International Financial Accountant (CHE057)Cape TownR 25 000 to R 35 000 per monthIf you are looking for an exciting opportunity to enhance your career, then this is the position for you.
We are looking for an exceptionally driven, young person with a global mindset to buildout a shared services department for our multinational client.
This multi-currency, multi-company and multi-jurisdictional accounting role will require the applicant to have a positive can-do attitude, sound accounting knowledge and great communication skills.
Primary Tasks : Your responsibilities will include general ledger maintenance, journal processing, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset administration and Statutory Compliance.
Statutory compliance entails European activities which include VAT, Intrastat, SOX controls, Waste reporting, Income tax, National statistic & National Bank reporting, local Financial Statements and external audit management.
QualificationsEssentialBachelor degree in Accounting / Senior Book keeping certificate and relevant experienceAdvantageousSAICA or SAIPA articles ExperienceEssentialGeneral ledger processingBalance sheet reconciliations2 years financial accounting experienceAdvanced level of excel proficiency using excel to manipulate Big dataStrong focus on process automationAdvantageousExperience working on European countries particularly UKInventory recording Computer skillsEssentialMS Excel, word, outlookAdvantageousSAP / OracleHFM / BFCBlackline Personal abilityAbilitiesAbility to take ownership of allocated tasks and drive to completion, streamlining and automating processesComfortable to work independently in a growing, fast-paced environmentAnalytical and problem solvingClient-facing personality (polite, respectful, humble, holds conversation well)Good English communication skills, written and telephonicAdvantageousSpeak a foreign language particularly Dutch, German and / or French Perks / BenefitsBeing part of a broader European teamInternational learning and development opportunitiesPossible travelExposure to fortune 500 clientsExposure to advanced ERP like SAP & Oracle