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Assistant: Accountant & APDP Controller (Uitenhage)

South Africa Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth / Uitenhage), South Africa - Eastern Cape ZA, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 19, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is seeking and experienced finance person for the role of Assistant: Accountant & APDP Controller within their team. Requirements:
  • Degree in Accounting and / or Finance
  • 3 years related work experience in Finance Department
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word, and SAP
  • Display knowledge of accounting principles, and apply these to job
  • Posses a strong knowledge of system procedures relating to general ledger and
  • payables processing and fixed asset systems
  • Display attention to detail
  • Team -orientation with good verbal and written communication skills and an ability to build relationships effectively
  • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Motivated self starter and able to work independently, and to manage time effectively

About the job:
  • Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets.
  • Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies relating to fixed assets.
  • Record fixed assets acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system
  • Assign tag numbers to fixed assets
  • Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and close out those accounts once the related projects have been completed
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger
  • Calculate all depreciation for all fixed assets
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation.
  • Calculate asset retirement obligations for those fixed assets to which AROs are applicable
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets and make recommendations to management
  • Conduct periodic physical inventory counts for fixed assets
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their

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