Overview

Position:                              Accountant

Salary:                                  Market Related

Location:                             Cape Town

Job type:                             Permanent

Industry:                              Wholesale / Supply

Reference Number:          RDT.B.A.01072024

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Our client is a well-known bulk food industry supplier based in Cape Town and they are looking for a highly skilled Accountant with a strong background in import/export operations and foreign exchange (Forex). Ideal candidates will also have experience with refrigerated reefer consignments.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and oversee all accounting activities related to import and export transactions
  • Handle foreign exchange transactions and currency conversions
  • Prepare and maintain financial records, including invoices, sales orders, and shipment schedules
  • Collaborate with the Accounts Department to ensure accurate invoicing and financial reporting
  • Coordinate with freight forwarding agents to provide clearing instructions and manage logistics for refrigerated reefer consignments
  • Monitor and analyze financial data to ensure compliance with international trade regulations
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting for import/export operations
  • Invoice customers, send statements, and issue payment reminders
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customers, addressing their inquiries and resolving any issues promptly

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Matric
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Proven experience in accounting, specifically within the import/export industry
  • Pastel Partner – NON Negotiable
  • Strong understanding of foreign exchange transactions and currency management
  • Experience with refrigerated reefer consignments is highly desirable
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Excel
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities
  • Effective communication and relationship-building skills

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https://www.careers-page.com/the-globevest-group-2/job/QVX4V388

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