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eThekwini Durban, KwaZulu Natal KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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May 13, 2024

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Full Time
Our client based in Riverhorse, Durban SA, requires the services of a Dynamic Accountant to join their team. Purpose of the Role:

Safeguard all assets of the company in KZN region, and assist the Financial Manager to manage and control all aspects of Finance and Administration in the KZN Region

Position : ACCOUNTANT - Availability - Immediate
Region: KZN

B.compt/ Honours degree or relevant financial qualification.
At least 3-5 years' relevant experience

Computer literate with excellent advanced Excel and report writing skills
Excellent written and verbal skills
ERP and business intelligence knowledge and experience
Audit experience
Strong people skills
Strong analytical skills
All round business partner

Accounting and Finance Reporting
  • Ensuring that the Monthly reporting deadlines are achieved.
  • Reviewing and ensuring that the monthly finance pack is submitted timeously.
  • Ensuring compliance with generally accepted Accounting and Auditing standards
  • Producing financial and management accounting reports for all branches ( Income statement, fixed assets, stocks, and debtors)
  • Reviewing the monthly costs and initiating anomaly investigations.
  • Reviewing the Balance Sheet reconciliations monthly.
  • Submitting a monthly cost flash results & commentary.
  • Assist in collating and submitting the yearly budget.
  • Expense management and control of expenses within budgeted framework.
  • Providing national financial information when required.
  • Completing the year-end pack.
  • Collating all BBBEE, internal and external audit requirements yearly.
  • Accounts payable Management
  • Ensuring that supplier are paid monthly timeously.
  • Streamlining the supplier reconciliation review monthly.
  • Liaising with suppliers for query resolution on aging supplier invoices not paid.
  • Authorising the creditor journals monthly.
  • Managing the goods received notes process and managing the goods received
  • Imbalances from Axapta to Scale.
  • Escalating processing delays from warehouse; concerning goods received.
  • Spearheading the buyer -creditor meeting to assist with faster query resolution.
  • Stream lining the return to supplier process and obtaining credits faster from suppliers.
  • Branches/Operations
  • Monitoring and managing finance related functions at the branches by
  • Assist and investigate anomalies in quarterly stock counts and fixed asset counts done at each branch.
  • Review branch expenses and assists branch managers in curbing monthly costs.
  • Providing regional branch training given branch needs identified or requested. e.g. stock training, income statement training and daily cash reconciliation training.
  • Assist with the budget collation from branches.
  • Fixed Assets Management
  • Managing the fixed asset register by
  • Reviewing the quarterly branch fixed asset counts.
  • Assist retail branches with finance queries and reconciliations.
  • Reviewing of monthly fleet journal and payment.
  • Facilitating the license renewal process for vehicle fleet for the region monthly.
  • Assisting internal and external auditors with requested data and reports.
  • Lodging insurance claims concerning vehicle hijacking and accidents with the insurance company and facilitating the de-registrations of vehicles for unforeseen events.
Risk and Governance
  • Ensuring implementation of risk assessment and governance principles by
  • Ensuring adherence to operational controls, processes and procedures
  • Communicate finance policies and procedures and ensure that it is followed throughout the region.
BI & Systems
  • Ensuring accuracy, integrity and completeness of all systems, BI and analytics by
  • Reviewing and monitoring revenue and margin reports.
  • Initiating daily reports from National IT to monitor certain costs and expenses.
  • Initiating system enhancements

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