6 Nov '20

Finance, Gauteng JHB - Eastern Suburbs

R 600 000 - R 700 000 Annually

A company based in the North-East of Johannesburg has a vacancy for an Accountant. The ideal candidate must have a completed Degree with completed SAICA/ SAIPA articles and 3 to 5 years post articles experience.

Overview and requirements: 

  • Must have a completed Degree in Finance coupled with completed articles (SAIPA/ SAICA) 
  • 3 to 5 years experience in commerce (ideally multinational, with experience reporting into overseas)
  • Experience as a Group Accountant will be highly advantageous 
  • Staff supervision will be highly advantageous
  • Preferably from an imports/ distribution and supply environment
  • Experience working on Syspro and/ or SAP BPC would be a huge advantage

Duties include: 

  • Preparation of quarterly forecasts and the annual budget, together with related Group reports
  • Perform month-end closing activities including journal entries, reconciliations and reviews
  • Perform month end financial analysis and reports including the Monthly Business Review Report
  • Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances
  • Set-up Excel templates to facilitate the compilation, reconciliation and analysis of financial and other data
  • Monitor financial transactions and ensure recording according to Group policies and accounting standards
  • Assist with annual audit by providing information and preparing requested reports
  • Approval of supplier payments, supplier purchase orders and internal changes and adjustments
  • Assist with problem solving in all aspects of the business and make recommendations to Management
  • Supervise Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Accountants and provide the necessary guidance
  • Create additional analysis and reports as requested by Management and deal with ad hoc requirements
  • Assist with the set-up and implementation of internal controls and related requirements
  • Ensure that statutory returns are completed, submitted and paid over to Authorities within set deadlines
  • Product Purchase Price analysis and Review
  • Inventory 
  • Cost of Sales 
  • Sales and profit margins

Please email you CV to kavita@smithgarb.co.za 




Ad Visible Until: 30 November 2020
Ref: JHB005664/KM

Vacancy Type: Permanent