Robben Island, Cape Town: SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT
Closing date: 10 June 2019
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager the incumbent will be responsible for financial reporting and asset management.
-Employment Equity (EE) / Affirmative Action (AA) position
-Fully bilingual with excellent English proficiency
-Matric / Grade 12
-Bcom (Honours) Accounting Degree or Chartered Accountant qualification obtained
-SAIPA/SAICA Articles completed
-Solid post articles financial accounting experience, preferably in Government industry
-Computer literate, with advanced Excel proficiency
-Caseware and Accpac proficiency advantageous
-Sound understanding of internal controls
-Attention to detail
-Team player and to lead by example
-Able to manage, train, coach, develop and motivate staff
-Stable employment record with contactable references
-Clear Criminal and ITC Record
-To start as soon as possible
-Regulating, supervising, reviewing, and implementing a full and accurate set of accounting records
-Preparing of completing and accurate monthly and annual financial reports within deadlines.
-Identifying risks which affect cash flow, expenses and balances and communicate to management.
-Executing financial accounting functions, which include operating the general ledger system and month-end close work.
-Examining financial records, collect information, prepare reports and make recommendations.
-Managing the fixed asset unit.
-Ensure controls over asset management are effective.
-Ensuring that accounting treatment is in line with relevant accounting standards.
-Managing creditors and debtors relationships.
-Building an effective finance team, manage junior staff in units, mentor and train staff.
-Overseeing controls over safekeeping of all finance documentation.
-Providing analysis and insights into revenue and expenditure.
-Providing analysis into financial performance
-Pro- actively identifying efficiencies in processes.
-Needing to assess financial risks and implement mitigating controls
-Managing treasury function.
-Managing relationship with external audit and internal audit.
-Ensure that the annual audits are conducted efficiently.
-Identifying and alert Management of any irregularity, lack of compliance, lack of adherence to process and procedures, weakness in internal controls, and any actual or potential concerns arising out of the financial and operational matters of the business.
-Reviewing and develop finance policies. Ensure policies are relevant and adjusted for changes in business environment and
Salary: Negotiable depending on relevant experience (Market related)
E-mail detailed CV in Word or PDF (not as a link) to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate Reference CR1702 and your salary expectation. (Also forward a recent photograph, certified copies of qualifications, certified copy of ID, and any Reference letters you might have from previous employers)
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