Ogilvy South Africa

Financial Accountant

Job Function

Business Unit: Ogilvy CT
Department: Finance department
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent

The role includes, but is not limited to, the following functions:

  • Reporting of financial results on monthly basis,
  • Reviewing of month-end journals, balance sheet reporting and sub-ledger reconciliations,
  • Updating of monthly expense analyses and forecasts,
  • Reviewing of creditors reconciliations and payment batches,
  • Daily cash flow analysis and reporting,
  • General rendering of assistance to clerical staff with regards to accounting issues and queries,
  • Monitoring of and compliance with internal control environment and SOX.

Minimum requirements include:

  • A BCom degree in finance or a similar tertiary qualification would be beneficial,
  • At least 3 years experience in financial administration is required,
  • Advanced MS Excel skills are ESSENTIAL,

The successful candidate shall be a self-motivated independent worker who has the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a high-level of focus on completing the tasks at-hand. 
Short-listed candidates shall be highly disciplined and keen to be involved in the details surrounding the department and the work. 
The incumbent must have a proven track-record in achieving deadlines as defined. 
Short-listed candidates must display excellent communication skills and exceptional abilities to work with different personalities in the marketing and advertising sector.

This job posting shall remain active until 30 April 2019. 
Due to the high volume of applications received by the agency on a daily basis, we cannot guarantee a response to every application. Therefore, should you not receive a response by 5pm on 08 July 2019, kindly accept your application as being unsuccessful.

HR Contact | Cape Town


+27 21 467 1000