IT Support Administrator – Northern Suburbs CT

Our client, an independent, award-winning provider of fund, corporate and private wealth services to institutional and private clients, is looking to employ a 1st line general IT support administrator to join an experienced Global IT team.
You will be part of the company’s IT team, responsible for the installation, maintenance, support of their IT systems and providing end-user technical assistance and troubleshooting, specifically to the Cape Town office. This exciting new role is in line with the continued growth of the company and will suit someone who is looking for a role that is both challenging and rewarding.

Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Responsibilities include daily management of the SA IT function, specifically, responding to and resolving incoming helpdesk tickets, and basic IT knowledge transfer to users.
  • Technical Support
  • System support
  • Help Desk Management
  • Application support
  • User Training and Education
  • Hardware and Software Maintenance
  • Documentation and Knowledge Management
  • Collaboration and Communication

Skills and Experience:

  • You will have relevant experience working in a professional environment and be able to demonstrate strong communication skills.
  • 1st level IT support experience – 1 to 2 years preferable.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills with an ability to assess each employees IT knowledge levels.
  • Strong team player able to work effectively with diverse client groups, with ability to problem solve individually and in a group, as well as handling multiple tasks concurrently, the ability to manage your time effectively.
  • Experience with past and present Microsoft Windows PC and Server configurations deployed in a networked environment including On Prem and Cloud.
  • Good accurate record keeping.


Admin Manager & Advisor Assistant – JHB

Our client, based in Sandton JHB, is looking for an Admin Manager & Advisor Assistant.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Key Individual(s) – oversight of the business activities.
  • Work independently, effectively, and efficiently. Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Perform administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, preparing documentation, taking minutes and marketing activities including preparation, participation and minuting of annual health reviews & benefit committee meetings.
  • Provide ongoing service and support to clients in person, via email and/or telephonically.
  • Facilitate and resolve client service requests. Respond to client enquiries in a timely & professional manner.
  • Ensure client data/records are accurate and current – attention to detail.
  • Resolve client enquiries and issues expeditiously and accurately.
  • Maintain up-to-date product and industry knowledge. Understand the full value chain.
  • Intimate knowledge of insurers/service providers policies & processes and aligning this with the company’s business processes.
  • Assist financial advisors with daily activities, including maintaining calendars, preparing correspondence, fee renewals, retirement income revisions and online transacting.
  • Prepare, review and submit new business applications/onboarding.
  • Process and manage health, short term, life and gap cover claims.
  • Working knowledge of operations/business procedures/client-service processes.
  • Ensure file prep for client meetings. Portfolio summaries, investment reports, short term annual renewals, etc.
  • Compile/prepare forms, documents, agendas, registers, templates, letters, quotes and proposals.
  • Handle confidential and/or sensitive information responsibly – compliance.
  • Ensure activities within the practice comply with FAIS Act.
  • CMS, PI and FSCA levy – renewals. Quarterly compliance reports/audits. CPD adherence.
  • Liaise with compliance officer – ensure practice & advisors are compliant. Maintain compliance records.
  • Commission, administration and sales reporting.
  • Ensure the FSP meets its obligations as required by the FSCA – understand the FAIS Act and Anti Money Laundering Regulation
  • Ensure financial services are rendered in accordance with the principles of treating customers fairly (TCF).
  • Maintain database, recordkeeping and systems.
  • Responsible and accountable for oversight of the overall administration activities of the practice.


Senior Bookkeeper – Northern Suburbs CT

Our client is a Destination Management Company that has been in existence for more than 27 years. They are an employer with dignity and values, understanding that every employee is important and every job valuable. Service excellence comes first and their clients appreciate their
integrity and loyalty.

The position requires attention to detail and a high level of accuracy, and a team player who is able to work under stress.

