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Accountant/ Financial Manager

Roodepoort Roodepoort, Gauteng West Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Full Time
Seeking a qualified Senior Accountant to join our team. This role offers the opportunity for career advancement into a Financial Manager position. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of a B Com Accounting degree and at least 5 years of experience in a similar role within the moving/logistics industry. Key Requirements:
  • B Com Accounting degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices in the moving/logistics industry
  • Experience with financial reporting and analysis
  • Ability to manage financial transactions, accounts, and reporting schedules
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in relevant accounting software


Financial Reporting:
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports such as balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements to summarize and forecast a company's financial position.
  • Record financial transactions, maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, and ensure that all financial data is entered correctly.
  • Assist in the budgeting process by creating budgets, comparing actual financial results to budgets, and providing insights to help control costs and improve profitability.
Tax Preparation and Compliance:
  • Prepare tax returns, ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations, and identify tax savings opportunities for the organization.
Financial Analysis:
  • Analyze financial data to identify trends, opportunities for growth, and potential risks. This analysis helps in making informed business decisions.
  • Conduct internal audits to ensure the accuracy of financial records and compliance with policies and procedures.
  • May also work with external auditors during the audit process.
Financial Planning:
  • Help develop and implement financial strategies to achieve the organization's goals, such as improving cash flow, reducing costs, or expanding operations.
Risk Management:
  • Assess financial risks and develop strategies to mitigate them, such as setting up internal controls or implementing insurance policies.
Financial Advisory:
  • Provide financial advice and recommendations to management based on their analysis of financial data, helping the organization make sound financial decisions.

Overall, a full accountant plays a crucial role in managing the financial health of an organization, ensuring transparency, accuracy, and compliance in all financial matters.

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