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Available vacancy:

Finance Department – Accountant

  • Accountant
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant accounting experience
  • 6-months fixed-term contract
  • Gauteng (Rivonia)

Jones & Wagener is seeking to employ an accountant on a fixed-term contract in the finance department, based in the Rivonia office. The accountant will provide assistance to and work with the other accountants and the finance-based administration team in the company and will report to the financial manager.

The requirements associated with the position are as follows (mandatory):

  • Demonstrated minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting and maintaining financial records of multiple companies, including but not limited to taxation calculations, VAT, payroll, debtors, creditors, cashbooks, management reports and legislative compliance.
  • Suitable accounting or finance degree
  • Experience in managing and developing regional finance staff and completing audits
  • Gauteng (Rivonia)

Preference to candidates with the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience and use of the PROMAN database
  • Multinational experience with record keeping in Ghana and other North African regions
  • Good critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Dynamic, self-motivated, takes responsibility and ownership of tasks
  • Works independently
  • Attention to detail

 The main duties associated with the position include the following:

  • Assist Financial Manager with preparation and review of Management Accounts
  • Assisting the Financial Manager with budget and forecasting processes
  • Full Bookkeeping to Financial Statements for several companies and trusts
  • Compile accurate forecasts and budgets
  • Analytical review of Trial Balance against Budget
  • VAT computations, reconciliations and submissions
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of year end journal entries
  • Drafting of financial statements
  • Create audit working papers and supporting schedules
  • Processing of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Checking and releasing payments within given deadlines
  • Correspondence with Suppliers and Clients as well as internally with staff
  • Correspondence with auditors, bankers, tax specialists and accountants
  • Reconciliations of supplier statements of account to accounts payable balances
  • Reconciliations of client invoices to accounts receivable balances
  • Reimbursement claims processing
  • Processing and reconciling bank accounts
  • Processing journals
  • Recording financial transactions through Project, GL, Debtor and Creditor Modules
  • Producing reports
  • Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies
  • Compliance maintenance – ensure documentation received for processing is compliant with BEE requirements, internal control requirements and management policy and procedures requirements
  • Assist with operational and administrative tasks
  • Assist with other accounting and statutory related functions that may arise from time to time

Salary package:
Market related salary including company benefits, dependent on individuals experience and qualifications.
Closing date: