Feb 14, 2020

International Financial Accountant

  • Emporium Human Capital
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Accounting

Job Description

International Financial Accountant (CHE057)

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to enhance your career, then this is the position for you. We are looking for an exceptionally driven, young person with a global mindset to buildout a shared services department for our multinational client. This multi-currency, multi-company and multi-jurisdictional accounting role will require the applicant to have a positive can-do attitude, sound accounting knowledge and great communication skills.

Primary Tasks:
Your responsibilities will include general ledger maintenance, journal processing, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset administration and Statutory Compliance. Statutory compliance entails European activities which include VAT, Intrastat, SOX controls, Waste reporting, Income tax, National statistic & National Bank reporting, local Financial Statements and external audit management.

• Essential
• Bachelor degree in Accounting / Senior Book keeping certificate and relevant experience
• Advantageous
• SAICA or SAIPA articles

• General ledger processing
• Balance sheet reconciliations
• 2 years financial accounting experience
• Advanced level of excel proficiency using excel to manipulate Big data
• Strong focus on process automation

• Experience working on European countries particularly UK
• Inventory recording

Computer skills
• Essential
• MS Excel, word, outlook
• Advantageous
• SAP / Oracle
• Blackline

Personal ability
• Ability to take ownership of allocated tasks and drive to completion, streamlining and automating processes
• Comfortable to work independently in a growing, fast-paced environment
• Analytical and problem solving
• Client-facing personality (polite, respectful, humble, holds conversation well)
• Good English communication skills, written and telephonic
• Advantageous
• Speak a foreign language particularly Dutch, German and/or French

• Being part of a broader European team
• International learning and development opportunities
• Possible travel
• Exposure to fortune 500 clients
• Exposure to advanced ERP like SAP & Oracle


R 25 000

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