Senior Accountant Vacancy

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. The primary objective is to take responsibility for all operational level management accounting functions. This includes but is not limited to monthly management accounts, statutory reporting and budgets. They also need to ensure that all accounting related tasks are professionally executed according to company and legal requirements.

The ideal candidate will also have experience in managing a team.


  • Reconciling account balances and bank statements
  • Maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.
  • Analyze financial reports and forecasts
  • Produce and analyse reports at an operational level, including statutory reports and management accounts
  • Prepare income statements and reconcile all of these to the relevant management accounts
  • Co-ordinate budgets and assist with the development and compilation of the budget pack
  • Manage a team of bookkeepers
  • Financial and statutory reporting:
  • Monthly review and sign off Bookkeeper reconciliations, journals and reports
  • Daily / weekly sign off of payments loaded on the system by Bookkeeper
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow forecast
  • Preparation and consolidation of monthly accounts, annual budgets and forecasts, and
    financial reports for management and shareholders
  • Statutory reporting
  • Preparations of annual financial statements
  • Coordinating financial review
  • Other financial related
  • Post-deal accounting entries
  • Understanding of SAGE


Sound knowledge of

  • South African VAT and Income Tax
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Understanding of financial implications for deadlines not being met
  • An understanding of month end procedures – the absolute importance to keep all reports / queries clean
  • Strong accounting principles and regulations knowledge
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Sage (Advanced Level / Super User)


  • Critical thinking
  • Presentation skills
  • Operations acumen
  • Sound commercial and business acumen and ability to apply it in a multiple location environment
  • Ability to think at a strategic level and be operational
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to communicate and persuade at all levels
  • Complex problem solving ability


  • Matric Qualification/Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Articles (advantageous)
  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role


  • Randburg, Gauteng


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