- Full time
- @Work In South Africa posted 4 weeks ago
- Posted : 29 January 2024 -Accepting applications
Career Level Qualified / Experienced
Experience 5 Years
What we do Retail / FMCG & Wholesale
Qualifications Diploma level / NQF 5+
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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