Financial Accountant

Posted 1 year ago

Deadline: No later than 30 November 2020
Salary Ranges: R19 000 – R23 400 monthly

Job Description Brief

We are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to monitor all financial data and prepare accurate statements for our company Faithcare Medicals.

Financial Accountant responsibilities include budgeting, managing tax payments and performing internal audits. You will act as a consultant for senior managers or Executives, conducting cost and revenues analyses. To be qualified for this role, you should have a degree in Accounting and relevant work experience.

Ultimately, you will ensure all our accounting transactions comply with the law and support our company’s investments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gathering and monitoring financial data (e.g. sales revenues and liabilities)
  • Examining financial records to check for accuracy
  • Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual statements (balance sheets and income statements)
  • Prepare budgets (for the entire company and by department)
  • Forecasting costs and revenues
  • Manage tax payments
  • Tax reporting and inventory processing
  • Organize internal audits
  • Conduct detailed risk analyses to assess potential investments
  • Analyse financial trends
  • Collecting and analysing data, which is then used in the preparation of weekly and monthly estimates
  • Preparing weekly cash flow statements, and controlling expenditure and cash flow
  • Advising on estimates for project funding
  • Creating KPI reports
  • Responding to financial inquiries by gathering and interpreting data
  • Conducting internal audits such as wage reviews
  • Managing and training staff when necessary
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts and statutory accounts
  • Perform month-end and year-end close processes

Required Experience and Education

  • BCom Degree or National Diploma or equivalent course with 2-5-years’ experience
  • Degrees in the following subjects: Accountancy or Finance, Economics, Mathematics,
  • Business Studies and Management, or relevant field is a Plus
  • Proven work experience as a Financial Accountant or similar role
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel and accounting software
  • In-depth understanding of business bookkeeping procedures
  • Solid knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Excellent math skills with an attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • A Chartered Accountant or Certified Practising Accountant qualification is likely to give a
    competitive edge to a Financial Account
  • Additional certification (e.g. CPA) is a plus

Additional Skills

  • An analytical mind
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data

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