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Employer: Grand Africa Safaris


Grand Africa Safaris has one simple mission: to deliver the Ultimate Safari Experience. If you think you have what it takes to join the best travel company in Africa, please keep reading below...


Grand Africa Safaris is looking for a confident, ambitious and experienced accountant to join a fast growing travel company based in Cape Town.


Successful candidate will be someone who is able to see the BIG picture and be an important partner to the Managing Director.



  • Strategically managing and controlling all aspects of the business’s financial and related functions in support of operating and strategic business goals.
  • Financial insights and strategic feedback to the Board of Directors on gross margin analysis, net working capital improvement and cash management.
  • Cost management across the organisation.
  • Review, analysis and improvement of finance processes and controls.
  • Managing external financial audits.
  • Management reporting of KPI’s in order to respond and drive performance and efficiencies.
  • Adherence to and monitoring of Group compliance and governance.


Candidate Requirements


  • CA qualification or like.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working as an accountant.

  • Experience working within leisure, travel or tourism (preferred).

  • Experience working with offshore / cross-border group structures.

  • Experience presenting financials, budgets, and comparative analysis to a management team.

  • Systems implementation and change experience preferred.

  • Sound knowledge of the process flow within a finance department.

  • Good verbal, written and electronic communication skills at multiple levels within the organisation.

  • Proven computer literacy MS Office and a variety of accounting packages preferred.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Analytical.

  • Entrepreneurial.

  • Organised, punctual and well-presented.

  • Strong multi-tasker.

  • Thrives in a pressure environment.

  • Not afraid to work long hours.

  • Team player.


This position reports to: Managing Director Apply before Monday, June 11, 2018 - 19 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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