Financial Controller (Accounting / Reporting / Financial Management) – Cape Town, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. CE7

Reference Number: CE7


Job Description:

As the Financial Controller for the company, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy, integrity, and compliance of the financial operations across our businesses. Your primary responsibilities will focus on processing payments, compiling management accounts, processing payment schedules, VAT and Employee reporting for the South African Revenue Service (SARS).



  • Prepare and compile accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual management accounts for all establishments within the company.
  • Analyze financial data and performance metrics to identify trends, opportunities, and potential areas of concern, presenting findings to the Financial Manager.
  • Manage payment processes, ensuring timely and accurate disbursement of invoices, employee salaries, and other financial obligations.
  • Implement robust cash management procedures to optimize cash flow and liquidity across the company.
  • Manage VAT accounting and reporting, ensuring adherence to relevant regulations and timelines and accurate and timely submission of all tax-related reports and documents to SARS.
  • Manage the reconciliation of employee accounts, ensuring accuracy in salary payments, benefits, and deductions and guide the HR team on matters related to employee finances and benefits.
  • Implement and maintain robust financial systems, controls, and processes to safeguard assets and prevent fraudulent activities.
  • Continuously evaluate and enhance financial procedures to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Collaborate with department heads and managers to develop annual budgets and financial forecasts.
  • Monitor performance against budgets and provide variance analysis, assisting in course correction when necessary.
  • Facilitate internal and external audits, liaising with auditors and addressing any audit findings promptly.
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations, reporting standards, and industry best practices.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (at least 3 years) in financial management and reporting within the hospitality field or related industry.
  • Strong knowledge of South African tax laws, VAT regulations, and reporting requirements for SARS.
  • Proficient in Sage Payroll and Xero Accounting software.
  • Proficient in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong communication skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and senior management.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at


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Caleb Ebrahim

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CA Finance


CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.


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