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Corporate Accountant

Robert Walters
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Robert Walters South Africa
What you'll do:As a Corporate Accountant, you will be at the heart of our finance department, playing a crucial role in ensuring our accounting and tax operations run smoothly. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include supporting the Corporate Controller with various tasks, maintaining an organised accounting filing system, ensuring accurate cost allocations, performing monthly variance analyses, reviewing account balances, preparing comprehensive financial reports, assisting with budget preparation and forecasting, calculating budget variances, and assisting with audits. Your meticulous attention to detail will be key in this role as you work towards enhancing our financial accuracy and compliance.Support the Corporate Controller with any ad-hoc tasks that might be requiredMaintain an orderly accounting filing system on the server to support accounting entriesEnsure accurate allocations of below gross margin costsPerform variance analyses monthly on below gross margin costsReview the accuracy of the accounts payable and receivable balancesConfirm all intercompany loan balancesPrepare timely and complete financial reportsAssist in the preparation of the annual budget and forecastsCalculate variances from the budget and report significant variances to the Corporate ControllerAssist with internal and external audits What you bring:The ideal candidate for this Corporate Accountant position brings a wealth of experience in accounting, particularly within a corporate setting. You are a Chartered Accountant with post-article experience under your belt. Your understanding of Company Act and direct/indirect taxes is solid, and you have hands-on experience with SARS E-filing. Your skills in drafting financial statements in Caseware are well-honed, and your knowledge of IFRS and financial reporting is extensive. You're adept at divisional reporting and monitoring, variance analyses, and budget vs actual reporting. Your proficiency in using Microsoft Excel to analyse large data sets will be a significant asset in this role.Chartered Accountant with 1 to 2 years post article experienceExperience and understanding of Company Act and direct/indirect taxes is requiredExperience on SARS E-filing is critical (loading of VAT, Income Tax, extracting reports)Experience in drafting financial statements in Caseware is requiredExperience in IFRS and financial reporting is non-negotiableExperience in divisional reporting and monitoringExperience in variance analyses and budget vs actual reportingExperience using Microsoft Excel as a functional tool to analyse large data What sets this company apart:Our client is a leading player in the industry, known for its commitment to excellence and a strong track record of success. They offer an inclusive work environment where every team member's contribution is valued. The company fosters a culture of continuous learning and development, providing numerous opportunities for professional growth. Their flexible work policies ensure a healthy work-life balance for all employees. What's next:Ready to take the next step in your accounting career? Apply now!Apply today by clicking on the link provided. We look forward to receiving your application!

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