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Junior Accountant

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join the team as a Junior Accountant.

If you want to:

  • The role will be required to perform financial accounting processes and perform a range of assigned month end close procedures.
    Strictly comply with group reporting timelines, particularly during interim and year end reporting periods
  • Responsible for the integrity of the financial records and accuracy of the general ledger, including accuracy of month end journal entries,
  • Application of accounting standards and practices in accordance with IFRS and local country requirements.
  • Monitor and track all Revenue and Cost Accruals to ensure accuracy of month end results;
  • Accountable for the completion of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations;
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and financial reports with comments on variances.
  • Preparation of the finance reports and 12-month cash flow requirements.
  • Responsible for completion of inter-company confirmations and related party disclosures
  • Assist in the management of the monthly forecasting process with the financial manager and leadership team.
  • Providing insightful and timely financial information to the leadership team for decision-making.
  • Accountable for overall vendor registration process and ensuring payments to vendors are accurate and timeous.
  • Prepare for and assist with the company’s external audit, internal audit and tax audit.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls
  • Assisting with tax, VAT and deferred tax computations and submissions, as applicable.
  • Engaging with bankers, auditors and external consultants.
  • All special projects or tasks from the Finance manager, CWA business or Group Finance that may be required from time to time.

And you have:

  • B Com Accounting
  • 3 years working experience in Finance
  • Experienced with working on ERP systems
  • A detailed knowledge of accounting procedures and principles of internal control is essential
  • Ability to maintain effective communication between departments, different staff levels and different countries
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Self motivated and pro-active
  • Able to work independently, with a high degree of responsibility
  • Deadline driven
  • Logical thinker

And these essential skills:

  • Setting a culture of continuously striving for better performance
  • Challenging the current state in order to seek real improvements.
  • Building and maintaining effective culture
  • Creating a climate in which individuals and teams develop their potential and contribute their best
  • Managing accountabilities and providing timely and constructive feedback
  • Coaching and providing development opportunities that enable high performance
  • Taking ownership for own performance and decisions and their impact on the business
  • Demonstrating tenacity and resilience even when faced with obstacles
  • Seeking opportunities for personal feedback, learning and development
  • Acting decisively when tough or quick action is required

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