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Intercompany Accountant (Foreign Exchange)

Employer
Top Vitae Recruitment Ltd
Location
Bloemfontein Bloemfontein Mangaung, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 19, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Introduction
Our client in the IT industry is looking for a Intercompany Accountant to join their dynamic team!
Description
The Intercompany Accountant will handle the payables function for all local and foreign creditors to ensure accurate data in the accounts payable system and to make payments according to corporate guidelines. The role will also involve foreign receivables and the collection and offset of these amounts. The role will also involve the reporting and monitoring of all the WIPS and Accruals. The Intercompany Accountant will also act as support for the Accounting Manager.
Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
5+ years of experience in finance or accounting
International accounting experience is a plus
Experience in both accounts payable and receivable functions
Experience with foreign exchange transactions
Must have good working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets (Advanced Excel abilities)
Cargowise and Freight Industry experience will be advantageous

Responsibilities:

Reviewing all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
Developing improved payables processes and implementing with approval from the next level manager
Posting invoices as needed within company guidelines
Reconciling work processed by operations departments
Verifying entries and comparing system reports to statements
Maintaining accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
Maintaining historical records by accurate filing of documents and maintaining this system
Reconciling accounts receivable and accounts payable with foreign entities
Working with intercompany and agents on resolving disputes and settling payments
Working with customers from various countries utilizing a broad range of currencies
Developing improved processes and implementing with approval from the next level manager
Reviewing all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment of invoices
Verifying entries and comparing system reports to statements
Protecting organization's value by keeping information confidential
Working with finance department to ensure smooth workflow and productive environment
Serving as a liaison between overseas customers/creditors and internal staff to ensure accounting processes and issues are resolved in a timely manner
Updating records in Cargowise system
Following up on overdue payments
Working with management team to set standards and metrics for performance
Responding to any questions regarding accounts payables and accounts receivables
Preparing the reports required by the companies Job Management Policy
Escalating uncommon, complex issues to the next level manager for resolution when necessary
Brainstorming possible solutions for issues with the accounting
Performing other related duties, as assigned

Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response within two weeks of applying

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