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Accounts Leader (Pretoria) - Johannesburg, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #9204
Job Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Company Type Transport
Job Role Accounts Leader (Pretoria)
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary R25 000 pm plus benefits

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 3
Residence Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African work permits or residency.
Degree Relevant Degree or Diploma

Job Description

06Jul
Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for an experienced Accounts Leader to develop a system to account for all customer and supplier financial transactions.


Responsibilities:
People/Human Resources (HR):
Ensure the recruitment of the correct caliber talent to drive a high-performance culture that includes accuracy and speed in delivering work outputs.
Ensure all permanent and temporary staff in the team have up to date employment contracts as per the company policy and/or the applicable local legislation as a minimum.
Implement a proper induction, on-boarding and on the job training program including all company policies for all new team members.
Ensure all non-performance, non-compliance and misconduct issues are addressed formally and timeously according to company policy and/or local legislation as a minimum.
Proactively train and develop the team to ensure that individual team members reach competence as soon as possible.

Customer Controls and Reconciliations:
Set up and monitor multiple Customer wallets ensuring correct allocations of all customer transactions.
Set up the customer reconciliation process within the team to ensure that this is executed daily and monitor for accuracy, completeness and timeous completion.
Review and approve reconciliations prior to submission to the Payments Controller.
Ensure that all financial accounts are correct and up to date with daily transactions.
Manage all customer account queries and escalate where required, monitoring them until the query has been attended to and can be closed.
Send out monthly customer statements and prepare invoices where required.
Monitor customer wallets against planned customer truck routes ensuring that wallet balances cover the planned routes at any given time.

Supplier Controls and Reconciliations:
Set up and monitor multiple Supplier wallets, ensuring the correct allocations of all supplier transactions.
Set up the supplier reconciliation process within the team to ensure that this is executed daily and monitor for accuracy, completeness and timeous completion.
Plan, review and approve the supplier payment schedule prior to submission to the Payments Controller.
Ensure that all financial accounts are correct and up to date with daily transactions
Manage all supplier account queries and escalate where required, monitoring them until the query has been attended to and can be closed.
Check supplier statements for accuracy and completeness.

General Financial Controls:
Ensure that all financial and reconciliation accounts are correct and up to date with daily transactions.
Produce accurate financial and reconciliation reports to required deadlines.
Review and correct cash book allocations where necessary.
Assist in the development of monthly forecasts, providing input where required.
Compile customer and supplier month-end reports.

Customer Relationship Management:
Maintain positive working relationships throughout the Company.
Maintain professional supplier and customer relationships that allow for efficient query resolution.
Liaise with the branches and resolve any issues that may arise.


Key Skills
Logistics, Financial Services, Financial Technology or Consumer Financial
Services experience is an advantage
Demonstrated effectiveness in all the areas outlined in the roles and responsibilities
Previous experience in XERO Accounting Software is an advantage
Excellent excel skills are a requirement
Assertive and deadline driven
Strong analytical ability and financial acumen
Demonstrate excellent attention to detail
Customer service orientation
Ability to manage increasing complexity
High level of resilience
Professional with good communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Potential to develop into other roles
Ability to work independently
Trustworthy

  • Job Role: Accounts Leader (Pretoria)
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: R25 000 pm plus benefits

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
BComm Degree or Bookkeeping/ Accounting Diploma
Minimum 3 years of experience in a Bookkeeping or Controller position
Previous experience in a company reporting into a group structure is an advantage

Additional Requirements

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