Junior Accountant

Recruiter
TMF Group
Location
Cape Town, South Africa
Salary
Competitive salary plus great benefits
Posted
18 Aug 2022
Closes
18 Sep 2022
Ref
557231
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. Our 9,100 experts and 120 offices in 85 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains proper filing and documentation of all relevant documentation pertaining to assigned clients
  • Makes simple entries into accounting system (sales and receivables, costs and liabilities, cash reports, bank statements) in accordance with accounting and tax regulations
  • Assists with high volume transactional tasks (such as invoicing and payments)
  • Fills in basic tax or legal forms per templates provided Assists with the completion and export of balance sheets and P&L statements according to local standards and convert the format of the same to client reporting standards
  • Extracts financial information from legal documents and processes the relevant entries
  • Performs book-keeping functions including data entry and coding
  • Drafts primary documents in accordance with statutory requirements for sales, expense reports, fixed assets, inventory items and turn them over to senior staff for checking
  • Prepares supporting analysis of all balance sheet accounts monthly
  • Responsible for the preparation of balance sheet and income statements and various other accounting statements and reports required by the client
  • Meets the statutory and corporate deadlines in respect of each client. Files recurrent tax forms electronically (like CBI and Tax filings)
  • Provide assistance during statutory or internal audits (queries and follow ups)
  • Prepares draft replies to clients’ queries

Requirements

  • Degree holder in Accountancy or business related disciplines
  • Some orientation/on the job experience
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with strong ability to plan ahead and organise themselves
  • Analytical structured mind set with ability to follow and build upon existing processes and ensure data is maintained with accuracy and consistency
  • Fluency in English is preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word is essential, with experience of local accounting system desirable

What's in it for you?

  • An exciting opportunity in an international company
  • Professional development opportunities as well as extensive individual further training opportunities, supported by our TMF Business Academy
  • A career within an ever evolving market
  • Flat hierarchies with direct contact to management and international exchange

Applications close: 17 Sep 2022 South Africa Standard Time

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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