Job Openings Accountant

About the job Accountant

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: R20,000 - R25,000 per month

Our client is within the warehousing and retail space , Fast Moving Consumer Goods 

Responsibilities: The Accountant will be responsible for overseeing the financial activities of the company and ensuring accurate financial record-keeping. The candidate will report directly to the [relevant manager or position] and collaborate with the finance team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain accurate financial records, including ledgers, journals, and financial statements.
  • Perform reconciliations of bank statements, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Process financial transactions and ensure proper coding and classification.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Handle general ledger entries and adjustments.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles, standards, and regulations.
  • Monitor and analyze financial data to identify discrepancies and trends.
  • Participate in budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Prepare and submit tax returns and other regulatory filings.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, such as auditors and tax authorities.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or similar in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, CPA) is required.
  • Proven experience as an Accountant, with a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office suite, especially Excel.
  • Knowledge of tax regulations and compliance.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary within the range of R20,000 - R25,000 per month.

Non-Response within 2 weeks indicates an unsuccessful application