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Job title
Financial Accountant X2
Job grade
Mid Level
Location / Operation
Blue Label Distribution - Johannesburg Gauteng South Africa
Department
Blue Label Distribution - Sandton
Job reports to
Financial Manager
Job Purpose

Supports financial decision-making information by collecting, processing, analyzing, investigating, and reporting financial data.

Responsibilities

Preparation of journals and financial statements

  • Preparation of final group management accounts (debtors, creditors, inter-companies, loans, cash books, treasury share scheme, taxation)
  • Finalization of management accounts for Group
  • Processing of month end journals through perform month end closing activities such as account reconciliation, revenue accounting, expense accounting, etc.
  • Full general ledger reconciliations
  • Preparation and processing of monthly VAT Recon
  • Prepare and maintain the Fixed Asset register and reconciliations
  • Calculate and accounting for depreciation, assets disposal, asset purchases
  • Verify and report on assets when required
  • Processing of rental recoveries and rental expenses

Maintenance of accurate financial records

  • Ensure financial records comply with company policies and accounting principles            
  • Maintain accurate accounting records
  • Prepare and submit financial reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Review all financial reports to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Determine accounting errors or discrepancies and suggest necessary corrective action
  • Manage proper filing and document archiving

Annual Budget and Audit Preparation

  • Support preparation of annual budget forecast and projections.
  • Assist in preparing necessary documentation for annual financial audits.
  • Liaise with auditors and assist in the audit process
  • Resolving of queries
  • Maintaining all internal audit requirements in full compliance of the BLT internal audit requirements
  • Compile statutory reports / return as and when required
  • Assist with the finalization of income statements and balance sheets on a monthly basis and for year-end audits

Self-Management

  • Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
  • Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
  • Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
  • Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs
Requirements of the Job
Experience
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years commercial experience in a Financial Accountant or similar position
Minimum qualifications
  • Matric
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting with articles
Competencies / Behaviour
  • IFRS knowledge
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
Behavioural attributes

Behaviors

  • Energy       
  • Passion     
  • Respect for others.
  • Honest and Fair
  • Creativity   
  • Entrepreneurial Orientation
  • Positive Attitude     
  • Courage     
  • Tenacity     
  • Achieves Results    

Essential

  • Evaluating problems
  • Investigate Issues
  • Creating innovation
  • Building Relationships
  • Communicating Information
  • Showing Resilience
  • Adjusting to change
  • Giving Support
  • Processing Details
  • Structuring Tasks
  • Execution and Results
  • Customer centered
  • Planning and Improvement
  • Ethics and Compliance
  • Adaptability
Closing date for applications
Wednesday, 14 August 2019

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