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Group Financial Accountant needed at PG Group

Job title : Group Financial Accountant

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : 18-May-24

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Job Purpose

  • To ensure accurate and timely consolidation of the financial reporting of the PG Group and subsidiaries, as well as driving quality and consistency of underlying data from their various sources.

Objectives

  • Management of reporting information and submissions through structured collection of quality and timely inputs from divisions.
  • Provide accurate and timely consolidation of statutory financial reporting for PG Group Holdings and review of divisional, subsidiary and Trust reporting and liaison with external auditors in order to comply with statutory requirements.
  • Preparation of month-end reporting schedules including flash results, CEO reports, HR reports, working capital analyses and specified Exco presentations.
  • Liaison with and review at divisions and shared services to understand controls, processes and reconciliations to drive the quality of underlying data.
  • Analysis of cost centre reports with Corporate Cost Centre Managers and Corporate Balance Sheet recons in order to provide accurate reporting on corporate spend compared to budget and forecast.
  • Provide technical financial assistance and understanding of applicable Group financial policies and procedures to the various operating entities to ensure that compliance is in line with Group standards.
  • Assist with initiatives to maximise the Group’s profitability and performance through effective control, financial analysis, policy implementation, asset management and the pro-active identification / investigation of opportunities to increase financial returns or prevent financial loss.
  • Preparation of the monthly treasury report to enable the Treasury Committee to manage the foreign exchange risk.
  • Preparation of Corporate budgets and forecasts with the assistance of Corporate Cost Centre Managers to ensure aligned with business objectives.
  • To effectively coach and mentor identified high potential candidates in order to improve skills, support succession plans for key critical and scarce positions, drive staff engagement and retention and ultimately increasing profits through improved capability, performance and productivity.

Requirements:

  • Registered Chartered Accountant CA(SA)
  • 3 to 6 years accounting experience (including articles)
  • 2 to 3 years supervisory experience in an accounting environment
  • Experience within the Manufacturing and / or Retail industries

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Taxation
  • External Audit
  • IFRS
  • Consolidation
  • Cognos
  • Business Acumen
  • Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel and intermediate Word, Powerpoint)
  • SAP

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