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Systems Accountant - Eastern Cape, East London

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East London East London, Eastern Cape Buffalo City, South Africa
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Full Time
Systems Accountant required for a reputable company based in East London, Eastern Cape

Requirements :

  • Degree in commerce/business/accounting or IT
  • Systems development and finance systems experience
  • Broad experience and knowledge of accounting systems
  • ERP system experience (Sage300)
  • Experience working in project and BAU environments
  • Property Industry experience beneficial
  • Ability to collaborate and train other finance staff
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel macros

  • Day-to-day systems support and issue resolution
  • Oversee, manage, review and challenge all appropriate financial and non-financial systems with the Technical Finance Manager, proactively looking for cross division opportunities for efficiency
  • Configuration of proper systems access for the Group to optimise controls
  • Manage/support project teams to implement new and update existing systems
  • Test internal processes and procedures and document once approved
  • Delivery of system training for finance and non-financial staff, covering aspects such as core transactional and ancillary processes (e.g. AP/AR, CRM etc.)
  • Operation of core finance control processes on the systems
  • Review the current systems/interfaces, forms and procedures and propose solutions to streamline and reduce manual intervention
  • Support the Technical Finance Manager in ensuring that internal controls within the Group are fit for purpose and are enforced, measured and monitored and improved where applicable
  • Collaborate with CFO and Financial Managers to design and develop both internal and external management reports to better inform the business
  • Ensure integrity of supplier payment runs and make investigations as necessary
  • Maintain accurate records, filing and audit trail of activities undertaken
  • Liaise with external stakeholders where necessary including, but not limited to, internal and external auditors and system developers
  • Provide additional and ad hoc financial support and analysis, as required
Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Emily Lessing at [Email Address Removed]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful. We will keep your CV on our database for any other relevant roles that may arise.

Desired Skills:
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Sage

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