We are currently looking for a Financial Accountant to join our ecosystem.

As a team, we are down-to-earth yet ambitious, highly-skilled yet casual, friendly yet professional, strikingly different from each other yet bound by our common human values. Proactive people who thrive on change and are driven to improve themselves and others everyday are the kind of people that will love working with us.

We’d love for our new addition to be authentic, driven, professional and filled with purpose, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate should have a love for accounting practices, interacting with clients and sharing knowledge.

If you are chosen, you will be accountable for all financial reporting functions for our holding entity and its subsidiary. This role will suit a logical thinker with a natural ability to prioritise and exercise accuracy in all delivered output.

Note that this permanent position is based in Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa.

essential competencies

  • At least two years’ experience performing financial management and financial accounting functions
  • Preparation of monthly board reports and annual forecasts
  • Preparation and submission of VAT201, EMP201 and tax returns
  • Processing of general ledger transactions to trial balance
  • Cash flow management and reporting
  • Relevant financial degree with completed SAICA articles
  • Microsoft Office

advantageous skills

  • Monthly recording of all fixed asset transactions
  • Preparation of income statement and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Two years’ post articles experience working in a finance team
  • Experience with preparation for annual external audits
  • Pastel or similar accounting software
  • Understanding of legislative requirements pertaining to SARS and IFRS

personal attributes

  • A team player, not afraid to show initiative with strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • A customer-focused attitude, with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a constant use of one’s own initiative
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise workload in real-time
  • Passionate about keeping abreast of changes in your chosen area of technology
  • The culture of imparting knowledge to co-workers, regardless of years of experience, and to constantly acquire and adopt knowledge from others
  • Career-focused with the motivation to forge one’s own path to success within a high-performing team
  • The drive to be the best in the industry in every task one undertakes

to apply, email the following information to us:

  1. Full CV
  2. Reference details from your direct leads at your 2 most recent places of employment.
  3. Expected salary, your notice period and reasons for leaving each place of employment.