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Senior Financial Accountant

Employer
Recru it
Location
South Africa Pretoria Region ZA, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Salary Range
South Africa - ZAR - R
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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*Role Purpose:*

* The purpose of the *Senior Financial Accountant role* is to ensure that financial records are accurately recorded according to financial reporting standards.

*Experience and Qualifications:*
*Qualifications: *

* Bachelor of Commerce: Accountancy or equivalent.
* Post-graduate finance related qualifications advantageous.

*Experience: *

* Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in the financial services industry.
* 5+ years experience in a similar role will be advantageous.

*Responsibilities:*
*Sustainable Business: Drives Finance Solutions *

* Perform functions relating to general ledger, reconciliations and review reconciliations performed by junior accountants.
* Prepare all management reports.
* Perform functions relating to budgeting and forecasting.
* Ensure that all valid entries are captured accurately on the balance sheet and reconciled within the agreed timeframe.
* Prepare all documentation for internal and external audit.
* Update and maintain the fixed asset register.

*Sustainable Business: Headcount Management *

* Manage the movement of heads between cost centres.
* Monitor vacancies against budget.
* Liaise with Human Resources to manage the headcount and vacancy process.

*Sustainable Business: Indirect Tax Administration *

* Reconciliation of monthly PAYE, UIF and SDL deductions with submissions and line of business systems.
* Liaise with Payroll and Group Tax to resolve any differences or disputes that might arise.
* Ensure all VAT and tax returns are completed and submitted within required timelines.

*Sustainable Business: Risk Management *

* Ensure all risks are mitigated and escalated to relevant stakeholders.
* Effective and consistent service delivery and support to all internal clients.
* Provide input into the risk identification processes and communicate recommendations in the appropriate forum.

*Competencies Required*

* Analysing and interpreting.
* Planning and organising.
* Attention to detail.
* Following instructions and procedures.
* Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking.
* Deciding and initiating action.
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