General Accountant (Cape Town)

General Accountant (Cape Town)

  • Location

    South Africa - Cape Town

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  • Contact:

    Anna Kushnir

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  • Job ref:

    JN -102018-90992

  • Published:

    5 months ago

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A successful multinational Oil & Gas services company is looking for an Accountant to join their Finance Team in Cape Town. The purpose of this role will be to assist the GL Controller in providing a centralized finance process for the business' African operations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Completed Bachelor's degree - Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years general accounting experience
  • SAICA, CIMA or ACCA registered
  • Experience from a finance or Oil & Gas environment
  • Auditing experience
  • String analytical & problem solving abilities
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to work cooperatively & collaboratively with all levels of employees and management

Scope of Work:

Accounts Payable

  • Process all supporting AP invoices accurately and on time through TAP and JDE.
  • Ensure compliance of expense approval and supplier authorization for all transactions.
  • Obtain contracts or services agreements for all suppliers and ensure approval process adhered to. 


  • Assist in preparation of payments process. 
  • Process all manual payments made and reconcile statements. 
  • Reconcile bank accounts. 


  • Obtain information for AP invoices for recharge.
  • Prepare IC recharge invoices.
  • Obtain IC invoices and supporting documents from IC partners and process. 
  • Reconcile IC balances. 
  • Ensure compliance of expense approval and authorization for all IC transactions.
  • Prepare all documentation required to do international payments.


  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register.
  • Assist with monthly close process.
  • Preparation of financial information and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule.
  • Analyse revenue and expenses so they are recorded appropriately on an monthly basis and report on variance.
  • Provide Operations with all financial information and analysis to support management decisions.
  • Organize and preparation of monthly, quarterly, yearly financial information that meet the NOV reporting requirements in terms of quality of accounting, deadline and documentation of controls.
  • Assist with organizing and preparation of information as required for statutory and tax audits.
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls.


  • R20k - R27k base salary
  • Additional Medical Aid & Pension Fund benefit
  • Additional 13th cheque