Job Title

Accounts Assistant

South Africa, Western Cape
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Area: South Africa, Western Cape
Sector: Accounting
Posted: 19 June 2024

Job Details

A family-run retail accessories business is looking for an Accounts Assistant for their office in Green Point, Cape Town.

Systems / Applications in use:

  • Microsoft 365 (Excel, Outlook, Teams, Word etc)
  • Sage Evolution
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365
  • NedTreasury


  • Foreign creditors:
    • Full financial responsibility for processing of foreign invoices & foreign creditor payments via finance houses / banks
    • Maintaining sufficient FEC contracts for foreign liabilities
    • Reconciliation of “Goods in” transactions (Goods received & goods invoiced/paid)
    • Revaluation of foreign exchange liabilities
  • Maintenance of Fixed asset registers for various entities in the Group
  • Support financial manager with preparation of VAT submission
  • Liaison with internal & external stakeholders, including buying team, bankers/ financing houses, foreign suppliers, local freight forwarders, courier companies, auditors, and SARB


  • Matric with relevant tertiary qualification
  • 2-3 years’ relevant experience in a financial department
  • Foreign creditors experience highly advantageous
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work to strict financial deadlines
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Excel skills (intermediate)