Group Accountant (Ref: MEGA)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Financial sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Monday 30 March 2020
Job Description:

A company based in New Germany is seeking a Group Accountant. The successful incumbent will be responsible to ensure that management information is timeously and accurately reported in a relevant manner for the Group and underlying entities. To ensure that all taxation is correctly calculated and reported monthly and that AFS are prepared in accordance with IFRS.

Main job function

Monthly Group Reporting

Ensure all trial balance are correctly mapped in Finnivo

Report monthly Flash with comments per underlying entity and group consolidation

Prepare quarterly reporting

Prepare Board templates for Company & underlying company presentations

Maintain monthly amortization table and interest calculations for Company loans, send monthly confirmations to Company & send interest and closing balances to all applicable entities in the Group

Update full year forecast in Finnivo

Ensure all schedules are updated and reconciled monthly

Prepare monthly Group consolidated pack


Prepare all provisional tax returns for all entities. Ensure all tax schedules are kept updated each month end

Ensure correct Wear & Tear rates are used in the tax asset register, reviewing monthly for additions

Ensure the Tax Asset Register reconciles with the Fixed Assets Register

Update the deferred tax calculation on a monthly basis

Prepare the annual tax returns for submission & once reviewed, submit on eFiling

Monitor all SARS correspondence and ensure appropriate responses are submitted on time

Ensure compliance with tax legislation

Annual Reporting

Prepare the year end pack for the Group in Finnivo

Prepare analysis and working schedules referencing the underlying entities to the consolidated pack and explaining the major variances from year to year and to budget

Prepare the AFS for all legal entities on Draft works

Statutory Matters

Keep all legal entities minute books and statutory details updated

Submit all required returns to CIPC

Complete and submit all required statutory returns

Inter Company

Maintain the monthly intercompany matrix ensuring both month end balances and transactions are agreed and reconciled. This is for both Groups


CA (SA) Recently qualified


Articles - Tax, Consolidations at a senior level

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 Melanie Els