Closing on: Apr 30, 2021
Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Fixed Term
Job Location: Cape Town

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE: OPERATIONS ACCOUNTANT (TEMP)

DEPARTMENT: FPG PROPERTY

JOB TITLE OF INCUMBENT’S SUPERVISOR: FINANCIAL MANAGER

JOB TITLE OF INCUMBENT’S REPORTEE/S:  Creditors Clerks, Creditors Supervisor, Billing Supervisor, Billing Administrator (10 Reportees)

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PURPOSE OF JOB

To take responsibility for accurate processing and financial reporting, and to assist with day to day supervision of operational functions.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

OPERATIONS:

  • Assist with overall time management of billing and creditors departments monthly responsibilities
  • Tracking progress vs planning for billing and creditors departments
  • Attending daily and weekly meetings for billing and creditors departments
  • Ensuring that all payments are signed off and paid timeously
  • Ensuring that all billing is signed off and sent out timeously
  • Assistance with implementation of new processes within billing and creditors
  • Administration of Signiflow (payment authorisation software)
  • Communication link between billing, creditors, and the Financial Manager

 

ACCOUNTING:

  • Processing of daily and monthly journals including but not limited to deferred incentives, Petty cash, Loan adjustments, Depreciation, Salaries, Accruals
  • Monthly reconciliation of all loans and interest calculations
  • Analysing budgetary variances
  • Preparation of monthly management pack
  • VAT reasonability and finalisation for all entities
  • Assist with company secretarial tasks
  • Calculation of property valuations
  • Annual budget preparation and finalisation
  • Assist with audit for all entities
  • Draft AFS for all entities
  • Forecasting of future financial needs
  • Ad hoc financial analysis
  • Prompt query resolution with internal staff
  • Keep sufficient record of all journals
  • Adhering to deadlines and cut-off dates
  • Maintaining / organizing filing of all paperwork
  • Assist management with projects within the finance department
  • Any finance related tasks that may be required from time to time.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

  • Matric (Essential)
  • Com Accounting and completed articles
  • Solid understanding of VAT and accounting principles (IFRS for SME’s)
  • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting adjustments
  • Effective verbal, written and listening communications skills
  • Time management skills
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in similar role.
  • Proficient in Word and Excel.

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