Assistant Accountant
Johannesburg, Gauteng
4d ago
source : findojobs-za

About the roleThis role supports the financial accounting function working directly and indirectly with all levels of Orica employees and external stakeholders, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and Oricas financial controls and standards.

What you will be doingMonth End Processes & ProceduresPerform allocated month end processes and procedures in a timely and accurate mannerRecording, analysis and review of data in system related to general ledgers and trial balances, in support of business and functional requests, validation of transactions processed and substantiation of reconciling items (Manual Journal Entries, Intercompany & Fixed Assets)Prepare & Review Balance Sheet Reconciliations and perform Balance Sheet Maintenance (clearing and monitoring of open items)Ensure journals and reconciliations for general ledger accounts including substantiation of reconciling items, reviewed by GBS and approved by the businessComply with accounting standards and Orica accounting policiesDeliver timely and accurate financial information in support of business and functional requestsAssist the business monitor and action key reconciliations such as AP, AR, GRIR and AUC.

Execute tasks in accordance with applicable Service Level agreementsAsset management (assist with documentation for recharges, disposals and maintenance of Fixed Asset Registers) Financial & Management Reporting Assist with preparation of business unit financial statements - business unit B / S, P&L, Cash Flow and consolidation of financial statements.

Assist with preparation of trial balance and issue other nominated financial and management reports Audit & Balance Sheet Review 9Assist with preparation of half-yearly audit packs, ensuring they are complete, accurate and issued within agreed timeframeParticipate in internal and external audit as requiredAssist with the preparation of the Balance Sheet Review template as requiredAssist with preparation of Statutory returns (Indirect Taxes) with compliance to deadlines / timetablesLiaison with Tax Manager, experts and professional consultants where required in relation to statutory requirements and tax audits, including document extraction and collationParticipate in internal and external audit as required Administration and ComplianceCompliance with relevant Orica standards, Segregation of Duties and Oricas financial authority limits.

  • Compliance with all tax, treasury, statutory and financial policiesSupport Supervisor / Lead with managing specific process, ensure alignment, reporting and communication including appropriate workload allocation, execution of appropriate backup systems, monitoring of volume and productivityEnsure accurate and up-to-date Standard Operating Procedures for all processesWhat you will bringPossess reputation for integrity, ethics, personal values and solid characterBuilds the trust of others both internally and externallyDemonstrate innate business intellect, achievement orientation and competitive spiritModel resilience and flexibility;
  • adapts well to new circumstances and adversityDemonstrate a bias to working in a team oriented fashion, supporting others successYour qualificationsRelevant tertiary qualification in Accounting or Business disciplineProfessional designation CA, CMA, or CPAExperience in a large, global business in a similiar role5 years post graduate experience in accounting or finance (or related discipline)Technical accounting knowledgeSAP and Excel and financial modelling skillsHow you shape and influence othersDemonstrates courage, resilience and flexibilityStrong reputation for integrity, ethics, personal values and solid character Solid interpersonal and communication skillsSelf-aware and open to feedback Ability to work with minimal supervision Productive without compromising quality Highly reliable and motivated to excelWhat we offerAs part of a truly global company, you will have the ability to grow and learn in a diverse, collaborative culture.

    We foster relationships and learning through connected global and local teams, promote flexible and diverse career paths and support the development of your knowledge and skills.

    You will be paid a competitive salary, learn from talented individuals across multiple disciplines and be able to thrive in a safe workplace within a collaborative culture.

    Ignite your career at a place where your distinct potential can find its home.

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