Financial Accountant

Finance
KwaZulu-Natal
Our Client one of South Africa’s favorites is looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team.
 
PURPOSE
The purpose of the Financial Accountant will be to assist in the performance of Group Reporting functions.
 
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE
  • Matric
  • CA (SA)
  • A minimum of 2 years’ post articles experience
  • Articles done at ‘Big 4 Firms’ (PWC, KPMG, EY, Deloitte) would be preferable
  • Proven technical knowledge of IFRS
  • Proficient in all related computer applications including SAP (advantageous), MS Office (intermediate level), etc.
 
The ideal applicant will satisfy the following skills requirements:
  • A high degree of confidentiality, emotional maturity, ethical values, and integrity
  • Must have a high stress tolerance and the ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues and with external customers in a team orientated manner
 
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS
  • Assist with the Budget reporting cycle-including developing guidelines, setting up of Budget forecast and presentation packs
  • Compilation of Final Budget book
  • Prepare the consolidated daily and weekly sales for SA performance
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly SA management accounts and Board pack including checking the accuracy of these pack before distribution This includes the preparation of monthly elimination entries
  • Consolidation of cash flow statements
  • Assist the Group Management Accountant with BI analysis as required
  • Assist with the preparation of Interim and year-end financial statements – This includes the completion of notes to the financial statements and assisting with audit requirements
  • Perform technical research into IFRS reporting issues and analysis of results
  • Create the monthly IFRS 16 entry for the SA business and post into the ledger
  • Assist with Central Office payments authorization and Online banking administration/SAP new vendor creation
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required by management
 
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