Accountant

Reference: 9333 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert 

Job Description: 

  • Design and implement effective procedures to streamline the asset creation process (which includes the capitalisation of assets, including transport costs to the relevant assets) and assist with the export process of assets exported from South Africa to various African countries.
  • The export process of assets includes timeous management of obtaining relevant documents and information to ensure timeous asset creation in respective countries and to correct sites
  • Reconcile the asset purchase and export asset purchase accounts, to ensure that the completeness and accuracy of the accounts are maintained.
  • Analyse the capitalisation of new sites against budgeted capital expenditure.
  • Monthly reporting on fixed assets per company and per site level.
  • Fixed asset register maintenance: creating assets, disposal or scrapping of assets, doing monthly recons between fixed asset register and GL entries, and doing depreciation runs on the system.
  • Assist with Transfer Pricing (TP) policy and do any necessary research on TP.
  • Withholding tax submissions of various countries.
  • Income tax calculations and submissions for various countries (this includes provisional tax calculations and submissions).
  • Tax compliance checks and investigations.
  • Reconciliation of taxes to statement of accounts from Revenue Authorities.
  • Reconciliations for Payroll: comparing payroll data to general ledger entries and posting corrections where needed (i.e. Balance Sheet and Income Statement reconciliations).
  • Bank reconciliations: Salaries and suppliers’ bank accounts, identify where reconciling items exist, inquire about differences and adjust for differences.
  • Analyse and account for foreign exchange movements based on foreign payments made to suppliers.
  • Assist with monthly VAT submissions (including VAT reasonability checks).
  • Intercompany balances: agree on the balances, ensure that transfers were done in all the entities, and adjust for forex movements where necessary (realised and unrealised forex).
  • Assist the financial manager with ad hoc tasks, where needed and liaise directly with the financial manager.
  • Prepare timeous accurate and comprehensive monthly cash-flow statements.
  • Identify, analyse and report on primary variances between actual and budget in management reports to ascertain the monthly value of shorts measured against budget.
  • Plan, prepare and coordinate external audits to ensure unqualified audit results
  • This position will also include tasks not listed above. There will be added responsibilities/ duties; these tasks will be allocated as needed by your Line Manager.

Qualifications: 

  • CA(SA) with 1-3 years of post-articles experience in accounting, preferred.
  • Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Knowledgeable understanding of asset management process (PPE)
  • Further tax qualification or experience in international tax is desirable.
  • Cost Accountant or Financial Accountant is desirable.
  • Taxation experience (beneficial to exposure to international taxes) is desirable.
  • QSR experience is desirable.

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.