Cash Controller - Hospitality Industry - Camps Bay

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Cash Controller - Hospitality Industry - Camps Bay

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Employment Type Full Time
Seniority Level Mid
Experience 2 to 3 years
Remuneration R12 000 to R15 000
Remuneration Type Cost to company
Remuneration Frequency Monthly
Benefits -
11/09/2019 Reference Number: CAR3992692264


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

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.



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 & regulations



· Grade 12 or equivalent

· Certificate/Diploma in Bookkeeping or Accounting


Work experience:

· Previous experience in the same or similar position in a 4/5 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 charge back requests from the bank

· Ensure all bags were dropped by 2 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 & 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


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