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Financial Accountant - Gauteng, Johannesburg

The CFO Centre
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Outline of the position:
  • Financial Accounting
  • Performing monthly balance sheet reconciliations including subledger reconciliations to GL
  • Design robust internal controls and safeguard finance rigour within the team.
  • Preparation and posting of monthly journals.
  • Responsible for the fixed asset register
  • Budget and forecast load into HFM.
  • Analysis of marketing expenditure by brand support and indirect expenses
  • Balancing of HYP Vs GL
  • Review of trading terms and rebates by customer
  • Accounts Payable
  • Review of aged payables exception report
  • Review of audit trail of vendor master file changes report
  • Review monthly creditors reconciliations.
  • Internal audit / Sarbanes Oxley project manager/External audit
  • Oversee the Sarbanes Oxley Act section 404 requirements including:
  • planning of the quarterly audit, and external audit
  • updating documentation of processes
  • performing walkthroughs, at least annually
  • performing bi-annual testing of controls
  • identifying weaknesses in internal controls and reporting of these deficiencies to the financial manager and relevant heads of department.
  • Taxation
  • Complete of all tax returns(Monthly VAT returns,quarterly Ad-valorem returns, provisional tax, STC etc)
  • Assist with Performing the VAT reasonability test
  • Maintenance of the Ad-valorem tariff code table in the system.
  • Monthly reporting of tax forecasts to New York as well as the annual Form 5471
  • Assist with Preparation of the annual tax pack and completion of the IT14 return
  • Audit liaison of the annual tax pack
  • Prepare tax schedules required for the annual tax pack.
  • Assistance with all tax related queries/audits
  • Statutory Annual Financial Statements

Assist and support the Finance Manager with Preparation of the Statutory Annual Financial Statements

Desired Skills:
  • Syspro
  • Financial acumen
  • problem solving skills.
  • Accounting Degree

Desired Qualification Level & Accreditations:
  • Degree
  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountant

About The Employer:

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