Role details

Financial Accountant

Johannesburg   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • A 6 month contract to be based in Johannesburg
  • Financial Accountant with a minimum of 5 years financial experience

About Our Client

Client is a Johannesburg based security solutions company,integrating the latest security technology, intelligence . Using specialised manpower to ensure security solutions are tailor made to meet each customers needs.

Job Description

The role of the Financial Accountant in the Trade and Services industry entails the following:

Creditors management:-

  • Monthly Creditor's reconciliations
  • Submission, management and loading of creditors payment


  • Update of manual cashflow
  • Weekly Bank capturing of payments
  • Weekly pastel bank/petty cash reconciliation
  • Liaison with banks where necessary for queries on unidentified entries/deposits etc.
  • Ensuring that payments and authorization thereof agree to authorisation matrix
  • Loading of all payments onto bank system
  • Confirm that all processing and authorization of above complies with procurement policy

Month end reports

  • Analyse creditor's age analysis to confirm completeness of processing
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register i.e. additions, scrapping, depreciation. Balance FAR to Pastel quarterly
  • Prepare vat reconciliations and timeous payment to SARS
  • Coordinate month end and year end closing processes
  • Reconcile Intercompany accounts
  • IT Schedules prepared and submitted to IT Manager for approval
  • Preparation and submission of monthly management accounts
  • MIS (Monthly Income Statement) Reviews preparation and comments
  • Ensure that all documentation is properly filed for record keeping as well as audit purposes
  • GL management

Quarterly and Annual

  • Tax reporting
  • Statutory reporting
  • Full management of branch costs and reporting to head office
  • HFM Pack prepared - Branch reporting requirements fulfilled for monthly, quarterly, annual packages
  • Month end file management
  • Balance Sheet Recons
  • Budgets and business plan preparation
  • Audits - management of statutory audits and support across other branch audits
  • GPG and local policies and procedures alignment
  • CDP and CO2 reporting

The Successful Applicant

The suitable Financial Accountant should possess the following:

  • Matric (Grade 12)
  • Pastel Experience
  • Min 5 years experience
  • Good Powerpoint skills
  • Accounting Experience
  • Accounting qualification
  • Cost accounting knowledge and experience preferred

What's on Offer

Lucrative offer based on skills and experience

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