Junior Financial Accountant
HR Studio
Johannesburg, South Africa
2d ago

We're looking for

A highly driven, incredibly talented, and motivated individual to join our team as a junior Financial Accountant.

Who are you?

  • Eagerness to improve processes and learn
  • Efficient utilise automated processes and systems over manual processes
  • Work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong self-starter, who shows initiative and takes ownership of tasks
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organisational and administrative skills
  • Easily adapts to change
  • Problem solving, strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • What's the role?

    You will be responsible for :

  • Monthly review and analysis of General Ledger movements to identify accruals and re-allocations between Properties and Companies
  • Monthly preparation of accruals schedule and journal
  • Monthly review of income statement and balance sheet and preparation of balance sheet reconciliations where applicable
  • Prepare monthly actual vs. budget variance analysis per property
  • Review of debtor age analysis to prepare monthly bad debts provision in line with Company policy and raise any discrepancies identified with the Debtors Team
  • Monthly preparation and analysis of intercompany and shareholder loan reconciliations
  • Investigate and resolve issues identified
  • Monthly calculation and processing of interest on intercompany, shareholder and external loans
  • Monthly preparation of the prepaid expense and prepaid income schedules and processing to the relevant accounts
  • Preparation of income statement forecasting
  • Processing of other monthly and adhoc journals
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register and ensure that assets are correctly depreciated in line with Company policy
  • Preparation of workings and supporting schedules feeding into quarterly Board Reporting
  • Preparation of year end audit folders with reference to standard request list
  • Management and coordination of audit requests with relevant team members
  • Assist in the in budgeting and forecasting process including the loading of approved budgets on MDA
  • Prepare and finalise property adjustment accounts for sold properties
  • Maintain adequate filing requirements according to departmental guidelines
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improvement within job function and department
  • Adhoc involvement in creditor and other reconciliations
  • Adhoc involvement in Finance projects
  • Adhoc preparation of financial reports
  • Matric
  • Financial Degree
  • At least 2 years' experience in a finance department
  • Experience in Property Accounting Advantageous
  • MDA Property Manager accounting software Advantageous
  • Articles Advantageous
  • Solid understanding of Intercompany balancing and calculation of interest
  • Ability to perform reconciliations and resolve issues identified
  • Excel advanced and ability to demonstrate skill
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