Accountant (Temporary) Job in South Africa

The Faircape Group is an independent development and property management company with more than 30 years of success in the industry. We incorporate free standing homes, sectional title units, as well as mixed use residential and commercial buildings. The recent acquisition in joining the retirement sector has seen the Group grow beyond expectation.

Accountant Temporary

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • 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 


  • Completed tertiary qualification in Accounting 


  • Proven experience as an Accountant 
  • Moderate to Excellent Excell experience 

Skills and Attributes

  • Computer literate (experience in Google Drive, Sheets and Docs preferable)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills 
  • 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

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Faircape Group to apply