Finance Administrator Job in Cape Town, Western Cape at Ascensos –


Cape Town, South Africa


Office Based


Full Time



Ascensos is an award-winning omnichannel contact centre dedicated to bringing a fresh approach to retail customer care. We believe that all customers deserve an exceptional customer experience. And that’s what we deliver. We help brands, and their customers stay in love.

Whether it’s clients or colleagues, delivering with a personal touch is truly important to us. We work with a diverse range of well-known retail brands, across many sectors, including; ALDI, River Island, B&Q, KFC and Big Bus Tours.

We’re proud of our team and are always looking for new members with similar talent and enthusiasm to deliver award-winning customer service.

What We’re Looking For

Are you a qualified accountant looking to progress your career within a fully supported environment? If you love what you do, and thrive on delivering with a ‘personal touch’ – you’ll fit in perfectly.

The role of Finance Administrator is wide-ranging, and forward-looking, thus we require an excellent individual who can work individually as well as part of a team. This role will require all round knowledge of Finance and Payroll, from a well organised and focused individual.

We’re looking for an ideal candidate to join our Finance team in Cape Town, reporting into our head office based in the UK.

What To Expect

The main purpose of this role is to ensure accuracy of data and information that is provided within the company and to our external stakeholders.

Please note. This position is office-based at our site in Searle Street, The Boulevard in Woodstock.

Your role can include, but isn’t limited to:
Payroll administration – supporting external payroll with inputs and ensuring accuracy of data.

Assisting operations with financial information inputs.

Managing and recording financial transactions using Xero.

Processing supplier invoices for approval and payment.

Maintaining accurate company records.

Liaising with financial auditors.

Account reconciliations.

Credit card management.

Year-end accounts assistance.

About You

We believe that happy people keep people happy, so we’re looking for people who have excellent interpersonal skills and strong analytical skills/

We’re delighted to drive innovation on-site day after day, so it’s a plus if you’re inventive and creative; we say yes to fresh new ideas to boost productivity, so reach out and help us shape the future.

We think big and we’re looking for team members who think bigger, achieve more and work smarter. Full training will be provided, but we want to hear from you if you have the following skills!

Finance Admin Diploma or equivalent.

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a finance admin role.

Experience with Xero would be advantageous.

Advanced Excel skills.

Ability to interface between finance, operations and stakeholders across the business – and provide financial support and interpretation of finance information to non-finance employees.

Commercial awareness and the ability to demonstrate the business drivers which impact on performance.

Strong communication skills, confidence when presenting to an audience, and excellent written and verbal skills.

Join #theAteam

We recognise the unique contributions of everyone in #theAteam; it’s what drives our success. And we celebrate talent. That’s why there’s a huge focus on career development and recognition at Ascensos.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we pride ourselves on hiring local talent and offer a range of employment opportunities designed to fit a variety of lifestyles. You will be welcomed into an inclusive, diverse and fun environment where; delivering excellent customer service, career development and fun Fridays are the norm.

We’ll tell you all about it during your interview!


Full training & support.

Medical insurance after 6 months.

Up to R1000 performance bonus.

Opportunities to progress your career with us (more than 90% of advancement and promotions come from our internally developed talent pool).

Full training & support.

Access to our Learning & Development Talent SPA.

‘Employee of the Month’ Awards.

A diverse & inclusive working environment.

About the Company

Company: Ascensos –

Company Location:  Cape Town, Western Cape

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