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Accountant

Employer
Pro Select Consulting
Location
Durban Durban eThekwini, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client in the retail sector is looking to recruit an accountant to join the large team. This role would be responsible for managing financial records, preparing financial statements, analyzing budgets, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations. They play a key role in the financial operations of the organization, providing accurate and timely information to support decision-making.

Key Duties Include:
  • Maintain and reconcile financial records, including general ledger accounts, bank statements, and other financial documents.
  • Prepare financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, in accordance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Analyze financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting processes, providing financial insights to support strategic planning.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and standards
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including finance, operations, and management, to provide financial guidance and support decision-making.
  • Conduct financial audits to verify accuracy and integrity of financial transactions and records.
  • Develop and implement internal controls to safeguard financial assets and mitigate risk.
  • Stay updated on changes in accounting regulations, standards, and practices, and ensure adherence to best practices.

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Proven experience working in accounting or financial roles, with a strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office Suite, with advanced Excel skills preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Retail Experience Preferred
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