1. OF POSITION : To take full control and effectively manage the financial function of the Verso Group of Companies. You will report to the Group Financial Director.
This is the ideal role for a pragmatic, proactive and energetic Senior Financial Accountant with superior technical ability gained in the Financial Services industry.
2.MAIN ACTIVITIES : 2.1To ensure that, across the group of companies, the financial systems, controls, policies and procedures are sound and conform with IFRS, King IV, relevant legislative requirements Companies Act, Income Tax Act, FSB / FAIS and Board requirements, including update standard office manuals / procedures relating to their accounting functions to assist with transparency and succession.
2.2Ensuring that audits and reports are undertaken as necessary and conform as they should to regulatory and statutory bodies requirements.
Act as main liaison with External Auditors and manage the annual financial statements for the Verso Group of Companies.2.
3Compiling the financial groundwork on special projects and new businesses.2.4Managing of company secretarial duties, including compiling resolutions in line with relative legislation, including requirements such as Annual Returns process on CIPC and allocate payment.
2.5Taxation functions for the group, including but not limited to and file and pay corporate tax returns, provisional tax and file and pay provisional tax returns, to direct and indirect tax queries from SARS, of monthly VAT returns and review of Statement of Account, EMP returns and review of Statement of Account, Tax returns completion as and when required, in tax planning structures.
14 bank accounts.2.7Compliance functions including regulatory reports regarding financial soundness.2.8Managing the financial department staff and the day to day financial function of the Verso Group of Companies, including daily review of financial accounting, investigating complex financial accounting, authorization of all payments, monthly payroll review and sign off, etc.
2.9Financial accounting functions, including but not limited to closely with management to assist with the development of the annual budget to maintain accurate and timely submission of strategic plans.
Monthly review of fixed assets allocated acquired, disposed off and managing the fixed assets audit.2.10Other ad hoc duties assigned by the Senior Financial Accountant or Chief Operating Officer.
3.QUALIFICATIONS : CASA with two years senior financial accounting experience post articles, orSAIPA with three years senior financial accounting experience post articles but must have had medium to large company exposure.
4.SKILLS REQUIRED : Sound knowledge of Accounting Standards and Practices.Strong business strategy skills and a good communicator writing & speaking.
Commitment to work hard towards goals with enthusiasm and motivation.Strong problem solving skills, combined with specialist knowledge.
High degree of creativity and innovation, actionorientation, proactive and strategic awareness.Organised and assertive.Articulate presentation and professionalism.
Client service orientated.Attention to detail / accuracy.Must be able to work independently and under pressure.Strong work ethic.
Proven staff management record.5.TECHNOLOGY : Extensive practical experience on Microsoft Office suite Outlook, Word, Excel Advanced, PowerPoint, Accpac intermediate and Caseware including Bizsuite intermediate.
6.WORKING EXPERIENCE : 23 years relevant accounting management experience with companies; &Contactable references.