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Accountant

Employer
Recruitment Legends
Location
Newcastle Newcastle Amajuba, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 18, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced and detail-oriented accountant looking for a new opportunity in the heart of Cape Town's Southern suburbs? Look no further! An astute accounting firm is seeking a qualified, skilled and dedicated individual to join our team as an Accountant.

A leading accounting firm, renowned for its commitment to excellence and precision in financial services is looking for an accountant that has multiple client or group accounting experience.

Key Duties and Responsibilities - Key Performance Indicators

• Supervise and initiating the processing of client information cheques, receipts, sales invoices, purchase invoices
• Perform bank reconciliations
• Processing and reconciling of Petty Cash and cash control accounts
• Keeping of a fixed asset register
• General journals - e.g. depreciation, provisions, interest, salaries, stock, etc.
• Process journal entries e.g. new instalment sale agreements, interest on borrowings, provisions, accruals of income and expenses, bad debts etc.
• Reconcile debtors and creditors statements.
• Correct accounting treatment on disposal of assets (property, plant & equipment) and investments and the calculation of the taxation on capital gains/losses.
• Analyse the resulting trial balance for mistakes / deviations and be able to discuss the results with the client.
• Analytical review of AFS - GP%, Inventory days, Creditors days, Debtors days
• Produce a draft set of financials
• Prepare the notes to financial statements
• Identifying provisions and contingent liabilities
• Calculate the tax liability for sole proprietors, individuals, close corporations and trusts, small business corporations, and partnerships.
• Reconciliations of input/output VAT to monthly trial balance.
• Compiling and discussing with the client of monthly management accounts.

ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE LIVE IN CENTRAL OR SOUTHERN PARTS OF CAPE TOWN OR SURROUNDING AREAS.

Requirements
• A good understanding of accounting with at least 3 years experience.
• A degree in accounting will be beneficial
• Basic computer literacy ( Microsoft Office, Pastel, etc)
• Drivers Licence with own transport to be able to go see clients if necessary

Please only apply if you have worked with multiple clients or multiple subsideries. This is a critical requirement!

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