Assistant Accountant
Platinum Placements
Pretoria, South Africa
5d ago
source : Job Placements

Financial Strategy :

  • Participate in organisational strategy management from a financial management perspective.
  • General Financial :

  • Provide Financial analysis and support to management and all operational areas of the business.
  • Maintain and update accounting system (ERP : BPCS)
  • Ensure compliance with internal control
  • Budget / Forecast :

  • Assist with preparation Operational budget and load budget on the system
  • Assist with preparation of Operational forecast on the system.
  • Financial reporting & General Ledger :

  • Prepare financial reports and returns.
  • Analyse and interpret finance reports and statistical data.
  • Generate information and report for internal and external use.
  • Investigate and action financial variances (budget / forecast).
  • Compile the weekly BU flash result and analyse variances.
  • Consolidate the compile the BU capex reports.
  • Compile weekly sales reports.
  • Compile balance sheet account reconciliation.
  • Investigate and action balance sheet account variances.
  • Prepare and post Journal entries.
  • Audits and Financial Period End processes :

  • Assist with preparations of the year-end statutory audit (External and Internal) in line with the consolidates audit plan.
  • Prepare ledge balance and an initial balance including all reconciliations, balance sheet accounts and support documentation.
  • Prepare year-end reporting Accounting and Tax packs
  • Follow up and action Audit finding.
  • Cost Accounting :

  • Prepare and review details product costing analysis for all new parts
  • Analysis all current parts and make recommendations for the financial recovery on distressed parts.
  • Calculate and propose potential price increases
  • Review GP percentage of individual BOMs and identify distress parts
  • Ensure that the routings reflect the time standards and delete obsolete routings
  • Investigate Purchase price variances (PPV)
  • Identify improvement opportunity and make recommendation for improvement
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Creditors, Banking & Cash management :

  • Verify weekly transfer (Creditor and wages)
  • Review and authorise creditors reconciliations, exception reports and payment
  • Approval of payment on the banking system
  • Debtors :

  • Maintain and update the tolling account and reconciliation
  • Review and analyse the debtors age analysis, ensuring timely payments from customer.
  • CAPEX & Fixed assets :

  • Calculate ROI on proposed CAPEX
  • Complete CAPEX / disposal / transfer applications
  • Monitor and report CAPEX monthly spend vs budget
  • Maintain and update the foxed assets register (issues Asset Nos etc.)
  • Statutory Returns :

  • Prepare business tax returns (VAT, UIF, PAYE, WCA)
  • Comply with value -added tax administration
  • Review statistics returns.
  • Stock Control :

  • Monitor and review holding
  • Oversee stock takes
  • Analyses and investigate stock count variances
  • Maintain the integrity of the stock Sub system.
  • BCom / Diploma in Financial Accounting

    Minimum 2 years experience in Finance / accounting role

    Must come from Manufacturing

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