Accountant - Standerton

Employer
MCAccS
Location
Standerton, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 17, 2021
Closes
Jan 28, 2021
Ref
1940442135
Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EE Position

Key Reponsibilities

The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the financial accounting function in accordance with sound accounting practices, company policy and legislative requirements.

Financial Management/Reporting
  • Develop and maintain financial accounting processes and procedure
  • Implement and maintain sound internal control
  • Identify financial accounting risks and develop and implement mitigating strategies
  • Attend to audit queries
  • Prepare statutory returns (i.e. VAT
  • Verify the General Ledger, accruals and control account
  • Review local reconciliations before payments can be mad
  • Review Creditors on a monthly basis
  • Prepare financial month-end reports

Budgeting
  • Establish and maintain a budgeting system and assist with setting up the planning parameter
  • Manage and control the annual planning and budgeting process
  • Prepare the budget

Financial administration
  • Control commitments against budget

Leadership
  • Manage the designated area within time and budget
  • Identify and timeously address problems and opportunities
  • Provide direction in respect of decision making
  • Facilitate and resolve conflicting issues or requirements
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legal and statutory requirements and internationally accepted environmental, health, safety and quality standards


Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent qualification, i.e. (BCom Accounting and/or Management Accounting)
  • Honours Degree / Articles strongly recommended
  • 5 years'' relevant financial experience / Agricultural industry will be an advantage
  • Experience with Syspro and Excel
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Good conflict management skills
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Knowledge of General Accounting Principles (GAAP) / relevant legislation / Financial Reporting (IFRS) / Budgeting processing / Financial Systems
  • Understanding financial accounting and treasury
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English is a requirement


If you are not contacted withing 1 week of application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.