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
- 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.