Financial Accountant

  • Initiate International
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 31, 2020
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Job Description

A new job opportunity in Johannesburg has arisen for a Financial Accountant within an SME bank to join a small finance team. The Financial Accountant will provide a complete financial reporting service internally, to Group Finance, Head Office Finance, local management including profitability reporting and annual budgeting and ensuring rigorous financial control disciplines are adhered to in respect of the general ledger and related financial systems

Your key job responsibilities for this Financial Accountant job in Johannesburg:

  • To prepare regular, accurate and timely financial accounts in Head Office format to include adjustments as advised by the Financial Controller
  • Produce and finalise reports: Daily PL & BS, Average balance sheets, monthly GFRP
  • Produce profit Centre reports including cost reports
  • Recording all sundry operational costs monthly
  • Produce timely account reconciliation for “Accruals & provision” accounts
  • Send out and correlate the return and review of Departmental Suspense accounts
  • Aid the Manager in the preparation of the annual budget process and provide information for the completion of statutory accounts
  • Supervision of other accounting personnel
  • To prepare mid-month forecasts, monthly estimates, quarter & full year Reforecasts
  • In conjunction with the Manager of Financial Control, maintain and further develop new methods to improve management reporting and control

Requirements for this Financial Accountant job in Johannesburg:

  • Fully qualified CA(SA)
  • Financial reporting experience of between 3-8 years within a banking environment
  • Strong PC and spreadsheet skills to an advanced level are necessary
  • Analytical skills combined with the ability to work under significant pressure
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills are an advantage