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Accountant - Corporate Control Vacancy

Reference: 4296 CDS
Job Type: Contract
Job Status: Sourcing
Location: Stellenbosch
Duration: 8 months
Employment Equity: No

Consultant: Carina de Swardt

Job Description:

  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures and to the company group policy and procedures.
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met, internal and external as well as third parties
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly, quarterly and annual accounts
  • Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control and internal procedures
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • Responsible for assisting the accounting department, debtors and creditors
  • Daily payment process
  • Preparing VAT returns and corporate reporting requirements
  • Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Monthly intercompany reconciliations and recording of transactions
  • Bring to the notice of the management issues which affect cash flow, expenses and balances.
  • Execute usual accounting functions, which include operating the general ledger system and month-end close work.
  • Examine financial records, collect information prepare reports, analyzing and report variances and make recommendations.
  • Managing the Fixed Asset procedure, policy and process.
  • Complying with all statutory requirements and applicable legislation.
  • Compiling yearly budgets and measuring performance against it.
  • Preparation and handling of internal and external audits
  • Assisting the Financial Controller in operational and strategic matters.
  • Any ad-hoc duties that may arise from time-to-time
  • Implement any changes in reporting requirements and develop systems to adhere to reporting requirements


  • Accounting degree (not honors)
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis
  • If worked at audit firm, at least one or 2 years’ post articles.
  • Preference work experience at medium size companies or small/medium size audit firms
  • Good understanding of various accounting packages
  • Previous experience in trading house or grain environment (beneficial)

How to Apply:

  • Forward your comprehensive CV to Exceed Human Resource Consultants on
  • If you are already registered – please forward your CV with the relevant reference number to the consultant you are at present registered with in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the exclusive right to conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants, who have received no feedback within 30 days of the closing date, must please accept their application as unsuccessful


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