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Accountant - Senior Account Manager

Employer
staffsols
Location
South Africa Gqeberha / Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape ZA, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is inviting suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Accountant - Senior Account Manager to work on their US project, which is for 6 months, with the possibility of becoming permanent at their firm in Port Elizabeth. Duties:
  • Management
    • Managing a team of 8 to 12 accountants and bookeepers that are providing external services to several clients that have various businesses.
    • The businesses are groups of companies that require outsourced back-office services
    • The team will need to be monitored and supported by the Senior Account Manager
    • The incumbent will be required to liase with the head-office that provides the ultimate service, and with the clients
      • Troubleshooting processing issues
      • Systems support and recommendations for system improvements
      • Coordinate the team and train team according to the HO requirements
      • Recruit team members
      • Manage team, performance and KPA's
      • ensure data is correctly processed according to strict requirements
    • Accounting support and management of the team to provide following services
      • Monthly bookkeeping review and support to bookkeepers (see below )
      • Review and correcting monthly management accounts
      • Review and management of accounting controls and systems
      • Journal adjustments
      • Reconciling accounts
      • Reconciling inter-group loan accounts
      • Customer support
      • Monthly working papers
      • Annual financial statements
      • Cash-flows prepared and reviewed
      • Budgets prepared and reviewed to actual
      • Commentary on financial statements and management accounts
      • Review of controls and procedures
      • Accounting IT systems support
      • Prepare management accounts
    • General Admin
      • Respond to internal and external queries
      • Timesheets
      • Management of team members (bookkeepers)
      • Prepare reports
Requirements:
  • BCom Degree
  • 5 plus years' experience in accounting/bookkeeping/managing finance team
  • Proficient in the following programs;
    • Xero or Sage or Other
    • Excel (intermediate to advanced)
    • Outlook

Must be present at offices
Hours: 12pm - 9pm/9am-6pm (2 week shifts)

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