Senior Group Accountant CA(SA)

Recruiter
Strategic Personnel
Location
Rosebank, South Africa
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Oct 2020
Closes
18 Nov 2020
Ref
2388941
Job role
Group accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
A leading construction company is looking for a senior CA(SA) to join their organization as a Group Accountant. This role plays an essential role within the organization and consolidating results for the Group as a whole is in essence the main responsibility of the Group Accountant.

The role will include the following responsibilities:
Financial Management & Reporting

- Preparation of management accounts.
- Review and manage full accounting function of Group and subsidiaries entities.
- Develop, propose and implement financial strategies.
- Set, manage and review financial and operational controls and releases.
- Preparation of financial reports including but not limited to Income statements,Balance sheets, Statement of Cashflow and Analysis Reports.
- Interpret financial information, make recommendations and escalate issues.
- Manage the implementation of recommendations (controls, cost savings, processes).
- Preparation of individual subsidiary and consolidated Group reports for Board meetings.
- Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information from relevant entities.
- Conduct forex recons and calculation of profit/loss on international transactions for foreign currency translation reserve.

Cashflow Management:

- Preparing the annual budget (including CAPEX & OPEX).
- Cashflow forecasting and planning.
- Cashflow forecasting of the Group's cashflow.
- Management of Fee Flow Schedules - liaise with relevant Directors and parties to update the schedule and ensure the reconciliation of project budgets versus monthly fee drawdown plan.
- Monitoring of Profitability
- Compliance and Corporate Governance
- Inter-Company Loan Accounts
- Dividends and Shareholding
- External Audit Management
- Payroll

The perfect applicant will have:

- Appropriate accounting qualification(s). CA SA
- Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience.
- Solid technical background, including consolidated reporting and statutory reporting experience.
- Highly organized and structured.
- Strong level of accuracy and attention to detail.
- Ability to take responsibility and be accountable.
- Able to work autonomously and as part of a broader team.
- Ability to solve complex problems.
- A proactive approach to problem-solving.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English command).
- Strong time management and prioritization skills.
- Intermediate to advanced computer software skills, including Excel and accounting
- packages (similar to NetSuite).
- Budgeting and forecasting experience.
- Hardworking, driven and passionate.
- Deadline driven.