Job Function:

  • Receiving and distributing of supplier invoices
  • Ensure supplier invoices are received back timeously
  • Implementing and maintaining creditors system
  • Foreign payments
  • Assist with sending remittances
  • Managing of reconciliations of major creditors
  • Managing credit card machines
  • Full creditors function
  • Balancing of intercompany accounts
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Recurring journals on pastel
  • Profit /Loss Analysis
  • Assist with monthly management reports
  • Assist with VAT preparation
  • Compiling and preparing information for annual audits
  • Updating journals on pastel
  • Preparing excel reconciliations
  • Full debtors function

Minimum Requirements:

  • BCom
  • 5 Years Experience
  • Valid drivers license
  • South African ID or a valid working permit
  • English Language – Advance (read, write and speak)
  • Microsoft Office (Intermediate) – Excel & Outlook Proficient
  • Xero (Intermediate) / Pastel (Intermediate)

Tax and Accounting Senior (Stellenbosch)

Our client, based in Stellenbosch, is a progressive accounting and tax reporting and compliance firm, who prepare technical accounting and tax reports in South Africa, the United States and Europe.

The candidate will be part of a vibrant team and obtain exposure to a wide array of projects and advanced technical concepts. The company provides a culture that has freedom if the candidate takes ownership of their work. Working hours are flexible between 7:00 and 18:00.

The ideal candidate loves learning, problem-solving and the opportunity to contribute to a high-growth business. Due to the nature of the clientele, the candidate must be bilingual in English and Afrikaans.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as subject matter resource on all aspects of Tax operations for the team.
  • Understand objectives for stakeholders, clients and the company whilst aligning own performance to objectives.
  • Review of tax returns for individuals, companies and trusts.
  • Review of management accounts, and bank statement summaries.
  • Review payroll.
  • Review sole proprietor, company and trust annual financials.
  • Provide input to engineers developing business systems where necessary.
  • Effective management of client interactions and relations.
  • Provide training in accounting and tax and develop/mentor less experienced colleagues.
  • Any other duties deemed relevant.



  • SAIPA/SAICA registered
  • Two years post article experience

Finance and Operations Manager (Retail Industry)

The company is an established medium sized firm based in Cape Town in the retail industry. They sell products both locally and internationally. They are a global company with offices in South Africa, Mauritius and the US and are looking for a young and hungry CA (SA) or ACCA who will step into a FD/CFO role within a couple of years.



  1. Consolidate Financial Information: Regularly consolidate the financial data of the Group, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  2. Financial Analysis: Interpret financial submissions, analyze Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cashflow reports to gain insights into the company’s financial performance.
  3. Review Submissions: Review financial submissions for accuracy and completeness, identifying any discrepancies or issues.
  4. Monthly Management Accounts: Prepare monthly management accounts with commentary for review by the Board of Directors.
  5. Budget Variances: Collaborate with the FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) team to understand and explain variances to the budget.
  6. Opportunity and Issue Highlighting: Identify opportunities and issues in the financial data and collaborate with the CEO to implement processes to mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities.
  7. Reporting Enhancement: Evaluate the current reporting process and recommend/implement steps to enhance it. This may involve introducing more efficient reporting tools or methodologies.
  8. Lease and Contract Review: Review new Group leases and contracts to ensure they align with the company’s financial goals and standards.
  9. Sales Planning: Likely involves contributing to sales planning strategies, which may include sales forecasting and analysis.
  10. Supplier Negotiation: Participate in negotiations with suppliers to secure favourable terms and pricing.
  11. Risk Management: Contribute to the company’s risk management efforts, which may involve identifying financial risks and implementing strategies to mitigate them.
  12. Forex (Foreign Exchange): Manage and analyse foreign exchange transactions, as the company operates internationally.


  • CA (SA) or ACCA

Experience Requirement:

  • 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience
  • Experience in a similar role in the retail industry

Core Behavioural Competencies:

  • Organised
  • Ability to lead a small team
  • Able to works well in a team but also independently
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Executive Head of Division Finance Business Partner – Midrand

Our client is a specialist ICT solution provider that helps clients build, support, and manage their IT infrastructures. They have operations in all 9 provinces across the country, over 200 clients, and over 500 employees and are at the forefront of digital transformation and cybersecurity.

Their established national footprint coupled with unrivaled experience in the emerging markets and our exceptional technical offerings achieve their goals of profitability, operational agility, and client satisfaction.

By joining their talented team, you will have the opportunity to become part of their national organization which offers you the opportunity to grow and develop your career.

