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Accountant – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

Accountant – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

We are looking for an analytical, passionate and meticulous individual to join the Finance Team at our Amaro Foods Central Office, Epping.


Monitor and manage the day-to-day financial operations within the company as well as leading and supervising the financial team, ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the team.

Key Performance Outputs

  • Assist in the preparation of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual management accounting reports and obtain input and commentary on performance, progress and reasons for variances where relevant.
  • Ensure that reconciliations and controls are performed and signed off timeously.
  • Identify and report financial irregularities and potential problems to the Senior Financial Manager.
    Prepare periodic financial statements including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and obtain input and comment on the performance, progress and reasons for variances.
  • Year-End Audit preparation and Auditors Assistance
  • Prepare monthly income statement per branch as per requirements.
  • Develop and provide reports for all departments linked to Syspro, i.e. sales report, purpose report.
  • Prepare and distribute all reports required on time
  • Maintain an orderly, updated accounting filing system for all documents.
  • Coach non‐financial managers on interpreting and communicating financial data.
  • Assist Heads of Departments with the preparation and review of annual budgets as well as financial reports
  • Assist with the preparation, consolidation and review of strategy, plans and budgets for the division and each branch (Operational and Capex)
  • Contribute to short-, medium- and long-term business planning.
  • Research financial information for audit purposes and financial reporting
  • Process and reconcile all bank and cash transactions.

Technical Skills and Experience

  • BCOM – Accounting and/ or similar financial diploma or degree
  • Post graduate qualification in commerce advantageous
  • 3 years’ experience working within a financial department
  • 1 year people management experience Syspro experience
  • Previous working knowledge with Syspro advantageous

Application and Enquiries

To be considered, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV to by 19th July 2024.
Please quote the following reference number on your application in the subject line: AMAACC001 Successful applicants shall receive communication from the Human Capital Office by 31st July 2024. If no communication is received to this regard, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

The position will be filled in line with Amaro Foods Employment Equity Policy and plan.

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    Accountant – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

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