Accountant

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399034MDL
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Africa
  • Renewable Energy
Employer Description

Multinational conglomerate within the Renewable Energy sector

Job Description

This Accountant role reporting to the CFO is a challenging and exciting role, giving you the opportunity to show your abilities and attributes.

You will be providing business focused management accounting, bookkeeping, budgeting, reporting, internal control services and meticulous record keeping to the Company. Furthermore, the position requires analysis and reporting on key financial data within the organisation, ensuring that management and shareholders receive timely and accurate information.

Your responsibilities:

  • Management of financial processes
  • Monthly bookkeeping and financial reporting to stakeholders
  • Submission of monthly reporting to shareholders and management
  • Responsible for the payments process and related controls over the payment process
  • Monitoring adherence of financial policies
  • Contract management (ensuring adherence to the financial aspect of contracts which the company is party to)
  • Preparation, monitoring and adherence of annual budget
  • Preparation and submission of bi-annual financial model to the Company lenders
  • Monitoring of costs against budget, reporting the deviations and suggesting improvements/cost savings
  • Preparing monthly cash flow forecasts and regular monitoring of cash flow
  • Tax submissions and compliance (VAT, Employee’s tax, dividends tax and Income Tax)
  • Preparation of taxable income calculation including deferred tax reconciliation
  • Responsible for the provision of an analytical and advisory function to management
  • Responsible for monthly creditors reconciliation and uploading of all supplier invoices into supplier management system
  • Responsible for submission of annual returns to CIPC
  • Manage the external financial audit
  • Preparation of Annual Financial Statements in terms of IFRS
  • Ensure that a strong working relationship is maintained with stakeholders
  • Ensure that financial records are valid, accurate and complete
  • Proven communication ability, specifically for report writing and presentation
  • Preparation of financial reports in the quarterly board pack and presentation to the board of Directors
  • Work closely with General Manager, Plant Managers and Administrators

Qualifications

  • B.Com Financial Accounting
  • Postgraduate in Financial Accounting (advantage)

Skills

You will have at least 2 years' experience as an Accountant within Renewable Energy and/or Infrastructure sectors and have:

  • Detailed understanding of IFRS
  • Excellent Computer literacy, Excel, SAP system
  • Must have valid Code B drivers license
  • Willingness to travel within South Africa

Salary / Package

R600k Neg