As EHOD Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible for ensuring that key business objectives of the company are met through providing operational financial support and partnering with business unit segment heads to ensure effective decision-making, informed by financial insights and business intelligence and enhance value creation and deliver the highest quality Profit and Loss planning and management.

As Head of FBP, you will be responsible for the following functions:

Segments and Business Unit Decision Support
• Provide insightful, timely, and value-added input so that BU management teams see Decision Support as a key contributor
• Develop credibility with segment (Regions, Cost centres, Contracts, sales segments, and Service units) management to be able to challenge the business to achieve its objective generate value for the company, and assist in bringing consistency across all the business units in terms of decision support presentation.
• Enable improved decision-making and identify and drive focused corrective actions.
• Challenge the business to drive sustainable value proactively through informed and insightful decision-making by analyzing actual results
• Evaluate product performance
• Support sales segment offerings in the company and support the EHOD FP&A in driving Technology Efficiency Programme initiatives.
• Post implementation reviews (capex, contract, and product) and develop the enablement processes to make corrections to products.
• Develop an accounting strategy
o Investigate and analyze the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the strategy of the Group to determine possible accounting implications in the company
o Evaluate the impact on the accounting of new products/services offered and new contracts entered by the company
o Identify the finance operational activities that could impact the accounting of the Group; Determine the IFRS guidance and international benchmarks that impact the accounting policies
• Manage external audits
o Prepare and agree on the annual auditing schedule with the relevant business units and external auditors
o Agree on the objectives and deliverables of the audit with the external auditors by IFRS requirements
o Contract the deliverables and target dates with the audit team members by the audit plan
o Schedule the audit by the audit plan together with the relevant role players
o Compile the appropriate documentation on the conclusion of the audit i.e. annual financial statements
o Conduct the generic follow-up actions by the external audit findings and contract the specific follow-up actions. Monitor line to ensure that the audit findings are addressed
o Manage external audits by policies and procedures and within the allocated time frame.
• Statutory compliance
o Identify the applicable statutory requirements utilizing the relevant resources
o Guidelines Legislation and Legislative interpretation Industry Specialist External Auditors Highlight the interpretation of the applicable IFRS guidelines to the relevant role players
o Manage and review the implementation of the necessary changes or amendments to the IFRS guidelines
o Monitor the compliance to IFRS to ensure statutory compliance is achieved; and ensure statutory compliance actions are completed within the allocated time frame.
o Annual Financial Statements
o Taxation Compliance
o Submission of annual returns
Financial Accounting
• Management of the record to report process
• Development and management of accounting policies and operational procedures
• Project Accounting
• Contract Accounting
• Balance Sheet management
• Fixed Assets Management
• Inter Company Process Management
• Support FP&A with budget process
• Tax Management
• Treasury management
• Banking relationship management
• Banking master data management
• Relationship with the Group Treasury team
• Cash management
• Foreign currency management
• Cash Flow management and forecasting
• Management of corporate credit cards
• Management of Petty cash process and governance
• Proactive management of the company free cash flow through decision support to business
• Management of banking master data and governance, aligned to the company’s DOA
• Insurance management
Payroll Management
• Management of the Payroll team
• Ownership of payroll controls and procedures
• Oversight of payroll banking files
• Interface between HR and Payroll Management
• Management of ASR and STI processes
• Management of Tax directives
Financial Controls
• Review and approvals of purchase requisitions/orders in line with DOA
• Ensure business decisions are executed within the governance framework
• Incubate the establishment of a Strategic working capital management function
• Ensure management of Operating expenses within the company’s governance framework and budget guidelines
• Enable revenue assurance for the company by introducing innovative controls through automation and RPA
• Business ownership of the company ERP and complementary applications
Business Case Development Support
Evaluate the impact of new initiatives (Products, delivery models, etc.) and implement measures to reduce risks and variances.
Provide structured Business Cases and specify Capex and Opex needs
• Gather all inputs from commercial and Solutions departments & external references
• Provide relevant methodology
• Review business case
• Challenge divisions by proposing alternatives to drive value
• Present trade-offs and rank alternatives
• Support senior management in making the appropriate decision
• Identify ways to track actual results
• Ensure Governance Policies are followed.

