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ACCOUNTANT

Employer
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Location
Belhar Bellville, City of Cape Town, South Africa, 7493 Cape Town City Centre, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 6, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your Degree in Accounting or equivalent (BCom or BCompt (Acc)), as well as
  • Accountant I - Completed articles or 5 years' experience in bookkeeping/ accounting function
  • Accountant II - Completed articles and 3 years' experience in bookkeeping or accounting function OR 8 years' experience in bookkeeping/ accounting function

will enable you to:

Processes:
  • Responsible for reviewing of primary source documents
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the Group's policies, procedures, budget limits and Levels of Authority regarding goods and services procured
  • Responsible for completing "checks" on completeness of supporting documentation maintained
  • Assists in other areas where required

General accounting and reconciliations:
  • Prepares reconciliation schedules for more complex account balances and reviews schedules prepared by bookkeeper and to ensure that the balance sheet is appropriately reconciled
  • Primarily responsible for the validity, accuracy and completeness of transactions processed in the accounting records in a consistent manner
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of intercompany and related party transactions and balances confirmed on intercompany transaction schedules and confirmations
  • Responsible for preparing calculations where required of amounts recognised in the accounting records
  • Reviews Payroll information with supporting documentation
  • Reviews instruction received from Group in relation to specific entity and ensures instruction is relevant, accurate and understood before actioning
  • Reviews the age analysis for customer to ensure validity, accuracy and completeness and follows up variances timeously
  • Provide journals to be processed
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are up to date
  • Ensure the monthly income verification files are done
  • Assists in other areas where required

Management information:
  • Responsible for preparing accurate management accounts, including the update of forecasts and all supporting schedules timeously
  • Responsible for preparing an accurate budget, including the update of forecasts and all supporting schedules timeously
  • Forecast provided for cashflow
  • Prepares and maintains all other management information requested by the executive management team
  • Assist with audit preparation and query resolutions
  • Assists in other areas where required

Sales function:
  • Prepares and maintains calculations for revenue generated (including supporting documentation)
  • Performs checks on inputs used for system generated revenue calculations to approved sources (agreements etc)
  • Performs checks on inputs used for system generated revenue calculations to approved sources (agreements etc)
  • Providing feedback to financial manager on any problems
  • Updates and maintains summaries of Assets Under including movements
  • Assists in other areas where required

Book buys:
  • Calculating the final values of book valuations before payment

Treasury and financial soundness:
  • Takes ownership of the validity, accuracy and completeness of the weekly and long-term cash flow preparation in line with the required timelines
  • May be required to be a releaser of payments and beneficiaries on the banking platform

Audit and year-end:
  • Primarily responsible for providing all information to the auditors and Group management timeously

Special projects:
  • Is primarily responsible for the execution and day-to-day monitoring of the project

People:
  • Assist subordinates with their duties
  • Assist National Executive with ad hoc reporting and request

Strategic and other areas:
  • Participates in meetings
  • More detailed to complex communications required
  • Decision making requires thorough analysis of best practice and research
  • Subject matter knowledge is more detailed
  • Collaborates and provides feedback for consideration of policies and strategy
  • Limited negotiation with peers and subordinates
  • Presents/trains peers and subordinates
  • Assists in other areas where required

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