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Group Financial Accountant

Employer
Network Finance.
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Job Role
Group Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reference: NFU011407-MAR-1Join one of South Africa's premier retail giants, with a widespread network of stores across the country and a reputation for excellence in the retail sector. They are committed to delivering exceptional value and variety to their customers, while constantly innovating to meet their evolving needs. At the heart of their success is a strong financial foundation, supported by a dedicated team of professionals.
They are seeking a meticulous and experienced Group Financial Accountant to join their dynamic finance team. This role is crucial for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of their financial statements and for supporting strategic decision-making across the company. If you have a passion for finance and a proven track record in financial management at the corporate level, we would love to hear from you.Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance
Minimum of 5 years' experience in financial accounting or auditing, preferably in a retail or related industry.
Strong understanding of IFRS, corporate finance, and financial reporting.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
Proficient in ERP systems and MS Office, particularly Excel.
Strong leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively across different divisions.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Key Responsibilities:

Prepare consolidated financial statements in compliance with IFRS and local GAAP.
Manage and oversee the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close processes.
Ensure the accuracy and completeness of the ledger accounts and financial statements.
Coordinate with finance departments across different business units to gather, analyze, and consolidate financial data.
Develop and implement internal control procedures to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of our financial operations.
Liaise with external auditors during annual audits and assist with audit preparation.
Prepare detailed financial reports and forecasts for senior management, highlighting trends, risks, and opportunities.
Monitor changes in financial regulations and legislation that may impact the group.
Lead and mentor a team of financial professionals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.

And, if you possess the relevant qualifications, meet the minimum requirements and/or fit the job description for this finance vacancy, and are ready to take control of your next career move, please contact me today! Please visit our website https://www.networkrecruitmentinternational.com/ to submit your CV directly or view other Finance related jobs. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.We also invite you to contact us to discuss other exciting career opportunities in Finance! For more information, please call Marnene van der Merwe on 0112340600
R 750000 - R 800000 - Annually

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