Senior Financial Accountant

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Salary: R420k - 600k per month
Recruiter: HR Genie
Job Ref: 8966104
Summary: SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT - CBD, Western Cape R420 000 - R600 000 Per Annum CTC Negotiable on Qua



Job Description


R420 000 – R600 000 Per Annum CTC Negotiable on Qualification and Years of Relevant Experience

Innovative & Collaborative Global Firm is offering this lucrative career opportunity within their dynamic team of Finance professionals.

The role will report to the CFO.

One would describe you as being technically accounting strong possessing the strategic financial insight and ability to think on your feet and to communicate financial information for decision making purposes.  You are flexible, responsive, results-orientated – a problem solver who has a strong work ethic and the ability to prioritise works effectively. Furthermore, you are a self-motivated and collaborative team player.


Take responsibility for all processing and reporting functions within the finance team, ensuring all financial matters across the business, both local and international are addressed.  Working closely with the business, you will provide support and advice in line with company strategic objectives.


  • Relevant Finance Degree or Diploma
  • 8-10 years’ experience as an Accountant preferably in a medium scale enterprise (SME) with proven ability in providing accurate financial reports, insights and analysis.
  • Experience gained within the financial services or investment or consulting arena would be highly advantageous!
  • Sound working knowledge of accounting practices and principles, IFRS and Companies Act.
  • Knowledge and prior exposure to international entities, foreign currency and inter-company transactions.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Value Added Tax and other tax legislative requirements locally, and in international jurisdictions.
  • Experience in the interpretation and use of accounting standards and the Companies Act.
  • Experience in managing / leading a team.
  • Stable and proven track record.          


  • Supporting business decision making by providing accurate financial reports, insights and analysis.
  • Identifying risks and opportunities that impact the business.
  • Ensuring statutory compliance with local and international tax regulations.
  • Compiling management accounts and variance checking for all entities.
  • Producing annual expense budget and monthly review of expenditure against budget.
  • Implementing and driving system and process efficiencies
  • Forecasting, monitoring and managing cash flow.
  • Producing annual revenue forecasts, monitoring and reporting on progress against targets.
  • Perform duties necessary for the accurate calculation of payrolls, maintenance of records and distribution of payroll reports.

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