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Financial Accountant– Renewable Energy

Job description

7855-altgen-recruitment-logo-1000x6000dpi-300x180Our client, a South African based renewable energy company that focuses on commercial wind-power is looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team in Cape Town.


The ideal candidate must have good and up-to-date knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to be able to assist with quarterly consolidation processes, to input core data for each quarter as well as provide analytical review.

The role also requires assisting with the year-end audits, which would include liaison between the auditors and the bookkeeper.

Furthermore, you will need to assist with any SARS audits as well as provide cash and budget management services, processing payments in time and correctly, managing the Fixed Asset Register to make sure it is up to date. A key function of this role will be to keep record of expense claims, credit cards use and cash in advance requests to assist in analysing monthly company costs.

If you are an accounting expert who has a problem-solving nature and enjoys working in a fast paced and high pressured environment, than you will thrive in this opportunity.

Job requirements

  • Com Accounting Degree
  • 3-5 years working experience in an Accountant role
  • Strong reporting skills and experience
  • Understanding of the renewable energy sector
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Great eye for detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Deadline driven
Babalwa Bungane
Babalwa Bungane is the content producer for ESI Africa - Clarion Events Africa. Babalwa has been writing for the publication for over five years. She also contributes to sister publications; Smart Energy International and Power Engineering International. Babalwa is a social media enthusiast.