Job Introduction : Financial Accountant G4S Deposita has a vacancy for Financial Accountant based in Samrand. Reporting to the Financial Manager, the Financial Accountant is responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely administration / completion of the accounting process in line with company policies and procedures.
The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which support plays within a successful business unit.
The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation. Role Responsibility : Main purpose of the position : To maintain accurate financial records and to report up to Trial Balance.
Key responsibilities : Maintain Financial Records Review standard processes and procedures and identify areas for improvement Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies Perform month-end and year-end close processes Prepare month-end journals Reconciliation on Insurance Payable and Receivable accounts Maintain Asset Register Overview of Cashbook Reconciliations Overview of Petty Cash, Debit Card and Credit Card transactionsReporting Prepare and review reliable and accurate reports for the company Overview of all GL Recons done by Finance Team Meeting deadlines on submission of internal and external reports Calculation of Insurance submit Declaration to Polygon Maintain payments for Claims Prepare and submit VAT Returns Handle all queries from SARS Prepare Ad-hoc reportsWorking Relationships Liaise with external and internal auditors Liaise with other departments in the companyHealth and Safety Participate in the design / development / review / implementation and monitoring of the region safety plans for each year Participate in safety forums created by company Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace Distribute safety information as and when requiredMinimum requirements 3 year Accounting Degree or Diploma 5 years experience as an AccountantPastel EvolutionKnowledge, skills and attributes Computer literate - ability to work on Excel, MS Outlook, Word Communication (written and verbal) Good interpersonal and teamwork skills Problem Solving Self-motivated and resourceful, with the proven ability to multi-task and operate successfully under tight deadlines and time pressures Work under pressure Dealing with changing circumstances Attention to detail The Ideal Candidate : Minimum requirements 3 year Accounting Degree or Diploma 5 years experience as an AccountantPastel EvolutionKnowledge, skills and attributes Computer literate - ability to work on Excel, MS Outlook, Word Communication (written and verbal) Good interpersonal and teamwork skills Problem Solving Self-motivated and resourceful, with the proven ability to multi-task and operate successfully under tight deadlines and time pressures Work under pressure Dealing with changing circumstances Attention to detail About the Company : About G4S : G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.
G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent.
At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy.
We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce.
G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are : We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness.
We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing. We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.
We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm.
We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets. We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.
We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer.
We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals. We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.
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