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Senior Accountant

Employer
Cummins
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 20, 2023

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Accountant

Description

We are looking for a talented SENIOR ACCOUNTANT to join our team specializing in FINANCE for our DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS SEGMENT in JOHANNESBURG, GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA.

In this role, the candidate will make an impact in the following ways:
  • Financial Analysis - Interprets financial data by analyzing trends, variances, opportunities and risks to provide insight to stakeholders regarding financial impact to drive business improvement; evaluates financial results against targets to communicate conclusions to all stakeholders; ensures integrity of financial data by investigating variances and influencing corrective actions to resolve identified issues.
  • Business Process and Internal Control Risk Analysis - Evaluates business processes to identify risks and internal control gaps; applies understanding of business processes and relevant risks to develop and implement process improvements; develops risk management plans by applying internal control framework to address identified risks.
  • Financial Reporting - Analyzes financial data by evaluating results and solutions to support business decisions; prepares and presents financial information by summarizing data to communicate results in compliance with regulations and stakeholder expectations; partners with stakeholders to drive financial performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies.
  • US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and goals to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.
  • Financial Regulations Acumen - Evaluates applicable regulations for the financial area of focus, such as tax, banking, pension, local accounting to ensure underlying transactions are recorded in compliance with applicable regulations; explains key requirements and purpose of regulations and implications to the business to inform and educate relevant stakeholders.
  • Responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the department's general ledger. Performs detailed financial analysis of the department's chart of accounts and financial statements by identifying and inspect unusual variances.

Qualifications

To be successful in this role the candidate will need the following:
  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification is preferred.
  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
  • Financial Internal Controls - Leverages internal control framework by assessing internal controls and developing remediation plans to mitigate financial reporting risks and respond to changing business needs.
  • Financial Analysis - Interprets financial data by analyzing trends, variances, opportunities and risks to provide insight to stakeholders regarding financial impact to drive business improvement; evaluates financial results against targets to communicate conclusions to all stakeholders; ensures integrity of financial data by investigating variances and determining corrective actions to resolve identified issues.

Job FINANCE

Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Bridal Veil Rd Office

Job Type College / University

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Entry Level

Job Posting Oct 18, 2023, 11:57:52 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 230009AO

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