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Finance Assistant

AGCO Corporation
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Assistant
Date: May 23, 2024
Johannesburg, ZA
Workplace Type: Onsite
Do you want to help solve the world's most pressing challenges? Feeding the world's growing population and slowing climate change are two of the world's greatest challenges. AGCO is a part of the solution! Join us to make your contribution.
Our Finance team is relentless in the pursuit of excellence, ensuring AGCO delivers the best products and services in the industry in the most efficient way. We are currently seeking a Finance Assistant for our Johannesburg team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the processing of supplier invoices, follow ups on payments, and reconciliation of vendor accounts for both Local and Foreign creditors.In addition, the role includes the extraction of supporting documents for the submission of the monthly VAT returns, tax queries, and audit queries from both SARS, as well as the external auditors.
Your Impact
- Processing of Vendor Invoices on a monthly basis.
- Follow-up on Vendor payments and performing the Vendor reconciliation.
- Prepare Vendor Accruals as part of the Monthly Close off process, in line with the corporate timelines.
- Extraction of all import documentation for cross border payments including inter-company / inter group transactions.
- Invoices to be collated / reconciled and submitted to Treasury, for Cross Border payments, in line with the South African Reserve Bank requirements.
- Ensuring that all customs VAT / Vat 404 documents are received from the freight forwarders, together with all clearing documents, in order reconcile and collated, in line with the VAT submission of returns in the correct reporting period.
- Ensure that all customs VAT documents are made available to the External Auditors for completion of the VAT returns and submissions to the South African Tax Authorities, in a timely manner.
- Attending to all VAT and related tax queries, as received from the Tax Authorities.
Your Experience and Qualifications
- Matric (subjects must include Math's and Accounting).
- Formal accounting qualification would be preferable.
- Must have worked in an ERP environment (SAP preferred).
- Expensive Experience with working on Excel, PowerPoint and e-mail.
- Minimum of 10 years of experience with dealing with creditors.
- Experience in both Local and Foreign Creditors / Payables, including VAT submission / extraction of invoices.
- Experience with international supplier invoice processing of payments.
- Ability to multi-task and fulfill ad-hoc tasks.
- Tenacious and works well under pressure, in order to meet deadlines.
- Good communication skills. Working effectively across different countries and cultures.
- Must be able to communicate fluently in English (Written & Spoken).
Your Benefits
AGCO South Africa offers a value proposition to our employees, whereby we value our employees, teamwork and have a welcoming culture, inspired by our 3 Tractors at the Main building entrance. Our employee benefits / programmes are benchmarked within the market and with AGCO globally. These include Health Insurance Benefits (Day-to-day & Major medical care needs), Risk Insurance Benefits (Disability, Life Cover, etc.), Retirement Planning Benefits, and Free Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) to cater for those life events / unforeseen circumstances causing stress or when good, confidential advice & support is needed.
We value inclusion and recognize the innovation a diverse workforce delivers to our farmers. Through our recruitment efforts, we are committed to building a team that includes a variety of experiences, backgrounds, cultures and perspectives.
Join us as we bring agriculture into the future and apply now!
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