Accountant

Our client is an established wine estate in Stellenbosch and they are seeking to appoint a Accountant to join their team.

Main duties includes but are not limited to the following:

  • Review and manage debtor and creditor control
  • Review accounting records and monthly reconciliations of all accounts
  • Monthly statutory returns including VAT and EMP201’s
  • Assisting with EMP 501 returns
  • Review and submission of monthly excise returns
  • Control monthly stock takes and capture in Ezywine
  • All payroll functions incl. payslips, employee files, leave control
  • Processing and making of weekly payments and perform money transfers (incl. salaries, fortnight and monthly)
  • Making of forex payments and accepting of forex incoming funds
  • Petty cash control, arranging change for Tasting Room
  • Prepare monthly reports, budget vs actual, income statement and balance sheet, cash flow forecasts
  • Preparing and managing of annual budgets and cash flow budgets
  • Monitor financial details to ensure that legal requirements are met
  • Maintain fixed asset register, depreciation control
  • Monitor and review all processing to the subsidiary and general ledgers, including adjusting entries.
  • Review of current accounting systems and procedures to identify areas of improvement (where appropriate develop and implement new systems)
  • Prepare audit file
  • Office admin and ad hoc tasks
  • IT support and server backups

Requirements:

  • Relevant qualification in Accounting
  • Articles preferred – SAIPA or SAICA but not essential
  • Detail and results focused
  • Deadline driven
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Energetic and a self-starter
  • Own Vehicle and valid drivers

 Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

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Closing date for applications: 21 September 2021