Accountant (Revenue and Payroll) - Pretoria Verfied

R 40 000 per month Pretoria, Gauteng Pretoria, Gauteng 12 days ago 19-11-2021 4:00:17 PM
Job Title Accountant (Revenue and Payroll)
Location: Pretoria
Employment Permanent

Purpose statement
Responsible for substantially all areas of accounting records and financial reporting of revenue, commission and payroll information for the Wealth Cluster
Position in the organisation Reports to:
1st line: Manager: Commissions
2nd line: National Executive: Finance

Subordinate
Between 1 and 4


Job objective
Accountable for the accurate and timeous reporting of all revenue, commission and payroll information for the Wealth Cluster

Duties

Process, internal controls and integration of systems
• Responsible for reviewing of primary source documents
• Responsible for ensuring adherence to the Group's policies, procedures, budget limits and Levels of Authority regarding goods and services procured
• Responsible for completing "checks" on completeness of supporting documentation maintained
• Responsible for ensuring that supplier payment terms are monitored and enforced
• Assists in other areas where required

General accounting records and reconciliations:
• Prepares reconciliation schedules for more complex account balances and reviews schedules prepared by bookkeeper and to ensure that the balance sheet is appropriately reconciled
• Primarily responsible for the validity, accuracy and completeness of transactions processed in the accounting records in a consistent manner
• Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of intercompany and related party transactions and balances confirmed on intercompany transaction schedules and confirmations
• Responsible for preparing calculations where required of amounts recognised in the accounting records
• Reviews Payroll information with supporting documentation
• Reviews instruction received from Group in relation to specific entity and ensures instruction is relevant, accurate and understood before actioning
• Reviews the age analysis for customer and suppliers to ensure validity, accuracy and completeness and follows up variances timeously
• Provide journals to be processed
• Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are up to date
• Ensure monthly income verification files are done
• Assists in other areas where required

Management information:
• Responsible for preparing accurate management accounts, including the update of forecasts and all supporting schedules timeously
• Responsible for preparing an accurate budget, including the update of forecasts and all supporting schedules timeously
• Prepares and maintains all other management information requested by the executive management team
• Develops management information reporting templates
• Assists in other areas where required

Sales function:
• Prepares and maintains calculations for revenue generated (including supporting documentation)
• Performs checks on inputs used for system generated revenue calculations to approved sources (agreements etc)
• Performs checks on inputs used for system generated revenue calculations to approved sources (agreements etc)
• Provide feedback to the financial manager on any problems
• Assists in other areas where required

Book buys
• Calculating the final values of book valuations before payment


Treasury and financial soundness:
• Takes ownership of the validity, accuracy and completeness of the weekly and long-term cash flow preparation in line with the required timelines
• May be required to be a releaser of payments and beneficiaries on the banking platform

Audit and year-end:
• Primarily responsible for providing all information to the auditors and Group management timeously
• Preparation of annual financial statements

Special projects:
• Is primarily responsible for the execution and day-to-day monitoring of the project


Treasury and financial soundness:
• Assist subordinates with their duties
• Assist National Executive with ad hoc reporting and requests

Strategic and other areas:
• Participates in meetings
• More detailed to complex communications required
• Decision making requires thorough analysis of best practice and research
• Subject matter knowledge is more detailed
• Collaborates and provides feedback for consideration of policies and strategy
• Limited negotiation with peers and subordinates
• Presents/trains peers and subordinates
• Assists in other areas where required

Other – Company specific:
• To be specified by division
• To be specified by division
Job Evaluation Criteria Formal Education
Degree in Accounting or equivalent (BCom or BCompt (Acc))

Experience:
• Completed articles and 3 years’ experience in accounting function as Accountant OR 8 years’ experience in accounting function with supervision of staff


Critical Competencies
Knowledge Skills and attributes
Accounting principles and practices Attention to detail
Proficiency in relevant computer skills in Accuracy
Evolution, Excel, Outlook, Word

Planning and organising
Follow processes and procedures
Problem analyzing
Problem solving

Good communication skills

Able to work under pressure
Methodical
Focused
Teamwork
Active learner

Other
Be flexible to work outside of normal working hours when required

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted