Reporting to: Financial Manager

Job Purpose: To manage the accounting and financial reporting function to provide relevant information to the business

Location: Woodstock, Cape Town

1. General Ledger to trial balance
• Drive monthly GL processing to TB for all group entities
• Ensure all entries are accurately captured in the GL within reporting deadlines
• Ensure preparation & review of all GL reconciliations within reporting deadlines
• Identify and correct any accounts processing deficiencies
2. Management accounts
• Assist in preparation of management reporting within reporting deadlines
• Preparation / review of applicable schedules ancillary to the reports
• Investigate and report back on findings from monthly reporting
3. Working capital management
• Accounts receivable management (weekly reporting & corrective action)
• Cash flow management (daily reporting, weekly planning & optimisation)
4. VAT
• Ensure timely preparation and review of VAT calculations and reconciliations
• Ensure timely submission and payment of VAT returns
5. Statutory compliance
• Prepare GL’s, TB’s and supporting schedules for audit and address audit queries
• Assist in DCA Audit procedure
• Assist in BEE verification procedures
6. People management
• Five direct reports:
  • 3 Junior Bookkeeper, 2 Cashbook Clerks

• Manage performance and development of direct reports

• Working knowledge of IFRS, ability to apply accounting framework and principles
• Working knowledge of Income Tax and VAT legislation
• Advanced competency in MS Excel
• Experience in Accpac
• Keen attention to detail and high level of accuracy
• Analytical thinker and problem solver
• Proactive, responsive and deadline driven
• BCOM Accounting or similar qualification
• SAIPA registered accountant or eligible for registration
•3 years’ experience in an accounting environment