An international engineering firm requires the expertise of a Systems Accountant. This is a specialist role for a Finance and IT professional.
If you have a flair for both, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for! SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED BCom Accounting or equivalent Minimum 5 years accounting experience, preferably in a consulting engineering industry.
Cross Border experience, including use of foreign currencies. Advanced MS Excel skills. Advanced knowledge and understanding of accounting / ERP systems.
Advanced knowledge of Proman (advantageous). Strong reconciliation skills. Good knowledge of local and foreign taxes Strong accounting and financial skills.
Excellent attention to detail and numerical analytical ability. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of staff. Ability to travel domestically and in Africa.
Ability to work overtime when required. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES ERP Software : Responsible for software enhancements and updates.
Induction of new employees on ERP software. Create manuals on any new features being rolled out in ERP software. Support function as a super user on ERP Software.
Manage access rights on ERP software. Preparation of the monthly management accounts and Business Unit reports. Provide requested financial reports to the external auditors as required.
Resolve system queries. Provide the BBBEE auditors with required reports in specified format. Consolidate the annual budget based on input received from Regional Heads.
Timesheet management and reporting. Provide information to Division / Regional Heads regarding their key performance indicators.
Manage the month and year end close by following up on outstanding items. Review internal fuel refund rates and amend when necessary.
Finance : Respond to queries from statutory and B-BBEE auditors. Compile the corporate finance calendar with reporting deadlines.
Consolidation of monthly fee forecasts. General ledger reconciliations for senior management consideration. GL Account analysis and interpretation.
Turnover reconciliations as required for SARS submissions. Assist in ensuring internal controls are maintained and adhered to mitigate business risk.
Prepare financial reports which supplement management accounts when queries are raised by business unit mangers and other senior management.
Full accounting function for a foreign division : Review and post debtor and creditor batches. Maintain cashbook and prepare bank reconciliations.
Process journal entries. Prepare and distribute month end reports. Prepare balance sheet reconciliations. Liaise with external auditors and resolve queries raised by them.
Ad-hoc queries. General : Adheres to all applicable objectives and requirements set out in QMS. Assist with ad-hoc tasks as required.