Our Client, in the enrgy sector is URGENTLY looking for a Financial Accountant to be based at their Head Office in Midrand.
PLEASE NOTE : This is a contract position for 8 months that pays +-R50K / month.
Purpose of the Job
To ensure all financial accounting is accurate and up to date, and reconciliations of the general ledger and sub ledgers are maintained.
Support the Finance Manager as well as Project Accountants.
Job Accountabilities / Key Responsibilities
Ensuring accurate and proper financial accounting with proper checks, scrutiny and reconciliation of the general ledger, sub-ledgers, fixed asset register, balance sheet schedules and related reports using the current system
Management and financial reporting for the local businesses to ensure that information requirements (both Group and Regional) are met in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
Provide support to the local operations :
Monthly P&L and balance sheet reports and forecasts
Management of receivables, plus provide data to allow inventory, cable, and fixed asset verifications
Cash forecasting and planning
Ensuring applicable bank mandates are updated and kept up to date
Ensuring compliance with Group and Regional policies and procedures
Ensuring adequate controls are in place across the business
Ensuring adherence to, and compliance with, direct and indirect tax laws and filing requirements, including payroll
Contributing to cost management and control
Person Specification / Job Requirements
Professional accounting qualification
1 to 5 years work experience
Strong accounting fundamentals and good knowledge of tax issues
Good analytical skills and commercial awareness
Experience using ERP and reporting systems
Advanced excel skills
Resilient and able to challenge
Good communication skills
High attention to detail
Key Role Interactions
Head of Finance
Head of Local Business
Apply directly on site or send CVs to admin madistar.co.za .
Please note that ONLY qualifying candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted, your CV will be placed in our database for future positions.