Our client is looking for someone to provide support to the Financial Accountants and record andreview financial transactions to ensure completeness, accuracy and timely submission of informationused to support the business in their financial decision making and ensure statutory compliance.
RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records and financial statements, to assess accuracy,completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
Review accounts for discrepancies and reconcile differences. Prepare adjusting journal entries and establish tables of accounts and assign entries to properaccounts.
Financial Accounting Support others by carrying out financial monitoring tasks. Check cash book batches andreconciliations to ensure that transactions are allocated accurately and submit timeously to theaccountants on a weekly basis.
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement journals,reconciliations and schedules and ensure that all supporting documentation is attached in themonth end file for review by the Financial Accountant.
Management accounting and financial management Deliver standard operational or administrative processes, interpret instructions and makechoices (from defined options) to get the job done.
Check accounts payable and receivablebatches on a daily basis to ensure that transactions are allocated accurately in terms ofamounts, VAT, description and account.
Control and review the age analysis of the accountspayable on a monthly basis to ensure that it is within the agreed terms and conditions of thesuppliers agreements.
Operational Compliance Develop working knowledge of the organizations policies and procedures and of regulatorycodes and codes of conduct relevant to own work.
Adhere to mandatory procedures to ensureown work is undertaken to the required standards. Obtain authorization from a supervisor ormanager for any exceptions from mandatory procedure.
Data Collection & Analysis Extract relevant data from information provided by others, and input it into spreadsheets orstandard formats.
Customer Management Assist with general customer queries and difficult customers. Liaise with auditors, externalbusiness partners and internal customers on a daily basis to provide accurate information andrespond and resolve enquiries to a satisfactory outcome.
Data Management Record financial transactions on a daily basis into the applicable business systems to ensure theaccuracy and completeness thereof.
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIESFinancial Accounting Classify, measure and record corporate transactions with the use financial accounting principles.
Basic knowledge of VAT, A good understanding of general accounting principlesPolicy and Regulation Interpret and apply knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in area of expertise to achievecompliance.
IFRS, VAT, TAX, Insurance regulation policy; Solvency requirement liquidity; Governance Companies Act.Computer skills Support business processes and understand and effectively use standard office equipment andstandard software and process packages.
BCom degree in Accounting or similar - SAICA accredited university (Essential)EXPERIENCE 2 years experience in a similar role (Essential) Experience within the financial services industry (Advantageous) /