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Management Accountant

Cape Town, Western Cape
5 days ago
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Job Description

The Faircape Group constitutes a group of companies with interests in a number of activities including Healthcare, Retirement Holdings, Telecommunications, and an ISP, Utility Management and infrastructure installation, Property Management, and related activities.

We are currently looking for a Management Accountant to join our dynamic team. The successful incumbent will play a key role in providing financial analysis, insights, and recommendations to support decision-making and drive business performance.  You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to analyse financial data and develop management accounts. 

We are committed to driving financial success and achieving strategic objectives. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction. 

This is a fantastic opportunity where growth and challenges are guaranteed.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for generating monthly management accounts for various entities, including balance sheets, income statements, and accompanying schedules
  • Ensure accuracy of Management Accounts packs and meet established deadlines
  • Analyze Budget Vs Actual variances and communicate findings
  • Conduct reconciliations and generate reports for various company accounts pertaining to cash flow
  • Provide management and guidance to Cashbook , Payments & Creditors Controller and Credit Controller
  • Prepare audit packs and collaborate with auditors on annual financial statements
  • Handle submission of statutory returns for VAT
  • Review payments for accuracy of allocation and VAT treatment
  • Perform regular review of cashbooks, invoicing, and debtors age analysis, assisting in credit control management
  • Authorise payments on the banking portal
  • Investigate Expense variances and incorporate findings into Income Statement schedules as notes
  • Address and follow up on accounts queries promptly
  • Manage ad hoc projects, queries, and analyses as needed
  • Provide assistance to the Financial Manager
  • Evaluate and enhance the system of internal controls and promote more efficient management systems
  • Produce precise monthly management accounts within agreed timelines


Completed tertiary qualification in Accounting 


  • Proven experience as an Accountant 
  • Moderate to Excellent Excel experience 
  • Proven experience in commercial / corporate / operational environment
  • Experience as an Accountant in an operational environment
  • Solid knowledge of financial processes, systems and related laws
  • Must have been responsible for managing accounts to balance sheet and income statement
  • Must have been responsible for ensuring that accounts are accurate and meaningful, and information contained in the accounts is accurate and relevant.

Skills and Attributes

  • Computer literate (experience in Google Drive, Sheets and Docs preferable)
  • Numerical Proficiency. Must have a strong aptitude for working with numbers, performing calculations
  • Must possess Leadership skills, someone that has the ability to inspire and motivate a team 
  • Attention to Detail: Meticulousness in reviewing and preparing financial documents, ensuring accuracy and compliance
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Ability to identify financial discrepancies, investigate root causes, and propose solutions to resolve issues effectively.
  • Software Proficiency: Familiarity with accounting software such as Xero
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Good time management skills 
  • Able to perform manage deadlines and meet them
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Responsible, accountable and dedicated

Specific Requirements

  • Solid and positive references
  • Clear health record
  • Clear credit record
  • No criminal record

We offer Barista produced coffee available all day to all our staff at Claremont.

Normal working hours are Mondays to Fridays from 08h00 until 17h00 with a 45-minute lunch break. The company allows employees, by approval of the direct manager, to work flexi-time between 07h00 and 18h00.

With centrally located and modern offices just across from Cavendish in Claremont, Faircape offers a market-related salary from R 35 000.00 Cost to Company per month. The amount offered will be dependent on qualifications, experience, and other market-related factors. 

To see more about Faircape and what we have to offer go and look at our informative website –

If you do not hear from us within two weeks, please deem your application unsuccessful.