Financial Accountant

  • Full time
  • Johannesburg
  • @Work In South Africa posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : 29 January 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 5 Years
  • What we do Retail / FMCG & Wholesale
  • Qualifications Diploma level / NQF 5+

Job Description

Our client, an FMCG company based in the South West of Johannesburg, is a well-established player in the industry. With a focus on delivering high-quality products to consumers, they have built a strong reputation for excellence.

As a leading company in the FMCG sector, they value stability, work-life balance, and the expertise of their finance professionals.

Our client is looking for a solid Financial Accountant to join their dynamic team. As a Financial Accountant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring accurate financial reporting and maintaining financial controls within the organization.

This position offers stability and work-life balance, providing an excellent opportunity for finance professionals seeking a supportive and rewarding work environment. Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Manage the accounts payable process, including invoice verification and payment processing.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Coordinate and compile data for statutory reporting requirements.
  • Monitor and analyze FMCG discounts and rebates, ensuring proper accounting treatment.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline financial processes.
  • Support internal and external auditors during financial audits.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stay updated with changes in accounting regulations and best practices.
  • Provide financial analysis and insights to support decision-making.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Financial Accountant in the FMCG industry.
  • Tertiary qualification in finance or accounting.
  • Strong knowledge of accounts payable processes and statutory reporting.
  • Familiarity with FMCG discounts/rebates and related accounting principles.
  • Proficiency in financial software and MS Excel.
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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