• Full Time
  • Paarl

About the job

This Financial Accountant position reviews the financial transactions, performs reconciliations versus both internal and external documents and creates financial reports from that information to management.

Key Performance Outputs

  • Accuracy in Inventory and Budgetary Adjustments: Ensure correct reflection of inventory and budgetary adjustments during journal approval processes to maintain accurate financial records.
  • Timely Creation and Investigation of Purchase Orders (POs): Create outstanding POs at month-end and investigate errors to ensure appropriate actions are taken, contributing to effective procurement management.
  • Review and Maintenance of General Ledger (GL) Allocations: Regularly review GL allocations to ensure appropriateness and correctness, contributing to accurate financial reporting.
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register: Maintain the fixed asset register on the internal system and add all acquired assets as needed to facilitate accurate asset management.
  • Monthly Depreciation: Run depreciation calculations on a monthly basis to accurately reflect asset depreciation in financial statements.
  • Preparation of Dashboard Reporting and Cash Flow Analysis: Draft dashboard reports and cash flow analyses based on results, meeting treasury requirements for informed decision-making.
  • Monthly Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts: Prepare monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts according to standard operating procedures (SOP) for financial accuracy.
  • Verification of Stock Counts and Reconciliation: Verify stock counts with relevant controllers and ensure accurate reflection in internal systems to maintain inventory integrity.
  • Assistance in Audit Process and Return Preparation: Assist in audit processes and preparation of returns to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and financial accuracy.
  • Authorisation of Creditors’ Payments and Review of Adjustments: Cross-check and release creditors’ payments and review/authorise adjustments to ensure accuracy and compliance with financial policies.

Requirements Minimum Education/Qualification/Experience

  • National Diploma in Finance/ B Com Accounting
  • Netsuite / ERP knowledge an advantage
  • Minimum 3 – 4 years of work experience in a similar role

Functional/Technical

  • Computer literacy: MS Office (with advanced Excel skills)
  • Functional experience in the below is a must-have for this role:
  • Financial Analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Internal Controls
  • Taxation
  • Audit Preparation
  • Financial Systems

Leadership/Behavioural

  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Excellent planning, organisational skills
  • Building and maintaining good interpersonal relationships
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to act with tact and discretion
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Process and deadline driven
  • Assertive

EMAIL CV IN WORD FORMAT: cvs@agricruitment.co.z

Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks.

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