of IFRS
- Manage and improve speed of monthly and quarterly close by automating business processes
- Manage and document finance processes
- Prepare weekly and monthly reports as relates to the financial accounting division
- Drive the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting process for the business
- Monitor and control working capital requirements of the group and subsidiary companies
- Review company policies as they relate to the finance department and motivate any amendments if necessary
- Review internal processes and suggest improvements which would assist the department/company in being more efficient/effective
- Assist with special projects, cost control initiatives and monitoring of company performance
- Manage intercompany transactions and accounting including tax
- Bank and treasury operations
- Statutory/taxation
- Supervise and develop people

Requirements for this Senior Financial Accountant job in Cape Town:

- Bachelor's degree (B.Com)
- Minimum of 3-5 years’ post articles work experience in a similar role
- Completed SAICA articles/CA (SA)
- Knowledge and understanding of the South African Income Tax Act and International Financial Reporting Standards
- Sound experience in the property sector (preferred)
- Excellent leadership skills – must have led teams; and experience operating in a group environment
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Salary depending on your experience

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