Bookkeeper – Hospitality – Gauteng

|, August 2018, Gauteng, Hospitality, Johannesburg, Other|Bookkeeper – Hospitality – Gauteng

Bookkeeper – Hospitality – Gauteng


Financial Accountant – Hospitality – Johannesburg – Gauteng

Salary: Market Related depending on experience

Our client is looking to employ a financially strong, experienced and capable financial accountant that can operate efficiently, reliably and independently. This position is for a financial accountant for Southern Africa within the hospitality industry. Experience in hospitality preferred but not essential should the candidate be working for a large, multi-national corporate company that operates throughout southern Africa &/internationally. This is a permanent position is based in Sandton, Gauteng.

Please Forward: Microsoft Word CV; Recent Payslip –

Please Note: Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful

Minimum Requirements:



  • Prepare and review Southern Africa balance sheet reconciliations & process monthly journals
  • Prepare monthly management accounts for regional business units
  • Prepare & assist with quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and high level forecasts
  • Assist with year-end audit queries
  • Training of staff from various backgrounds and skill levels
  • Regular travel to lodges and regional centres.
  • Capex tracking and related functions.
  • Liaison with professional & legal advisors, tax authorities etc.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required


  • Ensuring month end processes are completed within the required timelines
  • Process monthly journals related to Botswana and Namibian lodges
  • Provide variance analysis and other accounting support to central teams
  • Preparing monthly Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with planning and co-ordination of the audit and address audit queries
  • Maintain Fixed asset register and capital expenditure tracking
  • Bank reconciliations and revaluations related to fixed deposit accounts
  • Circulating and reviewing monthly management accounts to regions
  • Maintaining Forex float
  • Ad hoc tasks as required


  • Matric; B Comm Accounting Degree with 2 years’ experience
  • Driver’s License and Own Vehicle, travel to the lodges will be required
  • Proficient with MS Office Packages (Advanced Excel)
  • Advanced excel experience required (etc. pivot table, vlookups)
  • Experience with Quickbooks /Accpac and Microsoft Access beneficial
  • Experience with multi-currency, including processing of journals, reconciliations and checks,
  • understanding the principles of foreign currency revaluations
  • Analysis & Problem Solving
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Having and using knowledge of systems, situations, procedures and cultures inside the organization to identify potential organizational problems and opportunities; perceiving the impact and the implications of decisions on other components of the organization.
  • Establishing a course of action for self and/ or others to accomplish a specific goal; planning proper assignments of personal and appropriate allocation of resources.
  • Quality Orientation/Attention To Detail
  • Accomplishing tasks through concern for all areas involved, no matter how small, showing concern for all aspects of the job, accurately checking processes and tasks; maintaining watchfulness over a period of time.
  • End product orientation. Attention to detail.
  • Check what is received and ensure quality of personal input before distribution.


  • Diligent self-starter, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Results focused, but willing to work with diverse personalities in a challenging environment
  • Generate and maintain a positive momentum and high levels of productivity.
  • Maintain social, ethical, organisational and professional norms.
  • Keen willingness for ongoing personal development.
  • Excellent communicator;
  • Team player who works productively with wide range of people


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