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Senior Accountant

Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
DUR002083 - Senior Accountant - JHB
Purpose of the job:
To oversee the financial management, compliance, and strategic support for the organization's property and gaming portfolios. This includes managing accounting processes, preparing financial reports, ensuring regulatory compliance, and providing analysis to support decision-making and growth initiatives.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree / diploma in finance, accounting, or a related field.
Technical Competencies and responsibilities
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in a property accounting role.
  • Strong understanding of South African property accounting standards and tax regulations (SARS property income tax).
  • Experience with fixed asset accounting and depreciation calculations.
  • Proficiency in accounting software such as Pastel and Sage.
  • Prepare, analyze, and reconcile monthly financial statements for all portfolios. Oversee fixed asset accounting, including depreciation calculations and property valuations.
  • Maintain and analyze operating budgets, identifying and addressing variances.
  • Coordinate the year-end closing process for assigned properties.
  • Assist with tax preparation and liaise with external auditors during annual audits.
  • Prepare weekly financial reports based on turnover, purchases, and gross income.
  • Provide insightful financial analysis and reporting to support investment decisions and management strategies.
  • Behavioural Competencies:
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal at all levels.
  • Problem solving & Time management.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ethical behaviour.
  • Leadership skills.

  • Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be considered. If you haven't heard from a consultant in two weeks assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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