General Accounting Specialist
TRS Staffing
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
2d ago
source : Work-Force

Your responsibilities Accounting and Financial Transactions :

  • Performing general accounting activities, applying techniques and standards to solve unusual issues.
  • Applying accounting techniques and standard practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions.
  • Reviewing accounting journals in accordance with the tables of authority. Reporting and Analysis :
  • Executing accounting analyses and reports as assigned. Understanding US GAAPreporting requirements, with a detailed knowledge of IFRS and experience in implementing new standards.
  • Co-ordinating with the Hub to ensure all reporting is completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Involving in projects, providing insight and contributing to project success by through financial data analysis and executing financial related tasks.
  • Supporting B-BBEE process through providing financial info as and when required. Balance sheet Reviews & reconciliations :
  • Reviewing reconciliations by applying technical accounting skills.
  • Following up on reconciliation queries and resolution.
  • Preparing balance sheet review and highlight areas that need attention. Internal controls :
  • Participating in internal control testing and prepares relevant documentation.
  • Demonstrating good understanding of controls over financial reporting. Risk assessment of Financials :
  • Supporting management with assessment of balance sheet and off-balance sheet risk through regular reviews with business, following up on long outstanding matters, finding mitigating solutions.
  • Conducting investigations and reconciliations of accounts monthly. Implementing continuous improvement. Financial Statements :
  • Preparing of annual financial statements. Fiduciary :
  • Liaising with external auditors during audits. Ensuring compliance with companies act of South Africa Project Management :
  • Managing regular projects in accounting area. Safety and Integrity :
  • Living ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business. Your background
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is mandatory.
  • Holding a post degree in finance or CA (SA) qualification would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum4-5 years’ experience in a similar role (general accounting or shared services) along with experience of implementing new IFRS standards.
  • Having project management experience in the financial arena will be an added advantage.
  • Required hands on experience in working of ERP systems like SAP.
  • Ability to lead and manage a small team, strong interpersonal skills.
  • Required in-depth knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel Intermediate to advanced level.
  • Required strong good communication and interpersonal skills. "You must be able to attend a local interview to be considered for this role"
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