Financial Accountant (Articles) based in Johannesburg – R 40 000 per month based Isando

Accountant Job Responsibilities

  • Provides accurate, timely, reliable and complete financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports, performing transactional processing and close, consolidate, reporting procedures.
  • Executes on the financial reporting, budgeting and accounting function.

Duties: 

  • Prepare monthly journal entries
  • Maintain fixed asset registers
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet recons
  • Prepare monthly profit and loss statements for all branches and all business units
  • Perform variance analysis on all GL accounts
  • Be involved in the improvement of the financial statements
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports that management may require.
  • Responds and addresses financial audit queries.
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with financial legal requirements (including Tax, Vat, IFRS etc) by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Prepares the budget for all branches and business units within the RSA accounts
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Accomplishes the result by performing the duty.