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GreenCape is hiring! We are looking for a Financial Accountant

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

GreenCape is looking to hire a suitable qualified Financial Accountant.

Download the full job advert here

Role Description

The Financial Accountant will support both the delivery teams and support function with regards to financial management of projects.

Core tasks and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Reconciliations
  • Statutory control and governance
  • Banking payments function
  • Creditors control
  • Fixed assets management
  • Debtors control
  • Finance, administration and reporting

Required Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • Degree in Accounting, Financial or Management Accounting
  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience
  • SAIPA or SAICA articles advantageous
  • XERO accounting system experience
  • Microsoft Office suite, Excel advanced preferred
  • ZOHO working knowledge advantageous
  • Previous NPO and/or philanthropy environment experience preferred
  • Project management training
  • Experience in project management and execution
  • Experience in project monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Technical expertise in relevant field
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organised and efficient
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Deadline driven, work well under pressure and ability to multi-task

To access the full job advert by clicking the link here.

Applications and queries can be submitted via email to Human Resources at

Applications must include:

  • A well written letter of motivation indicating what motivates the candidate to apply for the role:
    What the candidate feels they bring to the role that would make them a preferred candidate;
    An indication of current salary and salary expectations;
    An indication of when the candidate would be available to commence work;
    Please also note how the candidate became aware of the job opportunity
  • A detailed CV
  • Copies of academic transcripts
  • Proof of eligibility to work in South Africa (copy of SA ID or work permit)
  • All applicants must complete the GreenCape online application form. You can complete the application form by accessing this link:

Only candidates who are shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. The closing date for applications is 19 November 2023. Should you not hear back from the company by 13 January 2024, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Note that GreenCape gives preference to suitably qualified internal candidates first and reserves the right to not appoint to positions and to change the role in response to applicant abilities and interests. Preference will be given to designated groups and people with disabilities. All appointments will be done factoring in our Employment Equity Plan.

Queries can be submitted via email to Human Resources at