• Advanced skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Excellent communication skills,
• External perspective and appreciation of the macro-economic environment
• Business leadership and transformation including interpersonal, verbal &  written
• Problem solving & analysis
• Analytical thinking
• Experience in strategic financial planning
• Experience in leading teams
• Analysis & Interpretation
• Business Planning
• Performance Monitoring
• Advanced ERP skills
• Adaptability
• Diversity Management
• Commercial Acumen
• Strong analytical skills
• Compelling communication and influencing skills
• Resilience
• Ability to build effective teams
• Ownership and drive for impact
• Planning and organising
• Motivating and Developing Others
• Attention to Detail – must be able to analyze and translate data into logical patterns for use by business

• Minimum CA(SA)
• Minimum 6 years’ experience in a senior finance management role
• Minimum 4 years’ finance experience in ICT
• Experience in managing a diverse team

Technical Fund Accountant/Specialist

Our client is looking for a Technical Fund Accountant/Specialist, for a boutique asset management company. This is a permanent position in JHB or elsewhere by arrangement. You will work alongside the operations team providing oversight over the investment administration processes and systems.

Basic + Discretionary Bonus


  • Ensure operational and administrative systems, controls, and processes are in place
  • Understanding of performance reporting and pricing, specifically performance measurement calculations on financial instruments to deliver accurate and timely internal and external reporting to various stakeholders.
  • Overseeing matters escalated by the team, and timely intervention
  • Work closely with the Investment, Quants and Marketing Teams to manage inter-dependencies
  • Client service: managing information requirements and queries.

Qualities: A professional self-starter with a passion for financial markets, internal controls and processes who works well within a high-performance team. The ideal candidate is most likely already an investment operations specialist with 2+ years of fund accounting and/or investment operations experience.

Technical Knowledge and Experience:

  • New qualified CA (SA) / B. Com Hons. or relevant finance degree
  • 1-2 years accounting experience in financial services industry. Previous asset management or fund administration experience a distinct advantage.
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Proficient in the use of Reuters/Bloomberg
  • Knowledge of at least 1 locally used fund administration system

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to simplify complex problems and processes
  • Analytical, detail focused, inquisitive, pro-active, solution-minded
  • Ensures high quality output of work performed
  • Communicate clearly and professionally, verbally and in writing.

General Manager

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Pinelands, Cape Town, South Africa

Industry: Flexible Packaging for Fresh Produce and Fruit

About Us:

Our client is a leading provider of flexible packaging solutions to the fresh produce and fruit industry. With a strong focus on quality, innovation, and sustainability, we specialize in the extrusion, printing, coating, slitting, lamination, sheeting, and bag-making of various polymers and paper substrates. Our commitment to excellence has earned us a reputation for delivering high-quality packaging materials that meet the unique needs of our clients.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated General Manager with a strong background in engineering and financial management to lead our company. The General Manager will play a pivotal role in driving our business forward, ensuring operational excellence, and expanding our market presence. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our flexible packaging operations, financial management, and strategic planning.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Operational Excellence:
    • Lead and manage all aspects of production, including extrusion, printing, coating, slitting, lamination, sheeting, and bag-making processes.
    • Ensure the highest quality standards and compliance with industry regulations.
    • Optimize production efficiency, reduce waste, and minimize downtime.
    • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and employee development.
  2. Financial Management:
    • Develop and manage the company’s annual budget, financial forecasts, and performance metrics.
    • Monitor and control operational costs while maximizing profitability.
    • Implement financial strategies to drive growth and expansion.
    • Oversee accounts receivable, accounts payable, and financial reporting.
  3. Strategic Planning:
    • Collaborate with the executive team to define and execute the company’s long-term strategic plan.
    • Identify new market opportunities and develop growth strategies.
    • Analyze industry trends and competitors to stay ahead in the market.
    • Make data-driven decisions to improve business performance.
  4. Team Leadership:
    • Recruit, develop, and lead a high-performing team.
    • Foster a culture of teamwork, accountability, and professional development.
    • Set clear performance expectations and provide regular feedback.
  5. Customer Relations:
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key customers and suppliers.
    • Ensure exceptional customer service and satisfaction.
    • Address customer inquiries, concerns, and feedback promptly.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, or a BSC Chemistry.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the flexible packaging industry, preferably in fresh produce and fruit packaging.
  • Strong financial acumen and experience in budgeting, financial analysis, and P&L management.
  • In-depth knowledge of flexible packaging production processes and materials.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities.
  • Commitment to quality, safety, and sustainability practices.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans.
  • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • A chance to make a significant impact in the flexible packaging industry.

