Financial Accountant

Communicate Recruitment | Posted 29-03-2020

Johannesburg North (General IT)

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Financial Accountant - Tax

Ref. No: CPM043292/AnD
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Brief Description: An established telecommunications organisation based in Johannesburg North, is seeking to take on a technically savy Newly qualified CA(SA) with a wide knowledge in Tax to serve as Financial Accountant
Job Description:


The Financial Accountant is responsible for providing accounting support for an accurate and efficient month end close, extracting and analysing information for the monthly/quarterly financial reports, as well as ensuring a successful audit process and providing decision support to the Financial Manager and Head of Tax. The Financial Accountant will ensure internal controls are operating properly and as well as performing a Super User role in the relevant ERP system. This position works closely with the Financial Manager, Operational Financial Manager, Financial Analyst and Project Accountant

  • CA(SA)
  • 1 Year post article experience
  • US – GAAP Reporting (Essential)
  • Tax experience essential and passion for Tax


  • Effective self-leadership as an individual contributor in a high-performance environment.
  • Provision of support for an accurate and efficient month-end close.
  • Provision of support in extracting and analysing information for the monthly/quarterly financial reports.
  • Provision of support for the audit process.
  • Accounting for bank and cash for all legal entities including the relevant reconciliations (including petty cash and guarantees) and bank and cash reporting and forecasting.
  • Oracle maintenance for cash and bank including regression and UAT testing
  • Preparing account reconciliations for current assets
  • Statistics South Africa and South African Reserve Bank submissions
  • Accounting and budget support for regional and centralised services and related recharges through AGIS or GL journals
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns and related payments for all entities
  • Forex management and ordering for staff travel
  • Fixed asset and intangible asset maintenance including ATC2 and related stat-to-GAAP adjustments.
  • Review work performed by Africa Shared Services team, who are responsible for the subledger accounting for PPE.
  • Able to perform Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Non-subledger GL transactions.
  • Stat-to-GAAP accounting
  • Responsible for monthly and quarterly submissions to Corporate accounting, External reporting, Corporate Tax on TM1 and TOM.
  • Provide support for an accurate and efficient month-end close including distribution of month end workplan.
  • Extract and analyse information for the monthly/quarterly financial reports including board packs.
  • South African entities’ tax, with strong support from PwC.
  • Liaison with the US corporate accounting team, external reporting, tax and treasury teams. Attend to ad hoc requests as required.
  • Oversee preparation of Annual Financial statements, providing relevant information to complete disclosures and consolidation adjustments, including balance sheets and cash flows for board packs.
  • Budgeting and reporting on below EBITDA figures

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For more information, contact: Communicate Sunninghill: 087 351 3923

Senior Recruitment consultant: Angie Datadin

Sector: CA (SA) Town: Johannesburg North Date: 24/03/2020 Expiry Date: 23/04/2020