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Job Title: Intermediate Accountant
Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Reference #: CLA_01
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The Durban office of BDO Advisory Services has a vacancy for an Intermediate Bookkeeper who will help in maintaining/managing portfolios of monthly and annual accounting clients.
•Perform the following annual engagements:
•Annual write-up of accounting records utilising the firms preferred software tool, i.e. Xero, SAGE Online, Pastel Partner
•Compilation Engagements in terms of ISRS 4410
•Accounting Officer Engagements in terms of Close Corporations Act
•Ensuring that proper planning is performed before execution
•Ensuring BDO Standard Operating Procedures are always followed
•Proposing journals to client (via Senior/Manager)
•Communicating with clients and making engagement arrangements, discuss engagement results
•Drafting AFS per IFRS and IFRS for SMEs
•Performing tax computations for companies, close corporations, and trusts (including SBC’s, special allowances (s12C, s12E, etc)
•Monthly accounting – processing accounting transactions and reconciliations to Balance Sheet, preparation of management accounts and calculation and reconciling of VAT and PAYE
•Managing own WIP and budgets on engagements
•Updating Manager and Partner on progress of engagements
•Mentoring junior staff both on the job and generally
•Assist other staff members where needed
•Outsourced projects when needed
•Other duties as may be required in line with the position.
Education And Experience Requirements:
•Studying towards or completed a related commerce qualification
•3-5 years’ experience in an accounting/similar organisation
•Detailed knowledge of Caseware Working papers
•Ability to work in a team and independently
•Good communication skills, internal and external, both written and verbal
•Working knowledge of most commonly used accounting packages (for reporting purposes and ad-hoc processing)
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 25/05/2021