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Accountant

Finance
Durban – KwaZulu Natal

Our client,  a leading distributor and manufacture of household goods  throughout South Africa are currently looking for a Senior Accountant to join their busy team.
 
Qualifications required
    • BCom Accounting
Experience
    • Minimum of 3 years in a general ledger or related accounting function
    • Proven experience in a Syspro environment required
Job competencies
Month end and Year end Reporting.
    • Perform General Ledger reconciliations monthly, including backup schedules in support of all Balance Sheet Accounts.
    • Resolve queries / reconciling items ensuring that no significant items remain on the reconciliations when closing the General Ledger.
    • Ensure that all Revenue and Operating Expenses are posted to the correct General Ledger accounts.
    • Complete half year-end and year-end Audit schedules as required in support of specified General Ledger accounts.
Journals
 
    • Prepare journal and accrual entries as part of normal month end process.
 
Statutory Returns
    • Prepare and reconcile the Divisional VAT reconciliation monthly.
    • Assistance with IT14SD
    • Stats SA returns
Audit
    • Assist with SARB, internal & external audit
    • Maintenance of audit trail amendments files
Foreign treasury
    • Review all Buyer documentation for FEC requests
    • Update FEC schedules
    • Review all Buyers documentation for payment requests
    • Update schedules & shared drive once processed
    • Forex bank reconciliation
Skills required
    • Financial accounting principles and practices  
    • Syspro utilization