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AVI Limited
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 9, 2023

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Full Time
THE SPITZ GROUP consists of the following brands SPITZ, GANT, KURT GEIGER, GREEN CROSS & GX&Co. Each of these brands add to what makes The Spitz Group a unique business to work for and creates career opportunities to work with some of the top premium brands in South Africa.

An exciting opportunity exists for an Accountant at SPITZ in Bryanston, Johannesburg. The purpose of the role is to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the Trial Balance and accurate and timeous financial reporting (Internal & External).

Line Manager: Financial Manager

Number of Direct Reports: 0

Job Specification:

Key Performance Areas:

  • Prepare and process all month-end journals and ensure GL closes in specified time.
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Prepare the Mark-to-Market revaluation of FECs (Forward Exchange Contracts) calculations.
  • Prepare accurate and timeous financial reporting to AVI (Day 4 Early Estimate, Day 8 & Day 12 Monthly pack, interim and year-end additional reporting, AFS).
  • Prepare and submit statutory obligations and external reports: Vat Return (Monthly), Stats SA (Monthly/Quarterly), Tax Annual Return.
  • Prepare the income tax calculation (provisional, bi-annual and annual).
  • Preparation of budgets (annually) and forecasts (quarterly) - Balance Sheet.
  • Confirm validity and accuracy of local and foreign payments and release thereof.
  • Confirm validity and accuracy of purchase orders, ensuring necessary authorization and support is received and cost centre allocation is appropriate.
  • Assist with audit- providing support to auditors and responding to queries.
  • Prepare the 8 week rolling cash flow forecast weekly.
  • Ad hoc assistance to other Spitz divisions and AVI.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-3 years in similar role
  • Tax experience non-negotiable
  • Strong reporting experience (listed company or subsidiary of a listed company is desirable)

  • Degree B Com Accounting or Equivalent with Finance

Additional Requirements:
  • Accounting Standards (IFRS)
  • SAP
  • Knowledge of financial processes and systems of internal control
  • Microsoft Excel

  • Upholds standards and ethics
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Task orientated deadline driven
  • Initiate and achieve results
  • Analyse and solve problems
  • Plan and strategise ahead
  • Remain composed and resilient

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