Creditors Accountant

Finance, Fund Administration, Tax and Valuations · Cape Town, Western Province
Department Finance, Fund Administration, Tax and Valuations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

 

Play an active part in creating a sustainable future by joining Climate Fund Managers' Africa team based in Claremont, Western Cape, South Africa.

 

Climate Fund Manager’s (CFM) is a leading blended finance fund manager dedicated to securing a sustainable future by investing across global emerging markets. CFM has a long-term vision to structure cutting edge financing facilities around thematic areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, including renewable energy, water, sanitation, and oceans. CFM is established as a joint venture between the Dutch development bank FMO and Sanlam InfraWorks – part of the Sanlam Group of South Africa.

 

We provide financing solutions across the entire project lifecycle (development, construction, and operational stages). With our offices in The Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and Latin America we believe in a world where sustainable investing and profitability are not mutually exclusive.

 

The primary focus of the Creditors Accountant is to manage the creditor and sundry debtors’ requirements of the business, reconcile bank accounts and prepare VAT returns.  This role is based in our Claremont, Western Cape, South Africa office.  The role reports into the Senior Financial Manager and may require periodic travel within CFM’s regional offices.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage Accounts Payable
  • Verify invoices
  • Review expense claims, credit card reconciliations and creditors reconciliations
  • Code and allocate invoices per chart of account and capture entries in the accounting system (Microsoft Dynamics) for review
  • Capture payments made and reconcile creditors age analysis, ensuring creditors paid per payment terms
  • Maintain creditors database
  • Assist in preparing expense reports for monthly reporting
  • Maintain records of creditors invoices and other supporting information for audit and tax purposes

 

  • Manage Sundry Debtors
  • Prepare sundry debtor recovery invoices for review

 

  • Banking & Treasury
  • Prepare bank payments, including international payments
  • Reconcile bank accounts (USD, EUR, ZAR, SGD)

 

  • Journal Entries
  • Prepare and post entries for Bank, Debtors, Creditors, and general journals
  • Maintain records for audit and tax purposes

 

  • Operations support and reporting
  • Assist with the internal and external audit
  • Assist with business planning and forecasting

 

  • VAT/Corporate Tax
  • Assist with preparation of VAT returns

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

  • An accounting degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within financial accounting
  • Experience working in accounting packages (particularly Microsoft Dynamics) advantageous
  • Proficient in MS office suite, particularly Excel
  • Highly numerate
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively across all levels with stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Detail orientated by nature
  • Pragmatic, solution driven attitude
  • Hands-on mentality and pro-active attitude
  • Sound judgement andability to analyse situations and information
  • Ability to prioritise and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner

 

To apply, please send us your updated resume together with a motivation letter.

 

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  • Location
    Cape Town, Western Province
  • Department
    Finance, Fund Administration, Tax and Valuations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level