Financial Accountant – Agriculture Job at AltGen – in Cape Town, Western Cape


4th May 2021


Cape Town, South Africa


South Africa

Job Type



R360K – R420K CTC per annum

Start Date




Contact Name

Phillip Khumalo


If you are a Financial Accountant looking for your next career move, this is it – this opportunity will provide you with exposure to new projects and ideas with plenty of growth opportunities ahead of you. Our client is an integrated diversified cannabis business making this an interesting opportunity you don’t want to miss out on!

If you are the right fit for this role, you will need to have an Accounting Degree as well as a CIMA qualification. You will have at least 9 years post qualification financial experience with 2 years in retail commerce being an added bonus! You are tech-savvy with an entrepreneurial spirit that shines through – it’s about the long-term goals for you and getting into a new, rapidly growing industry. Your responsibilities will include creating all monthly IVCF reports for the LRA, preparing all purchase requisitions for each department, supporting auditors when needed, and carrying out payroll making it essential that you’ve had previous experience in preparing EMP201 and EMP501. If you are solutions-driven with the ability to think fast, as well as can thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, you’re definitely the person we’re looking for!

You could soon find yourself working with a cannabis firm that is moving and shaking the industry in Africa – so apply now!


We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech

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Education Requirements

Accounting degree

CIMA qualification

Experience Requirements

9+ years post qualification experience in financial role

2+ years retail commerce experience is beneficial

Proven Accounting software experience – SAGE One is beneficial

Previous experience preparing IVCF reports

Thorough knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards for SME’s


Your responsibilities include preparing monthly VAT reports for South Africa and Lesotho, creating monthly and yearly management accounts for individual entities within the group, overseeing all monthly intercompany transactions and intercompany loan reconciliations, and overseeing and reporting on departmental budgets.


Quick thinker and solutions-driven

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate to different department levels

Ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-pressure environment

Ability to work independently

IT proficient, especially with MS Office

Quality driven with high degree of accuracy

About the Company

Company: AltGen –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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