Accountant (EE/AA Candidates) (Ref: SMSCC)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Financial sector in Roodepoort - Gauteng
Posted On Thursday 20 January 2022
Job Description:

International Manufacturing concern seeks a skilled Accountant. West Rand based. Excellent growth opportunity.

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Main job function

Be responsible for ensuring completeness, validity, and accuracy of financial information in the accounting and reporting systems in line with the accounting manual and IFRS. Including oversight of accounts payable function. Full responsibility for cashbook function, including Bank reconciliations, following up and clearing of reconciling items, daily cash management, foreign payments, and other ad hoc payments

Financial Reporting and Accounting 

Accounting, Tax & regulatory and financial reporting

Payroll accounting 

Month-end closure activities including journal processing and closure of subledgers   Compile and publish standard internal and group financial month-end reporting packs

Reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts per group guidelines

Monthly group and divisional ad-hoc and standard reporting

Facilitating annual external audit

Ensure statutory compliance for local SA legal entities

Accounts Payable 

Management of Accounts Payable function. This includes AP and GRNI reconciliation review

Supervision of including, supervise 2 creditors staff

Treasury & Cashbook  

Process the cash book timeously and accurately

Review the cashbook to ensure that there are no errors or duplicated transactions

Accurate and Timely filing of all cheque requests and payment information 

Ensure that all transactions are recorded in the correct amount, period, classification, allocation and are valid

Advise the Financial Controller immediately if the bank or cashbook is in overdraft 

Maintain bank mandates (signatory rights) for all signatories for all accounts 

Manage, track, and resolve all banking queries 

Timeous completion of monthly bank reconciliations for all bank accounts in all currencies (ensure that the last day of the trading bank statement is being used to perform bank reconciliation)

Process accurate exchange translations, gain and losses

Ensure that all transactions up to the last day of trading are recorded in the cashbook and unprocessed transactions are provided for with Financial Controller approval

Validation and reconciliation of petty cash amounts held in various business units


Ability to interact with various departments including finance, commercial and operational departments

Manage and comply with local, state and government reporting requirements and tax filings (Statistics SA and SARS Vat) 

Develop and documents business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls


BCom Qualification (Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field)

Minimum 5-year commercial experience, preferably in Manufacturing or FMCG


Communication and presentation skills

Ability to understand broader business issues

Commercial awareness

Highly organized  

Problem solving skills

Numerical proficiency

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