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Accountant

Employer
National Risk Managers Ltd
Location
East Johannesburg JHB - Eastern Suburbs, Gauteng Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 23, 2023

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Insurance Company in Benoni is looking for a Accountant who will be responsible for managing the accounting process, ensure relevant reconciliations are complete. Advise and help internal companies. The Account will ensure month end deadlines are met, prepare and examine financial records, assuring information is up to date and accurate. Key Responsible Areas

-Prepare accounts

-Monitor actual spending and balances

-Attend to audit queries

-Ensure processes are followed as per relevant SOP

-Provide administrative support

Tasks
Prepare accounts
-Perform month end journals, provisions and accruals
-Import and check journals from revenue
-Setup automated & recurring journals
-Reconcile balance sheet accounts
-Prepare VAT Returns

Monitor actual spending and balances
-Monitor and check and post Subledger Batches
-Compile and present financial reports
-Keep account books and systems up to date
-Advise on how to reduce costs and increase profits

Audit and analyse financial performance
-Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
-Update commentary and other details on financial statements
-Analyse accounts
-Audit financial information
-Supply required information to auditors
-Extract and prepare audit details and information
-Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information

Conduct financial audit of relevant SOP
-Maintain financial statements and records in compliance with laws and regulations
-Highlight risks
-Maintain accounting controls
-Prepare and recommend policies and procedures
-Answer accounting procedure questions
-Check and update SOP where relevant
-Maintain financial security
-Follow internal controls
-Advise on better procedures and processes in SAGE

Provide administrative support
-Manage colleagues, workloads and deadlines
-Guide accounting clerical staff
-Coordinate clerical staff activities and answer questions

Essential Qualifications
-Matric
-Bcom in Accounting or Diploma in Accounting

Essential Experience
-3+ years of experience in financial accounting
-Sage 300
-Understanding ERP setup and automation at least at a starter level
-Methodical approach experience - Systemic

Knowledge and Skills
-Proficiency in IT and excellent Excel skills
-Reporting skills
-High level of numeracy
-Good communication skills
-Advanced analytical skill
-Problem solving skills
-Business acumen
-SARS Rules and IFRS

Attributes
-Confidentiality
-Attention to detail
-Integrity
-Self-Motivated
-Good time management
-Teamwork

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