Senior Accountant – George

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Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time
Senior Accountant - George

• Grade 12
• BCom degree or equivalent degree with Accounting III and Taxation
• Completed SAIPA articles
• More than 3 years of experience in an accounting practice
• Must be proficient in:
? Pastel / Sage Online
? Microsoft office – Excel and Word, Windows
? CaseWare
• Must be fully bilingual (English & Afrikaans)
• Must have:
? Excellent communication skills
? Good report writing skills
? Excellent time management skills
? Problem solving skills
? Organizational skills
? Strong Accounting and Taxation knowledge
• Must be accurate
• Ability to work under pressure and be deadline orientated
• Must have the ability to Ability to record books from insufficient records

• Compilation of AFS on CaseWare
• Supervision of client information:
? Cheques
? Receipts
? Sales invoices
? Purchase invoices
• Perform bank reconciliations
• Processing and reconciling of Petty Cash and Cash Control Accounts
• Fixed Asset Register
• General journals:
? Depreciation
? Provisions
? Interest
? Salaries
? Stock, etc.
• Process journal entries:
? New Installment Sale Agreements
? Interest on borrowings
? Provisions
? Accruals of income and expenses
? Bad debts etc.
• Distinguish between finance and operating leases
• Foreign exchange transactions
• Debtors and Creditors statements recons
• Correct accounting treatment on disposal of assets (property, plant & equipment) and investments and the calculation of the taxation on capital gains/losses
Analyze the resulting Trial Balance for mistakes / deviations and be able to discuss the results with the client
• Analytical review of:
? AFS – GP%
? Inventory days
? Creditors days
? Debtors days
• Produce a draft set of:
? Financials according to generally accepted accounting practice
? IFRS for SME and a working paper file according to the standards per the training file for sole proprietors
? Close corporations
? Trusts
? Partnerships
? Small business corporations
? Farmers
? Body Corporates
• Prepare the notes to financial statements
• Formulate accounting policies
• Identifying provisions and contingent liabilities
• Calculate the tax liability for:
? Sole proprietors
? Individuals
? CC’s
? Trusts
? Small business corporations
? Farmers
? Body Corporates and partnerships
• Reconciliations of input/output VAT to annual financial statements and monthly trial balances
• Compiling monthly management accounts
• Complete a tax returns
• Acquisition of member’s interest / shareholding
• Review the monthly files of junior to intermediate accountants
• Completion and review of Management representation letters
• Interpersonal skills
• Communication skills: Be able to converse in English and Afrikaans
• Training presentation skills
• Supervisory skills: Ability to supervise junior and intermediate accountants and provide leadership

• Negotiable and dependent on experience

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Salary: RNegotiable and dependent on experience

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