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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Pinetown, KZN, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Financial Accountant

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About this job

Our client is seeking the services of a Financial Accountant to embrace this exciting opportunity within the Finance department. The incumbent will provide support to the Finance Manager by performing operational finance functions across two South African legal entities.

Key Result Areas

  • Completing month end closing processes accurately and within required deadlines,
  • Managing month end, quarterly and year end reporting deadlines,
  • Maintaining and reviewing monthly controls (i.e. payment instructions, creditor reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Assisting Distribution with stock movements and write down approvals,
  • Ensuring a smooth audit and finalization of annual financial statements,
  • Supervision and training of support staff within the finance division,
  • Managing harmonization projects for integration with the holding company,
  • Providing support to the Finance Manager with special projects, in addition to general daily operational requirements.


Skills Required


  • BCom Accounting Honours degree (preferably completed articles)

Experience and Skills

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position,
  • Strong computer skills with exceptional proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint,
  • Previous experience supervising people, and ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks,
  • Technical acumen with a high degree of accuracy and analytical ability,
  • Deadline driven,
  • Project management experience,
  • Must be a strategic thinker, and adept in building relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Due to a very high number of applications we are unable to respond to every candidate with feedback. If you do not hear from us within 10 days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please keep checking our website as new roles will be updated regularly. Pollock & Associates wishes you all the best in your search for a new career opportunity


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