If you are a dynamic leader with a strong engineering and financial background and are ready to take on the challenge of leading a flexible packaging company in the fresh produce and fruit industry, we invite you to apply for the General Manager position at  our cleint. Join us in shaping the future of packaging solutions and making a difference in the industry.

Business Analyst

This job will consist of understanding the project outcomes, and through a structured process, modelling, validating and translating the client’s needs into business requirement that are then used to craft a technical and/or business solution. The business analyst will be expected to use their in-depth experience and expertise in business analysis to achieve quality outputs in content, methodology and artefacts.

Depending on the client and project, the successful candidate will be expected to perform below functions, or a subset thereof:
• Working with the client to identify opportunities for improvement in business operations and processes
• Gather, interpret and document requirements from the business (through e.g. Business Requirements Document (BRD); Process Analysis; Feasibility and Needs Analysis; Gap Analysis; Due Diligence)
• Ensure that stakeholders are fully engaged, understand and are in agreement with your documented requirements
• Gathering critical information from meetings and producing useful outputs.
• Participate in the solution design process
• Define the test cases and acceptance criteria for unit and/or user acceptance testing
• Assist with unit and/or user acceptance testing
• Effectively communicate your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
• Escalate potential risks/issues
• Self-manage deliverables to completion

• Self-Management
• Be able to work independently and be part of a team
• Strong attention to detail
• Solution orientated, passionate and energetic
• Self-starter, able to show initiative and work with minimal guidance
• Pro-active, innovative and creative thinker who has the ability to think outside the box
• Excellent communicator who can efficiently engage across all levels
Well-versed in managing senior stakeholders’ expectations
• Ability to multi-task and manage several BA deliveries simultaneously
• Capacity to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Minimum Qualifications:
Relevant Tertiary Qualification or Certificate/Diploma in Business Analysis from industry recognized training institution is advantageous (e.g. FTI or GetSmarter)

Minimum Experience:
5 years’ experience as Business Analyst
Must have at least 3 – 5 years’ Asset Management / Front Office experience within the Financial services industry (Asset Management and Transfer Agency). This is non-negotiable.

Experience in communicating with clients and facilitating workshops
Business Writing Skills


UK/European Business Development Manager – London

Our client is seeking a UK/European Business Development Manager, for a boutique asset management company based in London. This job will be focused on driving net inflows into the company’s products from UK/European investors.

Basic Salary + Bonus

Responsibilities: Primary responsibility is to drive investment into the company’s funds by a wide variety of potential clients that are based in the UK/Europe but may also extend beyond that geographically depending on client interest. Secondary focus will be the ongoing servicing of clients based in the UK/Europe. Candidates for this role should have sufficient experience in business development in so far as this enables them to contract commercial terms with these (predominantly institutional) clients on behalf of the company’s subsidiary company.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Promotion of the company’s brand and the other partner funds to the following but not limited to; pension funds, platforms, fund of funds, family offices, sovereign wealth funds and the like
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with UK/European clients
  • Provide regular feedback and reporting to clients on their investments, with a level of competence that the individual could stand in for the portfolio manager and represent the fund during feedback
  • Maintaining a level of technical knowledge of the company’s funds and business,


A professional self-starter with a passion for financial markets who works well within a high-performance team. The ideal candidate is most likely already a BDM professional with 5+ years of research and/or financial sales related experience, preferably in asset management. A demonstrable track record of investment acumen, work ethic and success is key. Knowledge and insights gained from industry research and analysis of portfolios would be a valuable additional skill.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of BCom graduate or similar qualification with numerate skills
  • Professional Qualification preferable (eg CFA, CAIA, CA)
  • Excellent capital markets general knowledge
  • At least 5 years’ experience in business development, preferably in the UK
  • The ability to work from home in an unsupervised manner.