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Management Accountant
Kempton Park, Gauteng
Posted 22 June 2018

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Job Description

Management Accountant

Area: Kempton Park

Package: Negotiable up to R475000 CTC P/A

Purpose of the position:

The role as management accountant is to perform a series of tasks to ensure the company’s financial security, handling essentially all financial matters and thus helping to drive the business’s overall management and strategy.


  • Record financial transactions for project, department, or company
  • Prepare financial statements for internal and external use on a monthly basis
  • Reconcile spending with budget as part of job costing
  • Create company budgets
  • Analyze financial performance and forecast longer term horizons
  • Recommend methods and strategies for cutting cost
  • Maintain records and support auditing efforts
  • Advise company and/or department management on financial decisions
  • Make upper-level strategy recommendations based on financials
  • Manage the company’s tax affairs
  • Supervise Accounting Staff
  • Manage General Ledger
  • Provide insight into business performance
  • Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
  • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems

Requirements and skills:

The candidate should have the following:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Three to five year working experience.
  • SAP Business 1 experience significant advantage
  • Excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team.
  • Experience with manipulating large databases would be an advantage but an above average facility for using Excel will be essential.
  • South African Citizen / permanent resident
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English (read, write and speak)
  • Background in Manufacturing industry would be an advantage

Key Competencies:

  • Leadership
  • Self-motivation
  • Responsibility
  • Ability to reflect on one's own work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions.
  • Business acumen and interest.
  • Organisational skills and ability to manage deadlines.
  • Team working.
  • Client-facing (customer service) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in IT.
  • Analytical ability.
  • A methodical approach and problem solving skills.
  • Numeracy
Package: Negotiable up to R475000 CTC P/A