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Chief Accountant

Experience Needed:

At least 3 years relevant accounting experience, post articles. Registered CA (SA) .


Relevant Bachelors degree.

Duties Include:

Additional Info:

Duties & Responsibilities Responsible for monthly group financial reporting and analyses (project leader) Scrutinize Group financial TB for incorrect classification or abnormal increases. Handle queries from departments and companies within the group. Authorise payments to be made to external vendors for correctness (VAT, calculation, within budget.etc). Identify areas where cost savings can be implemented and identify deviations from best practice and recommend possible changes. Compile business case or EVA calculation for relevant project costs or CAPEX expenditure. Manage and direct the planning and coordination of month end close consolidation process and reporting. Process optimisation. Planning and coordination of month end close consolidation process and reporting Process month end consolidation journals. Compile monthly provisions lists. Compile flash report and analyse deviations and reasons received from departments. Compile consolidation income statements, balance sheet, balance sheet notes and cashflow statement within specific deadline dates. Interim and financial Reporting (project leader). Serve as project leader for the Audit Committee in terms of planning and coordination. Compile certain notes for the Audit committee report. Improve overall bi-annual & annual year-end close and reporting processes in terms of less time spent on compilation, more analysis & increased accuracy. Serve as project leader for the financial statements in terms of planning and coordination. Compile consolidated financial statements in accordance with the accounting standards. Ensure the Financial statements are aligned with IFRS standards. Assist external auditors in providing relevant information and answering questions. Serve as project leader for the integrated report in terms of planning and coordination. Compile integrated report in accordance with best practice. Benchmark against top ten integrated report companies. Design and write certain reports contained in the Integrated Report. Supervise employees, and delegate duties and responsibilities. Manage performance of employees, and provide in-house training and guidance and support to employees. Motivate employees and provide constructive feedback on performance. Develop and manage succession plan/ personal development plan of employees. Follow internal procedures when dealing with disciplinary related issues. Provide technical guidelines, advice and instructions. Research best practice and legislative changes, and provide overview of statutory requirements. Determine operational requirements for compliance and manage compliance and follow up on outstanding matters. Assist other companies within the group with implementation of new standards and accounting on mergers/acquisitions Assistance in achieving Group Finance strategy. Assistance in delivering Group Finance strategy. Gap analysis with best practice. Providing insight on new plans to be included in strategy
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Starting Date:

April 1, 2024

Date Created:

March 15, 2024

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