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Management Accountant

Employer
Kelly Sinclair Recruitment Partners
Location
Durban Durban eThekwini, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 16, 2023

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, an international trade, logistics and distribution company, is currently looking for a Management Accountant who applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.

Compile and analyses financial information to prepare entries such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions. Analyses financial information detailing with income, expenses, assets, liabilities and capital.

Key Performance Areas:

Ensure accurate and timely month end reporting for the business unit(s), including:
Maintain clean general ledgers and sub-ledgers, ensuring balance sheet accounts are reconciled fully and reconciling items are addressed and cleared on a timely basis
Assist in the review and update to the BU allocations based on discussions with department heads on a quarterly basis
Preparation of monthly budget vs actual financial analysis to be presented to BU department heads
Assist in the preparation of monthly cashflow forecasts
Assist in the preparation of the annual BU budgets and quarterly reforecasts for senior management
Assist with the preparation taxation and statutory returns as required
Assist with the preparation of the annual statutory financial statements. Where applicable audit file preparation and assistance with external auditors
Assist on improving processes and systems
And any other duties/tasks relevant to the position as delegated by Management.

Requirements:

BCom Accounting (Management Accounting)
Working knowledge of relevant legislation.
Communication skills and solid interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to plan, organise and delegate as required with strong project management skills.
Working understanding of IFRS.
General accounting system knowledge - various accounting systems, Business Central preferable
Working experience of at least 3 years in a similar role
Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Excellent attention to detail

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