Houst is hiring a
Financial Assistant in South Africa

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Financial Assistant closed
🏢 Houst
💵 ~$180k-$220k
📍South Africa
📅 Posted on Jul 11, 2024


The job is for a Finance Assistant at Houst, a global property management service. The role involves financial responsibilities, collaborating with third-party accounting providers, and ensuring compliance. The candidate should have relevant finance experience, proficiency in Microsoft Excel, good understanding of financial metrics, and a bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting. Additional qualifications are beneficial. The employee will receive various benefits such as office space, paid leave, medical aid, laptop, and team events.


  • At least 1-2 years of finance team experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Good understanding of financial metrics and accounting principles


  • Perform P&L and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly management accounts
  • Post journal entries
  • Add invoices into our system (Xero)
  • Collaborate with third-party accounting service providers
  • Assist with international compliance
  • Reconcile inter-company loans
  • Process payments and reconcile payment processing providers
  • Coordinate with the operations team to ensure accurate reporting
  • Assist with end-of-month balance sheet reconciliations
  • Reconcile multi-currency bank accounts
  • Assist in developing and implementing financial controls and processes
  • Support the Group Financial Controller with various ad hoc projects
  • Work collaboratively with global teams across the organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field is preferred
  • Part-qualified is an advantage (ACCA, AAT, CIMA, ATT, or other relevant board)


  • Access to co-working office space
  • 23 days of paid leave (plus public holidays)
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • Medical Aid or Medical insurance options
  • Laptop - for business use
  • Regular team events and lunches in office
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