Group Accountant

Reference: 5667 CDS
Consultant: Carina de Swardt

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the accounting and management accounts of entities within the group.
  • Responsible for business analytics within the group.
  • Monitor actual expenses against the approved budget and identify variances, and the compilation of monthly management reports.
  • Ensure that all balance sheet reconciliations are produced on an accurate and timely basis to include bank reconciliations, debtors, creditors and inter-company account.
  • Fulfil some group level accounting functions as required.
  • Develop annual budgets in collaboration with the Group Financial Manager and business unit heads.
  • Assist with annual audit process.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements relating to financial control, financial management, accounting and tax.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to finance policies, procedures and systems across all teams.


  • Newly qualified CA (SA)
  • Completed articles
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge (pivot tables, vlookups etc)
  • Knowledge of cloud based accounting (Zoho) would be an advantage
  • Highly numerate and able to analyse statistical information and interpret financial data to produce reports which can be understood by non-financial colleagues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Computer literate; fully conversant with the current uses of information technology in the workplace and uses IT as a management tool (good knowledge in Word / Excel and Power Point).
  • Ability to work with data extracts from multiple data sources to compile financial analysis reports.
  • Ability to work well with others and take initiative.

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