Financial Accountant (Financial Services / Auditing/ Reporting) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 7 months ago

Reference No. KMSR07

Job Description:

A leading manufacturing brand is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join their team as Financial Accountant.


  • Right hand person to Finance Manager and Reports to Finance Manager
  • Month End Closure & Associated Month End Tasks
  • Preparation of Management Accounts for the business units
  • Preparation of Budget – Opex, Variable Costs & Fixed Assets
  • Internal Audits to ensure we comply with company policy and procedures
  • Risk Management and Mitigation
  • Cost saving strategies
  • Monthly & Year End Journals
  • Monthly GL Recons
  • Cashbook – processing of transactions
  • Review of Bank Recons
  • Prepare weekly Cashflow Forecast
  • Prepare weekly Cashflow Payment Planning
  • Monthly Supplier Consignment Stock Recons
  • Full Fixed Asset Function (issue of fixed asset forms, label of fixed assets, physical verification once a year, GL recons, maintain fixed asset register, maintain fixed asset policy and procedures) 
  • Wear & Tear Allowance & Fixed Asset Register for Tax purposes
  • Foreign Exposure (purchase of FEC, recon of Pastel POs & schedule as well as recon to FXOne Market To Market report & monthly meeting)
  • Annual applications through bankers for SARB Approvals
  • VAT Calculation, recon & SARS Submission
  • Review of Petty Cash, Recons & Reimbursement
  • Complete Stats SA & SARB questionnaires
  • Review and approval of Purchase Requisitions
  • Pastel Maintenance & Queries
  • Xperdyte Queries
  • Run the Finanical Year End Audit
  • Run the day-to-day elements of the Finance Department


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Matric with BCom Accounting or BCompt Accounting Sciences or CIMA or ACCA
  • At least 12 to 15 years and has same or similar working experience to our vacancy and worked with foreign currency and foreign transactions
  • Worked in a manufacturing environment would be advantageous
  • ERP – Pastel – Sage 200 Evolution Version 10 – Mandatory as staff member will be a Super User and Helpdesk for internal matters before escalated to 3rd party Sage Consultants and work on various Pastel projects with our 3rd party Sage Consultants
  • Xperdyte – Manufacturing system
  • AssetZure – Fixed Assets
  • Excel – Advanced (Lookups, Pivots, Macros etc)
  • Word – Intermediate
  • Outlook – Intermediate
  • PowerPoint – Intermediate
  • Attention to detail and meticulous are essential
  • Calculations, reconciliations and resolving queries are essential
  • Streamline and efficient
  • Planning and organising skills are essential and excellent time management skills
  • Analyse information quickly with good problem-solving skills
  • Must be prepared to work overtime at peak periods in the month and times of year (month end, budget & audit) within reason
  • Good Communicator; both written (spelling and grammar) and the spoken word
  • Emotional Intelligence & the development of staff who reports into this role
  • Forward thinking, uses their initiative wants to add value to the business
  • Team player
  • Works in a structured environment
  • Real listening skills and respect for keeping information private
  • Successful negotiator and influencer
  • Results driven

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Kyle Magnussen at

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Kyle Magnussen

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance

CA Global will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.





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