Accountant

Ref No. CLG2000001680
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

4-5 years' experience as an accountant

Important

Good knowledge and awareness of IFRS and IAS

The Job

VAT and Local tax and other regulatory knowledge

Ability to manage payroll and staff expense claim reimbursements
Numerical and accuracy skills
Client service orientation
4-5 year experience in Pastel or similar ERP system
Fixed assets management
Budget preparation
Preparation of annual financial statements and taxation calculations

Key Responsibility: Monitoring of Debtors and Creditors

Core Tasks
Ensuring that all payments due from debtors are collected on time and in a professional manner
Maintaining good relationship with customers and suppliers and resolving all customer and supplier queries
Checking receipts from customers and payments to suppliers on the banking platform and allocating these against the relevant customer and supplier accounts

Preparing debtors and creditors reconciliations on a monthly basis timeously

Capturing supplier invoices on the system (after the relevant checks and approvals) and ensure the integrity of all suppliers in the system.
Loading payments for creditors/reimbursements for approval by the relevant approval authorities and ensure there are no duplicate payments (stamping all paid invoices/vouchers as paid)
Ensuring accurate aging of debtors and creditors monthly
Key Responsibility: Responsible for monthly closing process and the entire financial function

Core Tasks:
Preparation of monthly management accounts (income statement, balance sheet, cash report) and budget vs. actual reports with commentary ,including analysis of such , incl Financial ratio's etc
Preparation of Budget and Forecasts with commentary
Preparation and submission of weekly cash flow
Preparation and submission of VAT, PAYE and other regulatory monthly returns timeously
Preparation of monthly payroll and related tasks for review and approval by Human Resources and other relevant authority prior to releasing such for payment
Preparation and recording of all financial transactions in the accounting records ,including foreign currency transactions and revaluation of such.
Preparation and loading all payment batches (creditors and staff claims) on the banking platform
Responsible for monthly closing process and other accounting tasks
Ensure that accounting controls, processes and procedures are complied with.
Prepare and book journal entries including and not limited to Amortization, depreciation, salary , VAT, PAYE, Payroll and others
Maintaining and updating the fixed asset register, ensuring it balances with the GL and that fixed assets are physically verified at least once annually.
Maintaining and updating the Inventory Control register, ensuring it balances with the GL and that inventory are physically verified timeously.
Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis ( including bank reconciliations for all the accounts)
Maintenance of the cash book in the GL.
Preparation of monthly schedules and reports (Prepayments, Accruals, Deferrals, Credit notes, Leave balances, Age analysis etc.)
Preparation of monthly intercompany reconciliations.
Ensuing financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
Assisting with preparation and coordination of the internal and external audit process
Preparing the annual financial statements and Notes , tax computation
Preparing relevant intercompany invoices with supporting information timeously
Assisting the Financial Manager including but not limited to banking issues (account opening, addition, deletion of signatories etc.), taxation queries etc.

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