Vacancy: Accountant

Title Accountant
Division Finance and operations department
Grade R362 500 negotiable
Position reports to Executive Manager : Finance and Operations
No. reporting into position None
Purpose of the role
Maintains records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; ensure legal requirements compliance
Key Functions
Key Performance Areas Outcomes
Finance management Compliance with finance and overall procurement procedures
Loading of all bank payments and daily transfers and when necessary authorising payments/transfers.
Ensure all entries are accurately captured in the GL within reporting deadlines
Ensure preparation & review of all GL reconciliations within reporting deadlines
Identify and correct any accounts processing deficiencies
Preparation of management reports within reporting deadlines
Daily reconciling of all bank accounts
Cash flow management (daily reporting, weekly planning & optimisation)
Invoicing
Vat returns to SARS
Produce monthly cashbooks
Reporting Reporting on costs and sales and distributing the info to the necessary department
Maintain fixed asset registers Keep an up to date assets register
Record any movements on the asset register
Provide updated information to the finance and operations executive for insurance purposes
Manage online payments Ensure that the payment system is working efficiently
Regulate, settle and reconcile all payments made via the system
Reconciling of all payments and invoicing
Membership management All annual invoicing for individual, bulk and corporate membership
Allocate daily payments to outstanding invoices
Relationship management Identify departmental stakeholders
Manage departmental stakeholders in line with the corporate stakeholder management framework
Key Performance Areas Outcomes
Audit management Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit
Implement and monitor implementation of internal and external audit findings
Governance and internal efficiencies Compliance with legislation
Observe corporate policies and procedures
All other business related functions Conduct any business related function
Education & experience
Qualification & years of experience BCOM Accounting or similar qualification
3 years' experience in an accounting environment
If completed articles it would be an added advantage
Preferable industry Insurance Industry
Skills
  Negotiating
Persuasion
Analytical
Communication
Influential
Knowledge Legislative and regulatory requirements within the accounting space and general employer/employee legislative requirements
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
Behavioural competencies Networking
Assertiveness
Empathetic
Influential
Resilient
Strong interpersonal skills

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

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