Graphic Designer (Clothing industry)

Dynamic clothing manufacturer seeks creative Graphic Designer to conceptualise and design artwork for mens and ladieswear and to follow through to production.  Clothing manufacutirng experience is ESSENTIAL together with strong communication and compter skills.  Must be able to handle pressure

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for planning, directing and co-ordinating the activities related to the graphics of garments (menswear) supplied to clients.
  • Liaising with Merchandisers, chain stores, licensees
  • Be able to interpret designs correctly and prepare product outwork timeously
  • Communicate with licenses for relevant approvals and monitor the sample set.
  • Handle QA’s on product outwork
  • Approve and sign off all artwork for bulk production

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • 3 years Graphic Design experience in the clothing industry ESSENTIAL
  • Matric
  • National Diploma or certificate in Graphic Design preferred
  • Highly proficient in Illustrator Photoshop, MS Office ESSENTIAL

Senior Bookkeeper / Financial Accountant – Hillcrest

Opportunity exists for a Senior bookkeeper / Financial accountant with PROPERTY industry experience and more importantly MDA software experience.  Look after full set of accounts for large shopping centre as well as follow up on queries and deal with tenants from time to time.  Report to the Managing Agents and ensure reports are accurate and up to date.  Must live in the Upper Highway Area.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and run full property rental system (MDA Property Management software essential) for Shopping Centre Mall (MRI experience acceptable)
  • Loading of leases on rental system
  • Assist with Tenant account reconcilliations and credit control
  • Check G/L of Mall on a monthly basis and assist in preparations of the monthly financials by ensuring the following:
    • Monthly contracts and municipal accounts have been paid and accrue where not paid
    • Check that recoveries are raised for operational costs and utilities
  • Liaise with Property/Portfolio Manager regarding accruals and projections
  • Liaise with Property/Portfolio Manager on any anomalies relating to payments etc. in ledgers
  • Check all monthly adjusting journals prepared by the Portfolio Accountant in respect of Mall
  • Check all monthly accruals
  • Loading of creditors and payments
  • Daily and Weekly reconciliations & prepare all Variance reporting
  • Full cashbook and receipting function
  • Monthly Bank reconciliation
  • Prepare projections for Mall, and prepare Projection commentary
  • Analyse and Recon balance sheet accounts
  • Check and Process all invoices for payment in line with the co owner requirements
  • Follow-up on outstanding creditor contractual invoices and municipal accounts
  • Query Contractual increases above budgeted figure
  • Raise queries with Utility Managers in respect of council billings and accruals
  • Update of tenancies on a monthly basis for utility companies
  • Check monthly balance sheet recons
  • Assist with budget preparation and capturing
  • Managing petty cash and submitting monthly claims
  • Upkeep of financial records for Audit purposes
  • Calculation of annual increases in respect of Rates and Taxes, CID levies and other annual recovery adjustments where applicable.
  • Calculation of monthly recoveries in respect of refuse, sewer, aircon and other recoveries where applicable

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • MDA Property Management software essential
  • BCom degree or similar
  • At least 5 – 10 years working experience
  • Experience in the property environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience on all aspects of financial reporting and accounting
  • Ability to work accurately, Attention to detail and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Advanced skills in IT – able to troubleshoot problems, and able to learn new programs easily. Must have initiative to work things out


Personal strengths:

Analytical, methodical, good forward planning, ability to meet deadlines’ accurate, strong personality, ability to deal with staff and tenants with strength and tact.

Able to get along with other staff members.

Must use initiative to solve problems.


Package & Remuneration


Fantastic opportunity exists within a successful business within the construction sector for a B.Com Grad plus 3 years accounts experience to support the Financial Manager with the day to day accounts function and assist with reporting.  Great opportunity to learn and grow within a dynamic environment.  Accounts up to Trial Balance essential.  Completion of articles preferred.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying and entering transactions
  • Prepares and records asset, liability and expense entries by compiling and analysing account information
  • Maintain and balance accounts by verifying, allocating, and reconciling
  • Ability to resolve discrepancies timeously
  • Maintain general ledger, prepare trial balances and journal entries
  • Prepare weekly debtors reports, statements and supporting schedules
  • Create and manage suppliers’
  • Preparation and settlement of supplier payments
  • Review and reconciliation of supplier accounts, liaise with suppliers and follow up on outstanding queries
  • Assist in preparation of cash flow overviews and forecasting
  • Assist in additional finance related functions when required
  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly VAT reconciliations
  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly management accounts
  • Ensure proper administration and organisation of documentation
  • Assist in preparation of fortnightly payroll

Desired Experience & Qualification

BCom Accounting degree ESSENTIAL

Minimum 3-5 years’ experience

Good Microsoft Excel skills

Experience with QuickBooks is an advantage

General understanding and knowledge of the construction industry would be an advantage

Experience with Mozambique business operations beneficial


Articled Clerk – Hillcrest (3 year contract)

Medium size accounting firm based in Hillcrest is looking for Graduates and Postgraduates who have completed their undergrad degree (B Com Accounting, BBus Sci, Bcompt or B Accounting Degree) and studying towards or preferably completed their GDA/Hons/CTA and wanting to continue their studies to become a Chartered Accountant.  This is a 3 Year Training Contract.  Own car and drivers license is essential in order to travel to clients.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce client reports (AFS, Minutes, Certificates, Management letter)
  • Perform Audit Work
  • Complete Tax Returns
  • Assist managers in identifying material issues
  • Perform audit tasks timeously
  • Finalise an Audit File and propose an Audit opinion
  • Be proactive in obtaining reliable and sufficient evidence for all audit procedures
  • Perform other non-audit tasks as required
  • Complete regular rating assessments as outlined by South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Pass all tests and exams required to qualify for the ITC and APC within the prescribed period and number of attempts
  • Work effectively in teams
  • Uphold ethics and values and act with integrity
  • Work productively and in a challenging environment

Desired Experience & Qualification

Must have completed undergraduate degree:  B Com Accounting, B. Bus Sci, Bcompt or B Accounting Degree

Honours an added advantage or currently studying towards the CTA