International Financial Accountant (CHE057) - Kontak Recruitment, Cape Town CBD

  • Cape Town CBD
  • Salary: R25 000.00 - R35 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Accounting, Finance
  • Posted by Kontak Recruitment on Friday, January 24, 2020
  • Reference: CHE057
  • Apply before Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 31 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Kontak Recruitment

International Financial Accountant (CHE057)

Cape Town

R 25 000 to R 35 000 per month


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to enhance your career, then this is the position for you. We are looking for an exceptionally driven, young person with a global mindset to buildout a shared services department for our multinational client. This multi-currency, multi-company and multi-jurisdictional accounting role will require the applicant to have a positive can-do attitude, sound accounting knowledge and great communication skills.


Primary Tasks:

Your responsibilities will include general ledger maintenance, journal processing, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset administration and Statutory Compliance. Statutory compliance entails European activities which include VAT, Intrastat, SOX controls, Waste reporting, Income tax, National statistic & National Bank reporting, local Financial Statements and external audit management.



·         Essential

·         Bachelor degree in Accounting / Senior Book keeping certificate and relevant experience

·         Advantageous

·         SAICA or SAIPA articles




·         General ledger processing

·         Balance sheet reconciliations

·         2 years financial accounting experience

·         Advanced level of excel proficiency using excel to manipulate Big data

·         Strong focus on process automation



·         Experience working on European countries particularly UK

·         Inventory recording


Computer skills

·         Essential

·         MS Excel, word, outlook


·         SAP / Oracle

·         HFM / BFC

·         Blackline


Personal ability


·         Ability to take ownership of allocated tasks and drive to completion, streamlining and automating processes

·         Comfortable to work independently in a growing, fast-paced environment

·         Analytical and problem solving

·         Client-facing personality (polite, respectful, humble, holds conversation well)

·         Good English communication skills, written and telephonic

·         Advantageous

·         Speak a foreign language particularly Dutch, German and/or French



·         Being part of a broader European team

·         International learning and development opportunities

·         Possible travel

·         Exposure to fortune 500 clients

·         Exposure to advanced ERP like SAP & Oracle




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About Kontak Recruitment

Kontak Recruitment is a Pastel Certified Recruiter which specializes in the recruitment of personnel on all career levels including the placement of temporary, contract as well as permanent staffing. We enjoy the personalized approach with regards to out candidates focusing on their needs and requirements as well as a personalized approach with our clients in delivering an excellent service.

Kontak Recruitment conducts business in an ethical and honest manner.  We aim at building long term relationships that are to the mutual benefit of all parties. We offer a responsible and personalized service to clients and candidates. We encourage an employment environment that provides equal opportunities for all employees. All positions and applications remain confidential protecting the rights and interests of both the client and the candidates.

Our core focus is delivering a staffing solution in the niche fields of Pastel Consultants,finance as well as office support. As part of this service offering we include extensive reference and qualification checks as well as a criminal and credit check. Our focus is quality and we will present the most efficient and integrated ways of satisfying the skills need within the company.

Permanent staff placements – We strive to find the right fit and providing support to client and candidate during the first three months of the employment.

Temporary and Contract placements – We offer immediate access to staff on all levels on a flexible basis. Kontak Recruitment administers the payroll and all statutory returns.

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