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Network Recruitment
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 15, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
This role aims to provide operational financial processing and support to the Finance Teams, Senior Management and Executive within the group.

Key Result Areas/Responsibilities:
  • Under limited supervision, responsible for various activities (including capturing and processing) relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and accounting across the subsidiaries within the group.
  • Perform financial reconciliations including balance sheet reconciliations and clearing account reconciliations.
  • Resolution of reconciling items within group policy guidelines.
  • Ensure accounting records are in line with relevant accounting standards and group accounting policies.
  • Assist in the monthly and annual reporting process to ensure timely delivery of accurate financial information, including assistance with statutory compliance as needed.
  • Assist with audit processes.
  • Build relationships and work collaboratively with subsidiary finance teams and business units outside the finance team to ensure optimal performance of duties.
  • Share knowledge and collaborate to ensure adherence to the accounting standards and group accounting policies.
  • Collaborate and support the FP&A function on a continuous basis.
  • Ad hoc requests from line manager.

Role Requirements:
To be successful in the role you will need the following:

Skills and Attributes:
  • An independent, self-motivated individual who works well in a fast-paced environment with a positive, service-oriented attitude and attention to detail
  • An analytical thinker with a growth mindset, superior problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent multi-tasker who effectively prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines, whilst allowing time for review
  • Highest level of integrity and good judgment, with the ability to effectively deal with highly sensitive, confidential information
  • Advanced levels of proficiency in the following:
    • Communication skills (all forms)
    • Knowledge and skills in the principles of accounting, balance sheet management and accounting standards (IFRS)
    • Microsoft 365 (mainly Excel) skills and proficiency in financial software
    • Advanced Excel proficiency including, but not limited to, Xlookup and Pivot Tables
  • Sound interpersonal skills with abilities to engage diverse stakeholders across different teams and geographies
  • Deadline driven
Educational Requirements:
  • BCom Accounting Degree
Experience Requirements:
  • At least 3 years experience in Financial Accounting environment, preferably in an entrepreneurial or high growth multi-national organisation
  • Financial Services industry experience is advantageous

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