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Financial Accountant FMCG - Gauteng, Johannesburg

Employer
Taylored Appointments
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
QUALIFICATIONS
  • B. Com Accounting degree
  • Computer literate: Syspro, QlikView and MS Office

EXPERIENCE
  • Min 5 years' working experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in an
  • FMCG environment will be advantageous for this role.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • All Financial reporting up to trial balance (Month-end, Year-end, Quarterly reviews).
  • Processing of General ledger journals and ensuring that entries are correctly processed in the GL (and keeping and maintaining the required supporting documents for internal and external audit review).
  • Submission of Flash Results and compiling Pack reporting by the 2nd and 4th working day respectively.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations to be performed monthly for review
  • Maintaining Fixed Asset registers.
  • Liaising with the Auditors (both Internally and Externally).
  • Compilation of Budgets and giving guidance to the respective branches in this regard.
  • Capex management (Initiating capex, maintaining all required documents on file for audit purposes, verification of fixed assets on at least an annual basis).
  • Calculation of commissions, provisions etc.
  • Liaising with factory and operation managers for expense accruals, queries etc.
  • Release of local creditor payments in the bank and verifying that creditor reconciliations are correct.
  • Performing day ends and month ends in Syspro for the following modules: AR/AP/INV/Cashbook/GL.
  • Ensuring clear intercompany charge accounts monthly.
  • Investigation and resolution of queries.
  • Implementation of policies and procedures through standard operating policies and the maintenance thereof.
  • Various other ad hoc projects that may be required from time to time.

SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Ability to perform under high levels of pressure.
  • Assertive.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written.
  • Solutions-driven.
  • Solid and dependable team player.
  • Adherence to strict deadlines.
  • Good time management skills and able to work to multiple deadlines
  • concurrently.

Desired Skills:
  • Syspro
  • Financial Accounting
  • FMCG

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