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Cash Controller - Hospitality Industry

Remuneration:R12000 - R15000 per month Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:Career Custodians

Job description

Join the leaders in hospitality management and become part of their very unique finance team! These trendsetters will open your mind to a completely different way of thinking.

Candidate overview:

Become part of one of Responsible for providing financial management support and advice (typically in the form of financial reports, cost control & financial trends and ratio’s) to stakeholders of the OPCO, in order to enable them to make sound business decisions. Assume the primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, managing and controlling all financial-related activities within the OPCO. Ensures financial practices and information are in line with company policy and all statutory legislation and regulations

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Certificate/diploma in bookkeeping or accounting
Work experience:
  • Previous experience in the same or similar position in a four/five-star hotel
  • Familiar with all duties and procedures in the finance department
  • High level of computer literacy: MS Office (Word, Excel and email) is essential
  • Opera experience is non-negotiable 
  • Pastel experience is advantageous
  • High level of accuracy
  • Ability to consistently follow financial and administrative procedures
  • Detail orientated and organised
  • Professional work standard
  • Reliable, responsible and dependable to fulfil obligations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to use own initiative and take control of tasks
Tasks (include but not limited to):
  • Collect cash from drop safe
  • Compare cash bags dropped by the entries in the drop safe
  • Follow up on all credit card chargeback requests from the bank
  • Ensure all bags were dropped by twp staff members (one witness)
  • Check each employee’s banking and ensure that the correct amount of cash was dropped for each employee code
  • Check that the actual cash balance for the day balances with the cash takings on Opera.
  • Ensure there is enough change (notes and coins) for the operational needs of the hotel
  • Ensure that all Nedlink machines is in working order and up to date on fraud information
  • Balance the actual Nedlink credit card charges to the credit card postings on Opera
  • Manage petty cash float
  • Reconcile V&L Money
  • Check and top up floats
  • Daily checking of DBS reports compiled by Night Audit and advise on corrections
  • Daily update of exchange rate
  • Sell forex to FX Africa at a profit and record profit in the petty cash
  • Keep flower shop stock sheets up to date and manage staff
  • Meet with suppliers and potential suppliers
To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself to

**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days – please consider your application unsuccessful**

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  • Assets
  • Audits
  • Budgeting
  • Debtors
  • Excel
  • Payroll
  • Petty cash
  • Reconciliation

    Posted on 11 Sep 10:09

    Career Custodians

    Career Custodians is a recruitment and talent management agency, specializing in the wellness, hospitality and tourism industry.

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