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Accountant

Finance
Durban – KwaZulu Natal

Our Client, a growing company, are searching for a suitably qualified accountant for their Durban practice.  
 
Requirements:
· A B.Compt degree with completed private sector (audit firm) articles.
· Registered Tax Practitioner.
The applicant must be able to do the following:
· Writing up of accounting records from source document to trial balance including general ledger maintenance.
· Compilation and maintenance of fixed asset registers from start to finish.
· Compilation of annual financial statements in accordance with full IFRS and IFRS for SMME and also in accordance with GRAP standards.
· Compilation of the accounting or audit year end file supporting the financial statements.
· Familiarity with Tax (Income tax, VAT, Employees’ tax). Experience in direct dealings with SARS representatives both online and branch meetings (filing NOO, disputes, income tax registration, updating of client details etc.).
· Familiarity with CIPC filing requirements (Company registration, Annual Returns, Company Conversions and Amendments)
· Familiarity with accounting and payroll packages.
· “Working” knowledge of excel.
 
ATTRIBUTES OF THE REQUIRED CANDIDATE :
The applicant must have the following:
· Ability to work with people.
· Good leadership skills.
· Consistent achievement of tasks on hand.
· Ability to handle a number of projects at the same time.
· Ability to handle young and emerging talent.
· An excellent all- round communicator.
· Ownership of tasks on hand.
· A person of unquestionable integrity.
· A reliable, trustworthy and dependable person.
· A person who has got appetite to learn and explore new things.
· A flexible person.
· Client facing / ability to generate new business.
· Own transport essential.