Our client is looking for a Group Financial Accountant to join their successful team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Finance function and organisation holistically with a specific focus on Technical Accounting, Reporting and controls.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring accounting records, budgets and costing are prepared and maintained accurately and timeously

  • Ensuring controls are implemented and maintained to protect the business and reduce the risk of negative financial impact

  • Providing reports to support the business and decision making
  • Managing cashflow and working capital to support profitability and preserve cash

TEAM LEAD

  • Day to day supervision of finance team as support to the Financial Manager
  • Training and development of finance team
  • Ensure accounting standards are maintained and improved

MANAGE PAYMENT PROCESS

  • Review monthly creditors reconciliations
  • Approve payment proposals and authorise payments once loaded
  • Ensure payments align to cashflow

MONTH END CLOSE

  • Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare month end close file

AUDIT

  • Prepare the audit file for annual audit
  • Manage the operational relationship with auditors
  • Support the finance team to ensure Audit is completed on time and in budget
  • Act as primary contact for all audit queries

TAXATION

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable taxes
  • Review Monthly VAT & PAYE reconciliations
  • Submit monthly VAT & PAYE submissions
  • Submit annual returns (Income Tax, Payroll, Carbon Tax, etc)

PROVISIONS & ACCRUALS

  • Review monthly provisions and accruals prepared
  • Review Payroll and Accrual reconciliations

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

  • Consolidation of Group Accounts
  • Prepare Annual Financial statements

INSURANCE

  • Primary contact for all insurance (Fleet, Asset, Business interruption, Credit)
  • Ensure policies are updated and organisation is appropriately insured
  • Ensure compliance with insurance policy requirements are maintained

INTERNAL CONTROLS

  • Ensure internal control environment is maintained and improved
  • Maintain complete filing system to support financial records and POPI compliance
  • Implement Effective archiving system

Qualifications / Experience required:

  • CA (SA)
  • 2 Years post Articles experience
  • CIMA or other Postgraduate will be beneficial
  • SAGE Evolution experience

Desired Skills:

  • consolidation
  • evolution
  • IFRS

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