Temp Accountant

Temporary Express Cape Town in Accounting / Finance
  • Post Date: March 19, 2021
  • Apply Before : April 30, 2021
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  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 3 Years

Job Description

Our client is a South African-based privately-held property investment and development company that is seeking a skilled temporary accountant,  located in the Cape Town Northern Suburbs.


Purpose of the Job: 

To take responsibility for accurate processing and financial reporting, and to assist with day-to-day supervision of operational functions.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric (Essential)
  • BCom Accounting and completed articles
  • Solid understanding of VAT and accounting principles (IFRS for SME’s)
  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting adjustments
  • Effective verbal, written, and listening communications skills
  • Time management skills
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar role.
  • Proficient in Word and Excel. 


Key Performance Areas:



  • Assist with overall time management of billing and creditors departments monthly responsibilities
  • Tracking progress vs planning for billing and creditors departments
  • Attending daily and weekly meetings for billing and creditors departments
  • Ensuring that all payments are signed off and paid timeously
  • Ensuring that all billing is signed off and sent out timeously
  • Assistance with implementation of new processes within billing and creditors
  • Administration of Signiflow (payment authorisation software)
  • Communication link between billing, creditors, and the Financial Manager




  • Processing of daily and monthly journals including but not limited to deferred incentives, Petty cash, Loan adjustments, Depreciation, Salaries, Accruals
  • Monthly reconciliation of all loans and interest calculations
  • Analysing budgetary variances
  • Preparation of monthly management pack
  • VAT reasonability and finalisation for all entities
  • Assist with company secretarial tasks
  • Calculation of property valuations
  • Annual budget preparation and finalisation
  • Assist with audit for all entities
  • Draft AFS for all entities
  • Forecasting of future financial needs
  • Ad hoc financial analysis
  • Prompt query resolution with internal staff
  • Keep sufficient record of all journals
  • Adhering to deadlines and cut-off dates
  • Maintaining / organizing filing of all paperwork
  • Assist management with projects within the finance department
  • Any finance related tasks that may be required from time to time.


 If you would like to apply please complete the following form: https://forms.gle/3mLZkyXofSvbWcFQA


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We are located at:

Unit 18, T2 Building, Gants Plaza, 

Gerber Boulevard, Strand, 



Office: 021 111 0656

Need more information about this job?

Contact Mo our Recruitment Coordinator at 021 111 0656, or by email Monique.hollis@expresspros.co.za

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