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Reporting Accountant - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #16984
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG/Property
Job Role Reporting Accountant
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree BCom Accounting degree with completed articles & minimum 5 years post article experience

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for a Reporting Accountant to join their team.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Reporting lines to the Financial Manager and Second-in-Charge of financial department
• Weekly operational financial results reports to prepare from POS systems / BI systems
• Weekly stock transfer reports to prepare and to resolve discrepancies
• Weekly and monthly Franchisor reporting submissions
• Assist in the preparation of presentations and reportsfor directors and shareholders meetings
• Assist in the preparation of presentations of area manager meetings
• Assist in Annual Audit preparations, schedules, queries, etc.
• Assist in any SARS and Franchisor related audits
• Assist with stock take procedures and analysing results
• Additional work with acquisitions of new stores
• Local store marketing schedules, assist in audits, send information to agents
• Streamline and automate various financial reports
• Various reporting from BI portals
• STATS SA submissions
• Assist with meeting daily, weekly, and monthly finance deadlines
• Assist with Cash Flow forecasting and schedules when needed
• Assist with budget preparations and importing into accounting system
• Assist with drafting the annual financial statements and supporting schedules
• Assist with all taxation calculations (Income, Provisional & Deferred) and submissions to SARS
• Assist with developing business processes and internal controls to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Ensure quality control & integrity of all financial transactions, compliance, and financial reporting
• Assist with streamlining/automating systems and procedures
• Assist with any on the job training for any staff in the department when needed
• Any ad hoc duties and projects in Finance Department on daily / weekly / monthly / yearly basis
• Back-up for the financial accountants to do their financial accounting work, when needed

Key Skills
• Adhering to Principles & Values
• Following Instructions & Procedures
• Excellent reporting skills
• Delivering Results & Meeting Expectations
• Structured & Organised Approach
• Focused on Detail & Accuracy
• Be able to manage Volume, Stress & Deadlines
• Strong Communication & People Skills
• Initiative-taker, Adaptable, Energetic & Confident

  • Job Role: Reporting Accountant
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
• Completely proficient in English
• High Computer Literacy
• Advanced Excel Skills (non-negotiable)
• Previous Retail experience will be a strong advantage
• Pastel Evolution will be a strong advantage
• BI Reporting experience
• Previous experience in a similar type of role (non-negotiable)
• Excellent reconciliation skills & financial applicable technical knowledge
• BCom Accounting degree with completed articles & minimum 5 years post article experience

Additional Requirements

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