Accountant (Auditing / CAPEX / Reporting) – Cape Town, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 1 year ago

Reference No. KMLUL01

Reference Number: KMLUL01

Job Description:

A global agri-business client of ours is seeking for an experienced accountant to join their team in Stellenbosch to assist with their finance team.



  • Preparation of balance sheet month end recons
  • Ensure all audit findings are addressed and resolved
  • Implement required controls to prevent adverse audit findings
  • VAT calculations, submissions, and tax authority audits
  • Intercompany transactions and balances
  • Broker account reconciliations
  • Upkeep and management of company-wide Insurance Policy Register
  • Upkeep and management of Fixed Assets (including CAPEX budget and reporting)
  • Petty cash recons, payments and journals
  • Account allocation and corrections
  • Ad-hoc requests as and when required
  • Payment and journal authorisations
  • Ensure that all month-end deadlines are met
  • Continuously improving accounting processes
  • Serve as back-up to credit controller as and when required, e.g.:

    • Provision for bad debt reconciliation and journal
    • Invoice discounting processing
    • Weekly Credit Reporting


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant financial and accounting qualification
  • At least 5 years’ experience or three years completed articles
  • Grain and Agri industry or commodities trading background is desired
  • SAP experience
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively at all levels within the business 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Aptitude for continuous system enhancements and automation
  • Numerical reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure while always maintaining excellent attention to detail and high a degree of accuracy
  • Planning, organising and excellent time management skills
  • Critical thinker with emotional resilience to overcome obstacles
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Kyle Magnussen at

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Kyle Magnussen

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CA Finance


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