Accountant (Ref: SMA)

Position in the Financial sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 14 June 2021
Job Description:

Excellent opportunity for an Accountant looking to grow their career in a well established Manufacturing Concern. 

Main job function

·        Reporting – timeous submission of required internal and management account packs and information with adequate explanations on variances etc.   

·        Reporting – Budget Preparation, Submission of Annual Budget and Forecast to Head Office

·        Accounting Records Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations file with supporting documentation / explanations.  

·        Ensure that Accounts are prepared in accordance with Rheem’ s Financial Policies and that subjective estimates etc. are communicated / discussed with Management.  

·        Ensure that all cash disbursements are authorised as per Rheem Financial policy and review all bank account transactions on a daily basis.

·        Release and loading of all bank payments as applicable.

·        Reconciling and supplier Statements for submission for authorisation of supplier payments to head office.  

·        Ensure Creditors remittance is reconciled and sent to creditors

·        Ensure relevant capturing on Syspro and banking system.

·        Ensure timeous payments to all relevant creditors

·        Follow up on external as well internal queries

·        Run relevant creditors reports

·        Assist with audit and H/O queries and ensure the relevant documentation is available

·        Ensure that plant’s Syspro requirements / issues are communicated and addressed with management / H/O.        

·        Adherence to policies and procedures manual and communicate issues of non-compliance with management.

·        Timeous submission of VAT, EMP documents / payments.        

·        Ensure that all applicable wages schedules, reports have been adequately authorised by the relevant department head

·        Reconciling Interplant accounts

·        Journal entries and posting to General Ledger & reconciling of suspense acc.

·        Preparation of monthly and year-end accounts.

·        Liaising with External Auditors

·        Any ad-hoc Duties require by the company from time to time.



·        Minimum of BCom Accounting or equivalent with completed SAICA articles combined with a minimum of 3 years accounting in a Manufacturing or engineering environment.



·        Self-starter

·        Ability to Work to Deadlines

·        Attention to Detail

·        Customer focused (external and internal)

·        Good time keeping

·        Ability to work under pressure

·        Flexible and adaptable

·        Strong communication skills

·        Ability to deal with senior and junior employees

·        Good computer skills

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.



Please contact Sian Morgan