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Junior Accountant - Eastern Cape, East London

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East London East London, Eastern Cape Buffalo City, South Africa
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Job Role
Assistant Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced Junior / Management Accountant to analyse financial information and assist with implementing effective strategies to enhance the property portfolios overall business performance. Position based in East London.

The successful candidate will have accountability for preparing, developing, and applying findings from financial reports.

Responsibilities will include maintaining financial policies and management information systems, alongside establishing effective communication channels to inform management on all aspects of property finance.

The successful candidate must be willing to travel between branches.


  • Analyse financial information to assist business profitability and growth
  • Gathering and interpreting information to evaluate the efficiency of financial procedures
  • Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision making
  • Developing and implementing cost-effective financial policies and procedures, as well as mitigating financial risk
  • Produce month end and year end journals
  • Prepare statutory and management accounts
  • Contribute to annual budgeting and planning process
  • Manage capital expenditure
  • Produce financial statements including P&L accounts, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations
  • Review accounting processes and practices and improve where necessary to ensure efficient financial operations
Minimum Requirements:-

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in financial department
  • Certified CIMA preferred
  • Proven work experience as a management accountant or similar role
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting standards and financial regulations
  • IFRS and statutory reporting experience
  • CaseWare experience (advantageous)
  • Sage ERP exposure (advantageous)
  • Property industry experience (advantageous)

  • Strong mathematical and analytical aptitude
  • Excellent collaboration and communication abilities
  • Achievement orientated.
  • Deadline driven, with sense of urgency / result orientation
  • Time management
  • Strong technical understanding of financial reporting and management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capability
  • Decision and initiating action
  • Adapting and responding to change
If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your CV + supporting documentation to [Email Address Removed]. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.

Desired Skills:
  • Accounting
  • CaseWare
  • Communication
  • Finance
  • IFRS
  • Management Accounting
  • Property Management

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