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Group Accountant

Location: Wellington, Western Cape

Ref: LRF24008

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

An established international agricultural and export business is seeking to permanently employ a Group Accountant at their Wellington head office.

They are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Group Accountant who will play a vital role in maintaining accurate financial records and ensuring compliance with all financial reporting requirements.

In this role, you will be assisting the Group Financial Manager with the consolidation process, preparing of group management accounts, and analysing financial data. You will work closely with the finance team to ensure accuracy and completeness of management accounts and financial statements. Additionally, you will be responsible assisting with the reviewing and reconciling intercompany transactions, researching and resolving accounting discrepancies, and assisting with the implementation of new accounting standards.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, with a focus on consolidation and financial reporting. They will be detail-oriented, organised, and possess excellent communication and analytical skills. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a solid understanding of international accounting standards.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist with the consolidation process and ensure accuracy and completeness of financial statements.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual management accounts & financial statements.
  • Analyse financial data to identify trends and variances.
  • Review and reconcile intercompany transactions.
  • Research and resolve accounting discrepancies and variances.
  • Assist with the implementation of new accounting standards.
  • Ensure compliance with all financial reporting requirements and tax policies.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to improve internal controls and processes.
  • Assist with the preparation of audit schedules and respond to audit inquiries.
  • Assist with the annual budget process, preparation of the detailed budget calculations and summaries for the group.
  • Documenting the standard operating processes and procedures pertaining to finance.
  • Support senior finance in ad hoc reporting, projects, and expansion plan.
  • Ad Hoc or other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Finance with completed articles in SAICA/SAIPA/ SAIBA/CIMA (or similar)
  • At least two years of experience in accounting, with a focus on consolidation and financial reporting.
  • Experience in accounting programs such as Xero, Sage Evolution or Draftworx would be advantageous.
  • Fully bilingual (Afrikaans and English)

Salary - Mid Level scale, negotiable and based on skills and experience. The salary bracket will be shared with shortlisted candidates.



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