Group Accountant

  • Frogg Recruitment SA
  • Simon's Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Jan 10, 2017
Permanent Accounting Administration Distribution / Shipping Manufacturing Supply Chain

Job Description

Group Accountant – Simons Town, Cape Town

Our Manufacturing Client in Simons Town is looking for an Experienced Group Accountant. This person needs to have 3-5 years experienced as a Group Accountant or a Senior Accountant.

Salary Highly Negotiable plus lucrative benefits and Bonusses

Min Requirements

  • Minimum B Com Accounting degree – Similar
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in a similar role, articles advantageous. With specific experience required:
    • foreign exchange
    • manufacturing stock control
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power-Point)
  • Sage Evolution experience advantageous


Job Requirements

  • Full Group Accountant Function and Overseeing the Finance and Admin Department
  • Cash flow analysis and cash management
  • Product Costing
  • Various intercompany transactions and consolidation entries are required
  • Responsible for accurate and complete general ledger accounting and review of all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Management of finance department (two bookkeepers) and reporting to the financial manager
  • Meticulous, detailed, well-organised and able to work independently and under pressure with high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Daily & monthly cash flow management;
  • Banking & Forex monitoring
  • Debtors management (our terms are between 120 and 180 days)
  • Review of all processing and reconciliations done by the bookkeepers
  • Journal entries
  • Preparation of sales reports, management accounts and detailed analysis of production figures, budget variances etc
  • Liaison with auditors / bankers / insurers / suppliers
  • Statutory returns and assistance with tax computations


Quinton Wright

Job Level


Salary Range

R30 000 - R40 000 per month