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Accountant

Employer
Creative Leadership Solutions
Location
Randburg Randburg West Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 22, 2023

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ACCCOUNTANTIntroduction:A leading courier service provider with an exceptional footprint across South Africa is looking for an analytical Accountant with at least 5-7 years' experience to join their team. With their own fleet, proven world-class tracking technology, drivers with extensive experience and a management team that believes in personal service, this individual would need to be a highly driven individual to fit the team.Job purpose:Responsible for preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, maintaining the fixed asset register and performing other accounting duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTSMinimum education (essential):• B.Com Accounting Degree or related Financial DegreeMinimum education (desirable):• Honours Degree in AccountingMinimum applicable experience (years):• 5 - 7 yearsRequired nature of experience:• Full bookkeeping experience up to trial balance (Including debtors management, creditors management, general ledger)• Tax compliance• Statutory compliance• Financial Reporting• Month end procedure management• Team management• Beneficial if articles were completed at an accounting firmSkills and Knowledge (essential):• Accounting Software (i.e. Pastel / Xero / Accpac)• Microsoft Excel• SARS e-filing• Risk Assessment• Measurement Analysis and Interpretation• Ratio AnalysisCOMPETENCIESEssential Competencies:• Managing Timescales• Following Procedures• Checking Things• Upholding Standards• Managing Tasks• Producing Output• Examining Information• Adopting Practical ApproachesImportant Competencies:• Conveying Self-Confidence• Documenting Facts• Articulating Information• Exploring Possibilities• Providing Insights• Valuing Individuals• Showing Composure• Convincing People• Taking Action• Interpreting Data• Embracing Change• Team WorkingKEY PERFORMANCE AREAS, WEIGHTS AND OBJECTIVESFinancial Reporting 10%• Analyse financial information and summarize financial status.• Participate in financial standards setting and in the forecast process.• Suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.• Perform variance analysis and prepare account reconciliations.Month End Procedure Management 50%• Manage and assist the team to complete the month-end procedure within deadline.• Prepare month-end close procedures including debtors, creditors, cash, general ledger and trial balance reconciliations.• Identify errors and recommend changes to processing accounting transactions.• Review journal entries to ensure accuracy by team members.• Assist in financial standards setting and forecast process.Team Management 10%• Assist with managing debtors and creditors clerks.• Provide input into the department's goal setting process.• Plan, assign and review staff's work.• Provide training and mentoring to employees in the finance department.General Financial Administration 20%• Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.• Support year-end close process.• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.• Liaise with the Financial Manager to improve financial procedures.• Assist with the budgeting process.• Coordinate accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accountingand finance team or with other departments.• Assist with managing all company facilities.Compliance 10%• Assist with tax audits and tax returns.• Assist in financial standards setting for compliance and forecast process.• Assist with directing internal and external audits to ensure compliance.• Assist with keeping company documents up to date and maintain a record of such.RemunerationMarket-related
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