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Assistant Financial Accountant

Ogilvy South Africa
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Job description

Primary Function

  • Prepare and reconcile all Intercompany Recoveries
  • Preparation of Intercompany Recovery Schedules
  • Prepare of Monthly Expenses Actual vs Budget schedules and manage variances
  • Prepare Entertainment/ Local Travel reconciliations when required by account management and manage variances
  • Prepare Monthly Profit/Loss Statements
  • Prepare all Tax Expense Schedules monthly (Legal Expenses/Donations)
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Assist in collating information required for audits
  • Approve supplier payments
  • Prepare Monthly Management Accounts
  • Prepare Monthly Balance Sheet
  • Prepare Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare SOX Monthly reports
  • Prepare Monthly SOX files for approval
  • Prepare Monthly Vat Schedules
  • Prepare Monthly VAT Reconciliation
  • Prepare and submit monthly VAT returns
  • Complete schedules required for IFRS year end reporting
  • Prepare Operating Expenses Rolling Forecasts / Budgets (Q1 Q4)
  • Assist on New Business Tenders as and when required
  • Assist in collating information for BBBEE compliance
  • Assist the Finance Managers and Finance Director in any ad hoc requests
  • Assist the head office team with monthly Global reporting schedules
  • Company secretarial duties


Role Requirements:

Grade 12 (with accounting as a subject)
2 to 3 years debtors, creditors or accounting experience
Workbook and Navision experience is preferable
Advanced excel skills

Personal Attributes:

Reliable and Accurate
Must be able to work under pressure without supervision
Takes initiative and is resourceful in identifying solutions
Team player
Problem solving skills
Appetite to learn new skills
Must be able to work overtime

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