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Project Accountant

Network Recruitment
iLembe Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Closing date
May 3, 2024

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Full Time
My client is looking for an experienced Project Accountant to provide financial leadership and guidance to a newly acquired subsidiary based in Durban. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a passion for finance and project-based industries, I want to hear from you!

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • As a Project Accountant, you will play a pivotal role supporting the business through strategic financial management. The successful candidate will be working closely with the Financial Manager to oversee transactional control, journal reconciliations, and fixed asset management.
  • Provide comprehensive financial support to the business, focusing on project-based initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the Financial Manager to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial data and reports.
  • Manage transactional processes and journal reconciliations, maintaining meticulous records.
  • Oversee fixed asset register & ensure compliance with accounting standards.
  • Lead budgeting and forecasting activities for projects, identifying cost-saving opportunities and mitigating financial risks.
  • Communicate financial insights and recommendations to senior management, flagging potential issues and proposing solutions.
  • Work closely with the Group CFO, Group CEO, and Divisional Financial Manager to drive strategic financial initiatives.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of my clients diverse portfolio.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • National Diploma or Degree in Finance or Accounting is essential.
  • 5 to 7 years' experience in a full finance function position, preferably in the construction, building, mining or engineering.
  • Proficiency in Sage and experience with systems and process implementations.
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Deadline-driven with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.

How to Apply:
If you're ready to take on a new challenge and make a meaningful impact in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply now. Please apply directly.

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Note: If you have not received a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your profile will remain in our database for future opportunities.

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