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Snr Financial Accountant Vacancy

Reference: 4173 SJ
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Location: Stellenbosch
Duration: Permanent
Employment Equity: No

Consultant: Sone Johnson

Job Description:

  • Book forward exchange contracts involving sale or purchase of a currency at a fixed price on a fixed future date, arranged or bought as a hedge against adverse exchange rate fluctuations.
  • Ensure banking relations through the coordination of authorized users, bank account administration, and FOREX facilities.
  • Ensure continuous reconciliation of BEX (Logistical Export system) and accounting platforms (ledgers and Pastel).
  • Learn International Commercial Terms (INCO terms) relevant to effectively monitor cost in supply chain.
  • Handle FOREX payments and the accounting thereof
  • Prepare month end closing of legal entities accounts.
  • Maintain a complete and accurate trial balance through the posting of bank statements and journals.
  • Reconcile accounts denominated in various currencies (i.e. Rand, USD, GBP & Euro).
  • Review and analyze debtors and creditors aging with respective team members.
  • Co-ordinate external audits and attend to queries by auditors.
  • Maintain Fixed Asset register and Depreciation schedules.
  • Managing stock take & Inventory Reconciliations.
  • Prepare and submit VAT and Income tax calculations (SARS interaction).
  • Reconcile Intercompany transactions.
  • Implement financial internal controls and ensure the necessary compliance thereof.
  • Prepare International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) financial statements.
  • Prepare and implement financial policies and procedures (i.e. pool car usage, cell phone, petty cash, vehicle)
  • Prepare and communicate monthly accounts (actual vs. budget vs. forecast)
  • Report on accounts to Group stakeholders
  • Manage and prepare working capital and cash flow forecasting
  • Coordinate company and departmental budget process
  • Profit and loss forecasting and five-year planning
  • Analyse and report on profitability per cost center of expenses
  • Liaise with the Sales team to ensure approved pricing is invoiced to customers
  • Assist in the control of costs in the supply chain through regular interaction with the Logistical team.


  • Bacherlors in Accounting (Honours degree)
  • Chartered Accountant of South Africa – CA (SA) or equivalent (e.g. CIMA qualification)
  • Drivers license
  • Post-articles commercial experience (2-3 years)
  • Groups reporting (desirable)
  • ERP system experience (2-3 years)
  • Inventory/Export systems experience (desirable)
  • IFRS (3-4 years)
  • INCO terms (desirable)

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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