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Senior Accountant

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Local company

Job Type

Full Time



Description :

This is a 6 month CONTRACT position


Responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the department’s general ledger.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyses, records and reports accounting transactions in a timely manner.
  • Prepares general ledger entries and account reconciliations.
  • Responds to inquiries received from management, internal and external auditors and others regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.
  • Analyses current procedures and recommends changes to develop and implement best practice accounting procedures.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Performs complex duties related to preparation and analysis of financial information to record transactions, prepare financial reports, and review and verify accuracy.
  • Compiles, consolidates, and conducts complex analysis of accounting and financial information.
  • Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, and prepares strategic recommendations to management based on analysis.
  • Designs, modifies, installs, and/or maintains accounting systems to ensure adequate recognition of financial transactions.
  • Implements accounting policies under direction of the General Accounting Manager.
  • Performs detailed analysis and data cleansing on current and historic data in order to prepare for a successful system migration.
  • Drives the process to clear all aged GRNI & GIT. Additionally, should be familiar with Fixed Assets Componentization to address CIP

Skills / Competencies:

  • Comprehensive understanding of the accounting function.
  • Profound analytical skills for identifying and solving problems.
  • Clear communication and synthesis skills.
  • Deadline driven and ability to work under pressure.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures.

Education, Licenses, Certifications:

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting.
  • Finance or related field required.
  • CA (SA) CIMA; ACCA; Chartered Accountancy or similar certification preferred.
  • Intermediate level of relevant professional work experience in the field of study required.
    4+ years’ experience in accounting environment in Medium-operations/Distribution is required.
    Experience working with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable advantageous

How to apply


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