GM Couple

Cedar Wood Recruitment is now recruiting for our Client in Sabi Sands reserve Kruger National Park

Requirements –
Qualifications and Skills
• Grade 12 (essential)
• Degree/Diploma in Management/Finance/Tourism (advantageous)
• At least 5 years’ experience in senior Lodge Management positions
• MS Office Suite
• Proven track record of having made targets
• Valid code 08 driver’s license & own reliable transport

We are looking for a strong General Manager or Management Couple for this position and salary is High end DOE + accomodation

To assume responsibility for the daily operations ensuring fiscal discipline, five-star guest experience and effective management of the EXCO team.

Key Focus Areas •

General Management
➢ Maintain and ensure the good will of the company brand at property level
➢ To be a key ambassador of company and its brands, including hosting site inspections, communicating with the market and hosting journalists
➢ To ensure the developed set of company and property standards are upheld and maintained
➢ To ensure the management personnel is up to the Company standard, ensuring a streamlined and effective management structure in line with hospitality trends
➢ Ensure effective monthly departmental meetings take place
➢ Assist in achieving the best procurement agreements for the company
➢ Keep property innovative in Guest experience and up to date with competitors, trends etc.
➢ Be readily available to deal with all Guest queries and complaints

• Development and Staff Management
➢ To earmark and develop individuals who show potential to grow into positions
➢ To implement training plans
➢ Provide effective leadership through professional man-management and encouragement of all subordinates, including mediation

• Communication and Systems
➢ To maintain the use of existing systems in line with Company standards
➢ To ensure both verbally and through effective communication platforms that the front-line staff communicate accurately and articulately with all guests.

• Human Resource and Community
➢ To ensure HR policies and procedures and disciplinary code are upheld
➢ To ensure all statutory requirements in the “Basic Conditions of Employment Act” are maintained by the lodge

• Financial and Compliance
➢ To compile all operational expenditure budgets during the annual budget setting process for presentation to Company General Manager of Operations
➢ To ensure compliance with set operational variable costs
➢ To attend monthly meeting with Company Financial Manager
➢ To ensure correct operating licenses are in place and current

To apply send your cv

Job ref 4026

Bookkeeper position available for well know lodge group

Cedar Wood Recruitment is now recruiting for our client, who forms part of lodges national and international.

The Vacancy is for a Bookkeeper in the Accounts Department, which is based in Johannesburg, Randburg.

Salary Package offer
▪ Permanent Employment (Subject to 3-month probation)
▪ Basic monthly salary – market related
▪ 50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid
▪ 50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

Personal Availability
▪ Johannesburg based Office (Hyde Park)
▪ Monday – Friday: 8am to 5pm or 9am to 6pm (can be discussed)
▪ Own Transport needed, as it is necessary from time to time to run errands
▪ Flexible working hours as may be required to work overtime to meet deadlines
▪ Availability preferably Immediately
▪ Notice Period is one month

Please note – the candidate must live in Johannesburg, so this is not a position based at the Lodge in Sabi Sands itself.

Position is based in Albury Office Park, Hyde Park, Randburg.

The Bookkeeper will be responsible for Debtors and Creditors book control, reconciling and query resolution in a timely and professional manner with the goal to achieve accuracy and meet deadlines accordingly.

▪ Minimum of 5 years’ experience in overall accounting
▪ Sound experience in all aspects of accounting up to trial balance
▪ Sound experience in Debtors and Creditors reconciliation
▪ Proficient knowledge of Pastel Accounting
▪ Experience on Property Management System, Protel would be an advantage
▪ Computer Literate in Microsoft Package ie. Word, Excel, Outlook
▪ Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel particularly (setting up and editing spreadsheets)
▪ Good command of English language, verbal and written

Here’s what you’d do
▪ Small Debtors book control, reconcile and send out documentation adhering to strict credit collection control
▪ Follow up and ensure receipt of prepayments for Reservations
▪ Accurately allocate and capture receipts on Protel and Pastel
▪ Process staff accounts – transfer information from Protel/emails received onto Pastel
▪ Close off staff accounts on Protel
▪ Capture of purchase and service invoices on Pastel, accurately allocate to relevant expense codes
▪ Reconcile Creditors and prepare for payment instruction, strict payment control
▪ Resolve Debtors and Creditors queries timeously
▪ Ensure paper flow system is followed and meticulously and promptly file records ensuring easy access
▪ Control airstrip charges and generate invoices on Pastel
▪ Invoice few other miscellaneous charges
▪ Monitor company phone bills monthly
▪ Reconcile income and cost of sales as well as balance sheet control accounts monthly
▪ General office administration – controlling and ensuring availability of refreshments, consumables, printing and stationery supplies
▪ Assist accountant where needed
▪ Assist in answering phone for reservations and accounts
▪ Promptly take care of postage and courier for reservations and accounts
▪ Keep store and filing orderly and ensure archiving annually

To join this wonderful company and start your new exciting career, please email your cv in a Microsoft word format and attach your profesional head and shoulder photo, all qualifications and written references to

Job ref 4011

Front desk attendant needed for a lodge in Sabi Sabi

Cedar Wood Recruitment is currently recruiting for our Client in Sabi Sabi for a Front desk Attendant


PACKAGE: R5,500 – R6,000 gross per month, Accommodation, food, uniform

Discovery Health Medical aid (50% of monthly contribution)

Provident Fund (company matches your contribution monthly)

42 day working cycle followed by 14 days off (at company’s discretion according to staffing requirements)

The right candidate will:

Have strong linguistic and inter-personal skills

Be 5-star service orientated

Have the ability to work with figures and handle cash (some accounting experience / training an advantage)

Have the ability to work under pressure and prioritise

Have organisation and coordination skills

Enjoy and be good at clerical and admin work

Have excellent telephone manners

Be well presented and agile

Have minimum education: Grade 12

Be PC literate – Microsoft Word and Excel-Panstrat knowledge an advantage but will be trained on this

Reception / Hospitality experience would be preferred

To apply send your cv in a microsoft word format and attach your photo and written references to

Job ref: 4010