Financial Accountant -Mining -SAP systems exp
Progressive International Recruitment Services
Johannesburg, ZA
10d ago

R 500000 - R 606000

SummaryThe accountant will lead and manage company financial transactions and may be required to provide additional support to other cost centres.

He / she will ensure co-ordination with various business entities

Summary

The accountant will lead and manage company financial transactions and may be required to provide additional support to other cost centres.

He / she will ensure co-ordination with various business entities

EDUCATION, Knowledge and experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline

Five (5) years' experience in accounting, financial analysis, external reporting, or related area

Strong knowledge of Financial Accounting Standards (FAS) and experience in trial balance review / reconciliation, overall account reconciliation, and consolidations.

Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Experience in technical accounting research, preparing financial statements and related disclosures.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities

Supervise office financial transactions

Coordinate the end of month closing process to ensure all corporate deadlines are met and information is presented in accordance with GAAP

Anticipate the challenges in the financial system of the organization and prepare a plan of action to counter it.

Provide support for accountants and external departments

Manage the expenditures and come up with ideas on a robust cash management system

Gather and organized data for auditors (internal, external, governmental, etc.)

Manage the Fixed Asset procedure, policy and process

Support such as; fixed asset inventory / vocational coverage for internal and external auditors / Tax return preparation and coordination with US / audit to identify weaknesses in process or support.

Key skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, and financial systems.

Strong analytical Skills and ability to work independently

Ability to work independently, strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to manage and lead major projects and coordinates activities outside the work team.

Self-starter with attention to detail with the ability to work independently

Ability to make good decisions that will enforce company policies; which are in accordance with applicable regulations and procedures

Ability to work overtime as required.

Ability to work with general office equipment such as a personal computer and keyboard, facsimile machines and photocopier.

Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.

Ability to analyze and interpret root causes of financial results, variances, and financial trends. Preferred :

Experience with SAP financial systems

Experience with financial audits

Business Acumen

Communication Proficiency

Ethical Conduct

Problem Solving / Analysis

Strategic Thinking

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