Jan 10, 2020

Financial Accountant

  • Smith Garb
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Finance

Job Description

Reference NumberJHB005420/JO

Limited duration contract immediately available for a Financial Accountant with a completed B.Com (Accounting) plus SAICA articles, or a CA(SA) with 3-5 years related commercial experience within the FMCG / Manufacturing sector.

Available immediately! Report directly to the Financial Director.

Be responsible to manage, oversee and expedite the company's compliance with the SOX Act as well as be responsible for the taxation function within the company and preparation of the statutory annual financial statements.

In addition, manage the AP function and provide assistance in various financial accounting functions within the Finance Department. KPI's include: Internal Audit / Sarbanes Oxley Project Manager - oversee the SOX Act Section 404 requirements including - ensuring monthly compliance to global SOX requirements (loading of supporting documents to the SOX repository); planning of the internal audits; reviewing of control test; identifying control weaknesses and reporting of these to internal audit, the Head of Finance and relevant Department Heads; Taxation - completion of all tax returns (monthly VAT returns, quarterly Ad valorem returns, provisional tax, STC etc.); maintenance of the Ad valorem tariff code table in the system; preparation of the annual tax pack and completion of the IT14 return; audit liaison of the annual tax pack; reviewing of tax schedules; assistance with all tax-related queries / audits; Statutory Annual Financial Statements - preparation of the statutory annual financial statements and audit liaision thereof; performing monthly reconciliations; preparation and posting of monthly journals; running of month-end alloctions and batch transactions processing; preparation of PRMA data for valuation purposes; preparation of the tables of authority; completion of quarterly flux commentary for submission to corporate; review of journals and monthly journals reconciliation; preparation of T/B; opening and closing of periods for posting; creating journals and periods for new financial years and running of month-end error reports for corrections before period close; AP Manager - review of aged payables exception report; review of audit trail of vendor master file changes report, future dated invoices report; duplicate invoices etc.; review of creditors reconciliations; monitor performance of AP; preparation of the performance appraisals and review back-up for the payment run.

Experience within a Multi-national concern, within the FMCG / Manufacturing sector essential, with working knowledge of SAP and HFM preferred.

December year-end. Successful candidate will ideally start immediately or in January / February 2020.

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