Group Accountant (CA / Mining / Manufacturing / Consolidations / Tax / Financial Reporting) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 574 2909 MHU

Reference Number: 574 2909 MHU


Job Description:

A mining services company has an exciting opportunity for a Group Accountant to join their team in Johannesburg. This will report directly into the Finance Director and General Manager. The main purpose of the position is to ensure accurate and timeous reporting of consolidated results and taxation requirements across various jurisdictions; To ensure that the financial reporting function is supported through the provision of input in the areas of financial and performance reporting, taxation and accounting technical advice.



  • Reviews and analyses monthly reports received and resolves queries with respective business units.
  • Performs the group consolidations and assesses the consolidation for reasonableness.
  • Improves the consolidation process through innovation.
  • Prepares the reporting documents for management reporting, incorporating the consolidated income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements.
  • Overall management of the individual chart of accounts and administration of the accounting systems
  • Provides technical accounting opinions on current or future accounting transactions.
  • Liaising with group auditors and advisors on changes in accounting standards and legislation to ensure compliance.
  • Identifying the possible impacts of changes in standards and legislation (qualitative and quantitative) to the group
  • Updating group policies for any changes
  • Communicating changes with the Financial Director
  • Prepare for and co-ordinate the annual audit.
  • Interact with auditors – provide background and address queries, assist with system checks and documentation requirements.
  • Prepare year end annual packs and annual financial statements.
  • Identify and implement audit process improvements that will increase efficiencies
  • Prepare monthly and annual tax calculations.
  • Ensure compliance with all South African and international tax jurisdictions in terms of submissions.
  • Liaise with international tax consultants
  • Prepare monthly VAT Reconciliations
  • Compiles the monthly reports on Finivo
  • Prepares annual financial statements for allocated companies.
  • Prepares weekly cash flow report.
  • Ad hoc reports as required
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with accountants and managers across the group
  • Assists with ad hoc projects


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Relevant tertiary degree
  • Qualified CA(SA). Must have completed articles at a SAICA registered firm.
  • Strong consolidation, tax and financial reporting experience.
  • Manufacturing background advantageous
  • Knowledge of IFRS.
  • Knowledge of accounting packages and systems.
  • Excellent tax knowledge
  • Management skills; High attention to detail; Logical thinker and natural problem solver; Deadline driven


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent position


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Tristan Rusch

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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