Accountant – Cape Town needed at Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited

Job title : Accountant – Cape Town

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : May 22, 2024

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Requirements

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3 – 5 years experience in accounting or related (essential)
  • Formal qualifications: BCom Accounting or Financial Management or related degree
  • Specific licensing or registration: Registered chartered accountant with South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (preferred) 
  • Business acumem 
  • Reporting skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation landscape
  • Knowledge of IFRS requirements applicable within area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of ethical best practice guidelines

Duties & Responsibilities

Internal Processes:

  • Complete consolidated financial reporting and analysis that add value and insight for the business.
  • Review all documentation to ensure that the correct level of authority has authorised the document and raise any exceptions with the relevant stakeholder.
  • Review and approve the general ledger journal allocations based on levels of authority and policy.
  • Control the reimbursement process to ensure that reimbursements are in line with budget and policy parameters.
  • Review and approve journals to allocate expenses.
  • Reconcile the expenses to the financial statement and budget.
  • Manage the reconciliations of transactions on the bank statement to the General Ledger.
  • Manage general ledger and other financial controls to ensure compliance to the relevant standards and controls. Identify and resolve problem sources or escalate to relevant level of authority.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of systems, processes and issues in order to enhance financial management.
  • Accurately update and maintain the fixed assets register and make recommendations to enhance the management.
  • Identify expense variances and investigate root cause of variances.
  • Compare expenses to budgets and identify reasons for variances, in order to provide financial insights in reporting.
  • Analyse financial reports and information to identify area of opportunities or potential risks within segment.
  • Advise and guide stakeholders and nonfinancial managers regarding finance elements.
  • Proactively assist in engaging with business to forecast expenses and identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency.
  • Manage high risk and problematic financial issues in area of accountability and contribute to the development of policy.

Engage with clients in a client centric manner:

  • Resolve client queries within agreed timeframes.
  • Provide authoritative, expertise and advice to clients and stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Deliver on service level agreements made with internal and external stakeholders and clients.
  • Make recommendations to improve client service within area of responsibility.
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which build rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.

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