Job title: Group Accountant (CA) SA
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Salary: R600000 to R650000
Job published: 08 October 2020
Job reference no: 820209830

Job Description



Cape Town

Great career opportunity with a leading listed FMCG group looking for a Group Accountant to be responsible for various statutory reporting and corporate finance related project deliverables.

Key Responsibilities

Statutory Reporting:

  • Compilation of monthly, quarterly, interim and year end reporting pack for the Group
  • Maintain consolidation journals, including PPA and related goodwill, the foreign currency translation reserve and intercompany transactions and balance confirmations
  • Ensure the reporting timetable is adhered to, including communicating with the various subsidiaries to assist when needed and to communicate exceptions
  • Assist with interim and year end external audit queries and requests
  • Assist with the preparation of Group statutory financial statements
  • Review of the monthly consolidation using the system, analytical procedures and following up on unusual transactions and variances

Budgets / Forecasts:

  • Assist with the preparation of consolidated balance and cash flow statement sheet for forecasts and budget
  • Assist with loading of data for forecast and budgets onto the reporting tool

Corporate Finance:

  • Financial modelling
  • Financial projections
  • Valuations
  • Acquisitive growth

Reporting tool:

  • Be the custodian and champion of the Group Reporting tool
  • Assist the group finance managers with loading quality financial information monthly and mapping of new TB accounts if needed
  • Drive further automation and optimisation of financial reports within the Group Other: Research on new IFRS standard and write accounting position papers Other finance related projects

Work Experience and Qualifications

  • CA (SA)
  • 1-2 years’ post-article experience in a Commercial finance environment
  • Exposure to JSE-listed entities

Please apply online