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Accountant

Accountant

Non Equity
Durban North – Kwa-Zulu Natal

This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring, energetic Accountant who is looking to progress their career to a FM in next 2-3 years. You will be reporting to the FM assisting the management team drive operational efficiencies to enable decision-making that will ensure business growth and long-term success. You will be responsible for analysing key financial information.
 
Minimum Requirements
  • BCom (Majors in Accounting & Taxation) with CIMA (part or qualified)
  • Majors in Auditing and Management Accounting advantageous
  • Completed articles
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in manufacturing
  • IFRS
  • Tax Act (Vat, tax & customs)
  • MS Office (Intermediate to advance) ability to use advanced Excel
 
Key Role Responsibilities
  • Manage Provisions and Accruals
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts and resolve any resulting queries
  • Complete month-end and year-end accounts closure process
  • Processing of general journals
  • Draft financial statements
  • Prepare the Audit File including all reconciliations, Balance Sheet Accounts and supporting documentation
  • Compile capital work in progress report
  • Update fixed asset with additions or disposals
  • Calculate depreciation – units of production /straight line calculation
  • Prepare financial reports and returns
  • Management accounting reports
  • Tax Full function
  • Creditors/ Cashbook and Banking
  • Maintain cashbook
  • Manage cashflow local and foreign 3mths rolling
  • Complete credit applications for procurement
  • Resolve open balances queries
  • Reconcile finished goods & spare parts with Head Office
  • Capture invoice for scrap and re-selling material
  • Standard Cost, absorption costing and average costing knowledge
  • Analysing production costing results to ensure proper accounting of quantities and costing
  • Variance analysis (Material price variance understanding)
  • Payroll understanding and reconciliation
  • Compile Forex Forecasts
  • Prepare details for hedging
  • Revaluate foreign creditors & debtors