• Accounting / Finance
  • Western Cape
  • 11/29/2023
  • Wage Agreement
  • Full Time
  • Urgent

Melrose Arch captures the imagination, invades the senses and invites you into a new world that evokes the renaissance spirit of the world’s great squares and piazzas. Its people-friendly meeting places, amazing buildings and curved streets create a vibrant atmosphere that is out of this world.

We are looking for a strong minded, competent and ambitious Accountant to join our team.

What does the role entail?

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations and attend to reconciling items.
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Preparation of financial reports and consolidation of group reporting.
  • Liaise with various hotel associates for the purpose of solving processing and reporting on financial data.
  • Prepare daily and monthly cashflow projections for various hotels.
  • Preparing and posting monthly journals and closing off month end reporting deadlines ensuring that all provisions/accruals / adjusted are completed.
  • Preparation and assistance with Internal and External Audits.
  • Completion and submission of statutory returns by the due date (VAT & PAYE & other returns).
  • Ensure transaction accuracy and documentational support.
  • Manage weekly & monthly payment run process for various hotels.
  • Undertake adhoc scrutiny / analysis of financial data and / or prepare adhoc financial reports.
  • Assist Financial Manager in maintaining the implementation of internal controls and improving hotel process efficiencies.
  • Classify, code, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records.
  • Prepare, maintain, audit, and distribute statistical, financial, accounting, auditing, or payroll reports and tables tasks are completed on time and that they meet appropriate quality standards.
  • Managing projects and policies ensures that the P&L is accurate costs are properly matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts) and statements are delivered to appropriate individuals in a timely manner.
  • Ensure tax rates used for sales/use tax are current and that the correct amounts are collected and/or accrued.
  • Ensure compliance with standard and local operating procedures.

What are the candidate requirements?

  • Finance/Accounting Degree (minimum requirement)
  • At least 3 (three) years financial/accounting experience
  • Property experience (advantageous)
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Experience with drafting financial statements
  • Excellent accounting software user skills in SAGE Evolution, MDA and Microsoft office
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Own transport

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Application Question(s):

  • How far (in km) from Melrose Arch Precinct do you live?
  • Do you have property industry experience?


  • Bachelors (Preferred)


  • Financial /Accounting: 3 years (Required)