Financial Accountant

 

Location: Umhlanga

Our client, an accounting firm based in Umhlanga, is in search of a Financial Accountant.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Accounting & Management Accounting

  • Oversees the capture of daily receipts and payments.
  • Manages account compilations.
  • Produces Management Reports for the Business Units.

Creditors, Purchases & Payments

  • Manages the processing of purchase orders.
  • Oversees the reconciliations of Creditors and bank accounts.
  • Loads payments on banking profiles.
  • Liaises with banks and suppliers.

Accounts Receivable & Cash-flow

  • Manages Debtors process.
  • Manages Debtors entries and reconciliation.
  • Produces daily and monthly cash flow projections.
  • Manages daily cash flows and keeps Partners and CEO constantly informed of cash position.
  • Follows up on Debtors with partners, managers and clients until payment is received.
  • Compiles and monitors cash flow daily. Populates the promises vs actuals every morning.

Compliance

  • Completes and submits VAT.
  • Calculates and submits provisional tax.
  • Conducts annual preparation and review of budgets.
  • Prepares annual tax returns.
  • Ensures firms compliance with statutory obligations.

Staff Management

  • Provides leadership and direction to staff.
  • Ensures that there is clear focus and co-ordination of all activities; and that there are clearly communicated performance standards and objectives.
  • Ensures self-development and training & development of all staff in the Business Unit.
  • Assesses staffing requirements on an ongoing basis, appoints appropriately qualified personnel and ensures that they are fully utilised in terms of their skills set and experience.

Requirements:

 

  • BCom Accounting Degree
  • SAICA / SAIPA Articles (preferable).
  • Pastel experience (essential)
  • Xero experience (advantageous)
  • Great Soft experience (advantageous)
  • Caseware experience (advantageous)

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.