Faircape Group Accountant : Faircape Group Faircape Group

Job Summary

Faircape Life Retirement offers a lifestyle experience for retirees in 6 prime locations across the Western Cape. Within each of the 6 retirement villages, Faircape Health, a leading private healthcare provider, offers on-site Healthcare Centres. These healthcare centres are for patients who are no longer able to manage independently.

Forming part of this group and being the healthcare centre onsite at Tokai Estate, is our world-class sub-acute hospital, this Sub Acute Care and Rehabilitation Centre provides restorative care and rehabilitation for patients recovering from a variety of medical conditions that include Neurological, Orthopaedic, Surgical and Respite.

We are seeking an experienced Accountant for Faircape Life, Faircape Health, Faircape Health/Life affiliated practices and companies. The successful incumbent must be passionate about being part of our company’s growth by implementing policies and procedures that allow for the best financial practices, putting financial systems in place, producing accurate and compliant financial statements and striving for improvement.

This is a fantastic opportunity where growth and challenges are guaranteed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Provide leadership, direction and guidance to the finance department.
Work as part of the Senior Management team to contribute financial and operational expertise in the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies & procedures, practices, etc.
Interact with CEO, Finance & Staffing Committees by providing financial reports and information to ensure sound financial and operational governance.
Responsible to produce monthly management accounts for various entities, including balance sheets, income statements, and supporting schedules
Ensure Management Accounts packs are correct, and that due date deadlines are met
Review Budget Vs Actual variances and report on any variances
Reconciliation and reports of various company accounts with regards to cash flow
Prepare audit packs, and liaise with auditors regarding annual financial statements
Submission of statutory returns for VAT
Review of payments for correct allocation and VAT treatment
Weekly / daily review of all cashbooks, invoicing, debtors age analysis and assist in the management of the credit control process
Authorisation of payments on the banking portal
Investigate Expense variance, and add as notes to Income Statement schedules
Respond to and follow up on accounts queries
Respond to ad hoc projects, queries and analyses thereof
Provide support to the Financial Manager
Review of the system of internal controls and management and promotion of more effective management systems
Produce accurate monthly management accounts in terms of agreed timelines

Qualifications and Experience


Completed tertiary qualification in Accounting

Experience and Knowledge:

A minimum of 2 years post article experience in commercial / corporate / operational environment
Or 4 years of experience as an Accountant in a commercial / corporate / operational environment
Solid knowledge of financial processes, systems and related laws
Must have been responsible for managing accounts to balance sheet and income statement
Must have been responsible for ensuring that accounts are accurate and meaningful, and information contained in the accounts is accurate and relevant.

Skills and Attributes

Computer literate (experience in Google Drive, Sheets and Docs preferable)
Excellent communication skills
Able to perform under pressure
Must be accurate
Attention to detail
Proven organisational skills
Able to perform manage deadlines and meet them
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Responsible, accountable and dedicated

Specific Requirements

Solid and positive references
Clear health record
Clear credit record
No criminal record
Vaccinated against covid-19 or prepared to be vaccinated prior to commencing the job

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About Faircape Group

Faircape Group is a diversified development and property management company in South Africa. From humble beginnings as a construction company more than three decades ago, we’ve become a preeminent...

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