Financial Accountant

My client has a unique opportunity available for a Financial Accountant to join a well-established and reputable cold storage operator that provides management solutions for cold storage of fruit and other perishable industries. You will be someone with a strong personality, be tech savvy and have a knack for working in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines. You have the ability to work independently and engage in a team environment. Your attention to details is vital when seeing to the accounting principles, procedures and financial operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate processing of expenses to correct General Ledger accounts and departments
  • Create new ledger accounts in the General Ledger
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Perform intercompany reconciliations
  • Maintain and update the Fixed Asset Register
  • Preparing fixed asset purchase approval documents
  • Oversee the full creditor’s function
  • Issuing of purchase orders for approved orders
  • Update monthly electricity schedules
  • Daily capturing of bank transactions
  • Ensure that general ledger accounts are kept up to date
  • Prepare bank, petty cash and inventory reconciliations
  • Perform VAT reconciliations
  • Prepare and submit the VAT201
  • Monthly analysis of fleet cards and allocation of fuel cost
  • Assist with the preparation of supporting documents for relevant SARS audits
  • Assist with audit file preparation for both internal and external auditors

Requirements:

  • Completed SAICA or SAIPA articles
  • BCom Accounting/ Finance degree
  • Minimum of 2-3years’experience in an accounting role within a medium sized organisation
  • Microsoft Dynamics Nav experience (advantage)
  • Experience in MS Office and MS Excel Intermediary to Advanced level

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