Job title: Financial Accountant (Property)
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 3 to 5 years
Salary: R400000 to R480000
Job published: 21 September 2020
Job reference no: 1588984284

Job Description

To manage the output of the financial accounting function by maintaining the internal control environment and ensuring compliance with statutory and International Financial Reporting Standards’ requirements.



Finance Shard Services Operations:

  • Manage the outputs of the accounts payable, receivable and utilities management functions
  • Monthly balance sheet recon reviews
  • Maintain internal controls related to these functions
  • Attend to monthly general ledger close as per financial timetable
  • Monthly update of fixed assets registers for additions and disposals
  • On an annual basis complete a fixed asset verification and valuation process of all fixed assets
  • Proactively monitor cash flow and prepare reliable forecasts
  • Attend to administration of electronic procurement, budgeting and ERP systems (including ancillary electronic systems)
  • Design and prepare KPI reports to measure system efficiency and output
  • Maintain and continuously improve business processes related to systems

Audit Assistance:

  • Assist in year-end closure and audit file preparation
  • Assist in the coordination and supervision of internal and external audit reviews
  • Assist in the group annual Financial Statement preparation in terms of IFRS


  • Manage and improve speed of monthly and quarterly close by automating business processes
  • Manage and document finance processes
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports as relates to the financial accounting division


  • Ensure that general ledger transactions are recorded in ERP system in line with SA Income Tax Act and VAT Act requirements
  • Assist with annual tax computation and related supporting schedules
  • Preparation and submission of monthly VAT recon and return

Supervise and Develop People:

  • Conduct team meetings
  • Schedule and coordinate the day-to-day activities of team members
  • Co-ordinate the team to deliver on projects as informed by manager
  • Monitor and actively manage team cohesion and individual motivation
  • Orientate, train, mentor, coach and develop team members to be competent on all aspects of their work
  • Guide team members on escalated queries


  • Level 6 - Bachelor's degree (B.Com) from three-year College or University
  • At least 3 years post articles experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the South African Income Tax Act and International Financial Reporting Standards.



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