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Senior Financial Accountant

Finance
KwaZulu Natal

Our client, an international trade, logistics and distribution company, is currently looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their busy team.
 
Education and Experience Required:
  • CA(SA)  
  • Drafting IFRS annual Financial Statements
  • Drafting monthly management accounts
  • Drafting income tax (current and Deferred tax) calculation
  • eFiling submissions
  • Analysing transactions and data in excel
  • Strong accounting, tax and audit background
 
Key Attributes:
  • Logistics and distribution background is beneficial
  • Ability to work under light supervision, self motivated
  • Good communicator and able to work under pressure with strict deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to question and bring solutions to the table
  • An approachable and pleasant personality
  • Fast learner
  
Responsibilities:
Accounting
• Verify, allocate, post and reconcile certain entries as
• Produce error-free accounting reports
• Analyse financial information and summarize financial status
• Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
• Support month-end and year-end close process
Reporting and Standards
• Provide technical support and advice on accounting treatments
• Ensure compliance with Group Valuation Policies and IFRS
• Assist with queries from group reporting
• Prepare information required for group reporting
External Reporting and and compliance
• Prepare annual IFRS financial statements and answer queries
• Prepare first draft tax returns and estimations
• Assist with tax audits and tax returns
• Direct external audits to ensure compliance
Financial Planning and Management
• Participate in the budgeting and forecast process
• Manage the financial accountant