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Senior Accountant

Employer
Handpicked Recruitment
Location
Pretoria Tshwane (Pretoria), Gauteng Tshwane, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary: Industry Related, depending on industry and experience

A Well-established printing and publishing firm has an opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant to join their team on the outer skirts of Pretoria-East

Pretoria-East and Kempton Park would be ideal areas to stay in
Working hours: Monday - Friday: 07h30 - 16h30

Minimum requirements:
  • BCom degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting or finance roles, with a focus on month-end procedures and financial analysis.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, and complex formulas.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex financial information effectively to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Experience with ERP systems (e.g., Pastel, Zoho) is a plus.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and meeting deadlines.
Duties will be, but are not limited to:
  • Lead month-end close processes, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statement analysis.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial reports and packs for management review.
  • Analyse financial data and trends to identify variances and areas for improvement.
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning activities.
  • Provide support for internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accuracy of financial information and assist with decision-making.
  • Assist with approvals and review of financial transactions to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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