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Cape Town

Property Accountant

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A UK-based Private Tuition Company offering additional support in Maths & English seeks the financial expertise of a Property Accountant to join its team. Your role will entail drafting an Accounting and Financial Procedure Manual for the Group and an Annual budget for each of their 17 properties, invoice and monthly statements to all tenants and collecting rent and handling all Credit queries. You must possess preferably a BCom/BCompt./Honours or CIMA or other equivalent suitable tertiary qualification with at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably also have prior Property Finance/Accounting experience.



Draft an Accounting and Financial Procedure Manual – For the Group.

Draft Annual budget for each individual property – 17 Properties –

1 March – 28 Feb.

Manage annual budget.

Monthly Management Report by the 7th of the Month –

Analyse variances.

Weekly Payment Schedule by 3pm Tuesday.

Invoice & Monthly statements to all tenants.

Rent collection and bill queries –

Deposit, rental, rates & taxes, electricity, water and all consumable charges, all lease cost and income, penalties and interest.

Enforce penalties and interest on late payment, manage debtors.

Make payment on behalf of owner (Manage SLA’s & Council payment plans).

Handle all Credit queries.

Record Keeping – Dropbox / OneDrive.

Maintain and operate MDA.

Capture Lease agreements.

Insure the property against all risk.

Identify cost-reduction opportunities.

Manage POPI.

Track Project Finance – 4 Project currently active.

Legal Entities – 18 registered companies.

Payroll – 10 people.



Qualifications –

Relevant tertiary qualification in Finance i.e., BCom, BCompt, Honours, CIMA.


Experience/Skills –

5 Years previous experience in a similar role

Property Finance/Accounting experience is preferable.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence.

Degree, Permanent

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