Financial Accountant at Village N Life Jobs at Career Custodians in Cape Town, Western Cape

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Career Custodians company opens jobs for Financial Accountant at Village N Life positions in the Western Cape region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Accounting/Auditing and Finance skills with Entry level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 6 000 - R 10 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Staffing and Recruiting, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Company:Career Custodians
Position:Financial Accountant at Village N Life
Region:Cape Town - Western Cape, Western Cape
Job Function:Accounting/Auditing and Finance
Seniority Level:Entry level
Salary:ZAR 6.000 - ZAR 10.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Staffing and Recruiting

Job Description

Village N Life is a leading Tourism and Hospitality company based in beautiful Camps Bay. If you thrive on a company culture that focuses on career development through staff incentives, this is the company for you.

An opportunity exists for a Financial Accountant to join our dynamic team at our Group Head office in Camps Bay.

Scope Of The Position

Responsible for the financial control / accounting support (typically in the form of data capturing & processing, cost control and reconciliations) to the assigned business / financial manager. Assume the primary day-to-day processing and control responsibilities of financial-related activities within the business unit. Ensures financial practices and information are in line with company policy.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years Financial Accountant experience
  • SAGE Evolution
  • Opera knowledge (advantage)
  • Intermediate / advanced MS office knowledge
  • Nedbank Bank processing (advantageous)

Key accountabilities

Preparation of Monthly Management accounts and Financial Reporting

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management accounts pack to fully assess the performance
  • Compiling monthly balance sheet reconciliation file, to ensure integrity of financial statement line items presented

Supplier invoices

  • Ensure all invoices have approved orders attached before processing
  • Full audit performed on invoices before processing
  • Capture all invoices on SAGE Evolution
  • Ensure all invoices are captured before the deadline

Supplier reconciliations

  • Perform monthly supplier reconciliations on all suppliers in age analysis
  • Ensure all reconciling items are sorted out within one month
  • Follow up with managers and suppliers to sort out reconciling items
  • Ensure all suppliers are reconciled before preparing payment

Payments to suppliers

  • All suppliers to be added as beneficiary on Nedbank site
  • Create payment requisitions and attached invoices, recon and supplier ledger batch
  • Load payments into bank and send to authorised managers to check and release (weekly and monthly payments)
  • Once paid, all invoices to be filed correctly
  • Remittance advices to be emailed to supplier to ensure accurate allocations
  • Ensure aging on supplier age analysis is correct after cash book has been updated
  • Ensure suppliers are not double paid and follow up with any debit balances if needed

Cash Control and Banking

  • Petty cash count and reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Updating the Sage Evolution control accounts and reconciliations on a weekly basis


  • Providing assistance with accurate and timely submission of time sheet information to
  • payroll department on a monthly basis


  • Spot checks on stock counted, to ensure accuracy of count
  • Ensure stock receiving system and procedures are followed
  • Assist with monthly stock take

Accounts receivable

  • Preparing ad-hoc customer invoices and ensuring the monthly billing cycle is done accurately and timeously
  • Assist with the follow-up relating to outstanding debtors as part of the monthly review process

Fixed Assets

  • Assist with performing monthly spot checks on operational asset register list
  • Ensure the integrity and maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register

Statutory requirements

  • Sound knowledge of VAT processing and the implications thereof
  • Ensure all invoices have VAT numbers if registered
  • Assist with reconciling VAT payable / receivable on a monthly basis


  • Ensure all ordering processes are followed as per the company financial manual
  • Audit, control and process all supplier invoices as per financial manual
  • payment controls to be adhered to as per financial manual

External Audit

  • Preparing full creditors audit file to be reviewed by the Financial Manager and balance sheet manager before external audit commence
  • Assist with the compiling the monthly balance sheet reconciliation file, to ensure integrity of financial statement line items presented
  • Assist Financial Managers with all audit queries

Ad-hoc Requests

  • Support the business as and when ad-hoc financial requests come in and provide information that is accurate, of a high standard, delivered within required timeframes

Due to the high volumes of applications received, only candidates that meet the minimum requirements will be contacted.

If you have not heard back from us in 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful

Desired Skills

  • opera
  • sage evolution
  • Financial Accounting
  • VAT reporting
  • Balance Sheet Analysis

Desired Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years Financial / Project Accounting

Desired Qualification Level

  • Degree


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information

Career Custodians

Career Custodians is an employer branding and career service consulting firm. We empower employers to build strong, sustainable relationships with their most valuable asset: their people. Our team of experts use proactive strategies to help employers create a positive work environment that encourages employee engagement, satisfaction, and loyalty. We specialize in crafting personalized employer brand solutions, developing proactive HR processes, and integrating effective performance management systems. Our services also include career coaching, career transition services, employer branding and recruitment assistance.

At Career Custodians, we strive to provide personalized services and solutions tailored to each individual employer’s unique needs. We focus on building long-term relationships with our clients by listening to their needs and developing effective strategies that will help them reach their goals. Our team of experts is committed to helping employers build relationships with their staff and providing them with the resources needed to succeed. Our consultants are dedicated to working with employers to ensure they have the tools and resources needed to create a workplace that is engaging and fulfilling.

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