Financial Accountant Job at Sunsail, The Moorings and Leopard Catamarans – in Cape Town, Western Cape 8001

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join Travelopia and work within our marine division in Cape Town. You will join us on a full-time permanent basis as a Financial Accountant working within a global team.

Travelopia operates across the globe including Europe, Australia, North America, and Canada, we’re passionate about being the best and pride ourselves on the unique and diverse range of holiday experiences we offer our customers. Our combined businesses are the world’s largest provider of specialist and experiential travel with a range of unique experiences, from private jets, polar expeditions, sailing, tailormade luxury holidays and much more.

The position of the Financial Accountant involves working with the Head of Finance and Senior Financial Accountant in ensuring tax, regulatory and Reserve Bank compliance for our South Africa entity across numerous business streams, including but not limited to, the sale of overseas holidays, the sale of boats and boat-related equipment and utilization of South African based resource by overseas jurisdictions.

What you will be doing

Gaining a strong understanding of our global business and accounting methodology applied across the group and leveraging this understanding to take ownership for all South African statutory, regulatory and tax requirements including:

Ensuring the correct contracts are in place and the Exchange Control agreement with the Reserve Bank is up to date for all intercompany transactions, updating as required following business change

Calculation of monthly recharges required to overseas entities to comply with transfer pricing requirements and creation of related intercompany invoices

Ensuring correct documentation is in place on transactions with overseas entities to ensure we are compliant with South African tax rules (i.e.SAD 500s)

Working with local advisors on the filing of SA transfer pricing report with SARS on an annual basis

Preparation and submission of monthly VAT return

Preparation of trial balance for the FY21 audit onwards, ensuring all required transfer pricing has been applied

Being the point of contact with the local (and group if required) auditors on all intercompany transactions

Monthly preparation of intercompany reconciliations ensuring each transaction can be appropriately backed up and is covered in the Exchange Control agreement

Preparing monthly intercompany settlement proposals and providing all related documentation required by the bank.

Stock management

Undertaking any ad hoc tasks, other finance duties relevant to the South Africa entity and responsibilities identified by the Head of Finance or Senior Financial Accountant

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role you will be a qualified Accountant with prior experience within the accountancy field. You will have experience working under IFRS and have knowledge of the requirements of a financial statement audit. The right candidate for this role will be proactive and analytical with strong communication skills, able to multitask and manage various projects simultaneously. Experience with SARS and Reserve Bank requirements, working with foreign currencies and multiple entities, as well as familiarity with Microsoft Suite, are all key requirements for this role.

If you are a qualified Accountant, work well in a faced paced environment, and looking to work within an exciting industry then this could be the opportunity for you! Apply today letting us know why you would be a great fit for this role.

About the Company

Company: Sunsail, The Moorings and Leopard Catamarans –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape 8001

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About Sunsail, The Moorings and Leopard Catamarans -