Senior Accountant/Management Accountant - Kerry Kopp Recruitment Specialists, Durban Western Suburbs

  • Durban Western Suburbs
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Kerry Kopp Recruitment Specialists on Friday, October 4, 2019
  • Reference: 1612417
  • Apply before Friday, November 15, 2019 - 2 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Kerry Kopp Recruitment Specialists

 

Position:                     Senior Accountant (Management Accountant)

 

 

 

Reporting to:              Financial Manager

 

 

 

Overview: Job purpose and deliverables

 

 

 

Core purpose of the the role

 

The main purpose of the role is to provide accurate and timeous financial management, reporting and analysis for the business and individual business units; ensuring corporate governance and strategic objective requirements are met.

 

 

 

Key deliverables and outputs

 

 

 

  1. Financial analysis and reporting

 

  • Prepare and maintain accurate monthly and annual management account reports in line with business unit requirements.

  • Analyse, interpret and comment on monthly financial results (actual vs budget) for submission to management.

  • Ensure data integrity (incl. completeness, accuracy and validity).

  • Ensure reporting deadlines are met.

     

 

  1. Budgets

 

  • Assist with the preparation and consolidation of the annual budget process, within agreed deadlines.

     

 

  1. Corporate governance, compliance, and audits

 

  • Ensure tax, legal, statutory and internal authority compliance.

  • Facilitate mini-audits in order to ensure compliance.

  • Prepare for external audits and present audit packs according to deadlines

  • Track and monitor outstanding items and communicate the impact of these to the business.

     

 

  1. Financial management and Financial planning

 

  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations (accruals, provisions, asset register, inventory, etc.) for review, prepare comments and implement actions within the required timeframe

  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly cash flow reports for review and monitor working capital requirements (incl. debtors, creditors and cash).

 

 

 

  1. Financial Systems

 

  • Identify and drive systems enhancements throughout the business.

  • Manage systems integrity.

  • Contribute to the implementation of new financial systems and processes.

     

    Internal customers

    Business management, production and operational management; All support functions; Finance

     

    External stakeholders

    Customers; Suppliers

 

 

 

 

 

Overview: Essential individual competencies to be successful in the job

 

 

 

Academic qualifications

 

Essential:

o    CIMA

or

o    BCom Honours accounting

o    Articles would be an advantage

 

 

Work experience

 

Essential:

o    3-5 years in a management accounting role

o    Financial and People Management

o    Financial systems

o    1-3 years in Management

o    Engaging at Senior Management level

 

Advantageous:

o    Manufacturing and Production

o    Relevant sector/industry

o    Syspro/Pastel evolution

o    Tax computation

 

Knowledge

 

Essential:

o    Financial reporting

o    Corporate Governance

o    Commercial acumen

o    Financial and management accounting technical experience

o    Financial systems (Syspro, Scada, Pastel)

 

Advantageous:

o    Operational understanding of production and manufacturing facilities.

o    1-2 years in a manufacturing industry

 

Skills

 

Essential:

o    Well-developed communication skils to persuade and influence

o    Highly developed interpersonal skills related to build relationships, internal resilience (EQ) including sensitivity to diversity and conflict resolution.

o    Well developed ability to reason with numerical information to influence and enable business and financial decisions.

o    Critical thinking skills to analyse information and diagnose problems related to relatively complex financial challenges.

o    Memorisation and recollection of information

o    Ability to multi-task

o    Microsoft office skills (Excel, word and outlook)

o    High level of Excel and Data mining ability

 

Personal Attributes

 

Essential:

o    Focus on getting things done

o    Focus on analysing and solving problems

o    Concern for working within parameters

o    Preference for team working

o    Remain resilient with stress and pressure

o    Passsion for optimisizing business performance

o    Concern for communicating clearly

o    Preference for planning and organising

 

 

 

Advantageous:

o    Readiness to make and own decisions

o    Commitment to maintaining business awareness

o    Commitment for behaving correctly and ethically

o    Enhusiasm for learning, sharing and growing

o    Preference for thinking practically

o    Focus on initiating action

o    Strong inclination to drive change

 

 


Required Skills

  • accounting : 4 to 5 years
  • budgets : 4 to 5 years
  • business analysis : 4 to 5 years
  • financial management : 4 to 5 years
  • financial planning : 4 to 5 years
  • financial reporting : 4 to 5 years
  • pastel evolution : 4 to 5 years
  • syspro : 4 to 5 years
  • manufacturing finance : 4 to 5 years

Candidate Requirements

 

Knowledge

 

Essential:

o    Financial reporting

o    Corporate Governance

o    Commercial acumen

o    Financial and management accounting technical experience

o    Financial systems (Syspro, Scada, Pastel)

 

Advantageous:

o    Operational understanding of production and manufacturing facilities.

o    1-2 years in a manufacturing industry

 

Skills

 

Essential:

o    Well-developed communication skils to persuade and influence

o    Highly developed interpersonal skills related to build relationships, internal resilience (EQ) including sensitivity to diversity and conflict resolution.

o    Well developed ability to reason with numerical information to influence and enable business and financial decisions.

o    Critical thinking skills to analyse information and diagnose problems related to relatively complex financial challenges.

o    Memorisation and recollection of information

o    Ability to multi-task

o    Microsoft office skills (Excel, word and outlook)

o    High level of Excel and Data mining ability

 

 

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