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Senior Financial Accountant - Gauteng, Gauteng

Gauteng Gauteng, Gauteng South Africa, South Africa
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
The Senior Financial Accountant oversees after a company's accounts and has the overall responsibility for processing the day-to-day transactions. Provides advice to Senior Management about the financial implications of business decisions to aid growth and profit.

    Record financial transactions for project, department, or company
    Prepare financial statements for internal and external use
    Reconcile spending with budget as part of job costing
    Analyse financial performance and forecast longer term horizons
    Recommend methods and strategies for cutting cost
    Maintain records and support auditing efforts
    Advise company and/or department management on financial decisions
    Make upper-level strategy recommendations based on financials
    Submit accurate monthly bank reconciliations for approval
    Processing of journals to the general ledger.
    Ensure all journals are authorized before processing.
    Ensure that the relevant balance sheet account reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis and approve once done
    Ensure that the balance sheet account reconciliations are finalized on debtors and creditors and approve once done
    Responsible for debtors and creditors function
    Associate management style complies with Naledi management/leadership style as defined in the proposed management philosophy
    Adequate resources are available to support projects.
    Provide on the job training to all subordinates.

      BCom financial degree or relevant
      5-10 years engineering manufacturing industry
      Judgment and decision making
      Compliance with relevant legislation
      Accounting principles and standards
      Advanced ERP experience required.
      Quantitative Easing (QE) experience will be an advantage.
      Treasury Management System (TMS)
      SARS E-filing
      Daily transaction reporting
      Strong analytical and problem-solving experience
      Communication and negotiation skills
      Proactive, self-starter with initiative
      Good communication, planning and time management skills.
      Advanced Microsoft office
      Ability to multi- task and handle pressure

      Desired Skills:
      • Time Management
      • Critical Thinking
      • Spreadsheet software
      • Judgment and Decision Making
      • Active Listening
      • Tax preparation software
      • Accounting Software

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