Candidate Registration



Employer / Recruiter Login


Employer / Recruiter Register

Coming Soon!


Senior Financial Accountant CA (SA)

Max Salary: R100,000 per month (commensurate with experience)
Decription: Senior Financial Accountant – R100,000 per month – Cape Town – Perm – Start asap – Open to all

Must have international Tax Experience and a CA (SA) Designation.

Our well-established client in the international travel industry is looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their team in Cape Town. The division is an exciting and complex business with three brands in two business streams. The business operates 15 bases and 6 offices, across 25 legal entities in 20 countries and in 11 currencies

The Senior Financial Accountant will be working closely with the Head of Finance and Group Tax Team in ensuring tax and regulatory compliance across the division.

Key responsibilities include understanding and documenting the tax and regulatory requirements by jurisdiction, monitoring of external compliance requirements and preparation or review of divisional tax and regulatory returns.

Duties and responsibilities (include but not limited to):
• Monitoring and documenting indirect and direct tax requirements across all jurisdictions including tracking compliance with the obligations;
• Preparation or review of indirect tax returns across all entities and direct tax returns for Rest of World entities; responsible for the completion of tax packs for the US and UK entities for direct tax purposes including returns and provisions.
• Responsibility for documentation, standardisation and monthly reporting of tax and regulatory control across the division
• Responsibility for the divisional tax balances reported on a monthly basis (balance sheet and P&L)
• Cashflow forecasting of tax and regulatory payments across the division including development of cashflow models in conjunction with the Head of Finance and the Senior Financial Accountant – Cash and Working Capital; working with Group tax to provide accurate and timely data on a country-by-country basis for budgets and forecasts
• Responsibility for monitoring regulatory external compliance, including working with the wider business and preparation of returns where required including, but not limited to ABTA, ATOL and IATA, international charter taxes, environmental taxes and international yacht licensing
• Assisting in identification of tax and regulatory risks across the international statutory structure (in conjunction with Group Tax Team). Working with the Head of Finance and the Group Tax Team to ensure compliance with local tax laws across all jurisdictions
• Ad-hoc reports and analyses as required by the Head of Finance, Finance Director or Group Tax
• Undertaking any ad hoc tasks, other tax or compliance identified by the Head of Finance or Group Tax

Key Relationships:
• Head of Finance
• Group Tax Team
• Finance Director

If you meet all the above requirement and you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, please email your updated CV in WORD format along with a copy of you qualifications, ID, reference letters or contactable referees and a profile picture of yourself to
General Requirements: Key Attributes
• ACA / ACCA qualified finance professional
• Strong technical knowledge and experience in process documentation
• Experience in the preparation of direct and indirect tax returns
• Experience in tax compliance across multiple jurisdictions beneficial
• Experience in regulatory compliance beneficial
• Strong modelling and excel skills
• Experience of using nominal ledger systems
• Able to build relationships across all levels of the organisation
• Problem solving mindset with the motivation to dive into the detail when required
• Ability to work under pressure and ensure deadlines are met
Location Cape Town    
Consultant: Belinda McIntosh
Email: Share This Job