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  • Posted: Apr 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Incorporated in 1918, Oceana Group is the largest fishing company in South Africa, and an important participant in the Namibian fishing sector. We are publicly listed on both the Johannesburg (JSE) and Namibian (NSX) Stock Exchange. Oceana is a majority black-owned company and a level 2 B-BBEE contributor. Oceana provided employment to 6 053 employees, of...
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    Assistant Accountant

    An Assistat Accountant position has become available in the Finance Department. This position is based in Stompneus Bay, West Coast. The succesful incumbent will be responsible supporting the finance team with all finance related tasks and will report directly to the Financial Accountant.

    Key responsibilities

    Financial Management

    • Day-to-day accounting systems/transactions monitored and reviewed: General Ledger, GRIR Account, Debtors, Fixed Assets, Bank, Payroll, Charges Recoverable, Taxation
    • Reconciliation of Intercompany Customer, Supplier and Loan accounts
    • Intercompany confirmations
    • Intercompany revenue schedules
    • Journals prepared
    • General Ledger reconciliations compiled

    Reporting and Audits

    • Input to monthly and annual audit packs prepared
    • Quarterly report packs compiled
    • Year-end preparation and Year-end Audit deliverables

    Budgets and Forecasts

    • Annual budgets and quarterly forecasts prepared

    Internal Controls

    • Internal controls implemented and monitored

    Minimum requirements:

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • B. Comm (Accounting) Degree or equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in the Fishing or FMCG environment

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • SAP experience is required (2 years of experience working of the following modules: FI, AR and AP)
    • Microsoft Office packages
    • Microsoft excel - advanced level.
    • High degree of current technical accounting and taxation knowledge


    • Analytical thinking and problem solving
    • High regard for accuracy
    • Detail conscious
    • Excellent Interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to apply initiative, good judgement and creative thinking
    • Good business acumen
    • Ability to work under pressure and be dead-line driven

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Oceana Group Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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