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Charted Accountant - Gauteng, Germiston

Employer
Positive Switch
Location
Germiston Germiston, Gauteng Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 3, 2024

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

We are seeking a highly skilled Charted Accountant for our client in thw manufacturing industry with a minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience to join their team. Your role will involve providing financial and tax advisory services to our clients while ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities:

1. Financial Analysis and Reporting:
- Prepare and examine financial statements, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to accounting standards.
- Analyze financial data, identify trends, and recommend appropriate actions to optimize performance.
- Generate periodic reports, including balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow statements.

2. Tax Planning and Compliance:
- Provide guidance on tax matters to clients, including tax planning, preparation, and compliance.
- Ensure timely and accurate filing of tax returns, taking advantage of applicable deductions and credits.
- Stay updated with relevant tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance and minimize risk.

3. Audit and Assurance:
- Conduct audits to assess financial operations, internal controls, and compliance with regulatory standards.
- Identify areas for improvement and develop recommendations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
- Collaborate with clients and internal teams to address and resolve any audit-related issues.

4. Advisory and Consulting:
- Offer expert advice on financial and business decisions, providing insights into profitability, growth, and risk management.
- Assess and improve internal control systems to safeguard company assets and ensure transparency.
- Assist clients with financial planning, budgeting, and investment decisions.

5. Team Collaboration and Leadership:
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement strategies that align with client goals.
- Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members, sharing knowledge and fostering professional growth.
- Actively participate in team meetings, training programs, and industry conferences to stay updated with best practices.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A Chartered Accountant (CA) certification is preferred.
- 5 to 8 years of experience as a Charted Accountant, demonstrating a strong understanding of financial principles and tax regulations.
- In-depth knowledge of accounting standards, tax laws, and regulatory requirements.
- Proficient in financial analysis, reporting, and generating comprehensive financial statements.
- Skilled in tax planning, preparation, and compliance, with the ability to analyze complex tax situations.
- Experience in conducting audits and ensuring adherence to internal controls and compliance standards.
- Strong consulting and advisory capabilities, with the ability to provide informed recommendations.
- Exceptional attention to detail, analytical skills, and problem-solving abilities.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively interact with clients and team members.
- Proficient in using accounting software and Microsoft Office suite.

Desired Skills:
  • accounting
  • cost accounting
  • manufacturing background

Desired Qualification Level:
  • Degree

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