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Group Accountant

Reference Number:  # 1327426
 Start from: 2011-11-11 to: 0000-00-00
Level:  Senior
Industry:  FINANCE
Monthly Salary:  ZAR: 30,000 - 35,000


Job Description:
Job # 1327426: Group Accountant
R360,000-430,000 Per Annum CTC Incl Benefits Neg

Kempton Park (Chloorkop), South Africa (Gauteng)
Permanent skilled level position in the Manufacturing, Production & Trades industry.
Benefits: Provident fund, Medical Aid.
Posted by The Job Box on 17/11/2011 \"The
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An AltX listed manufacturing company is seeking to employ a Group Accountant at its head office.  The role has full responsibility for the group financial and management reporting and associated group reporting requirements.  The detailed job specification is as follows:

Summary responsibilities:

  • group reporting
  • group consolidations
  • group tax
  • group budgets
  • group accounting policies and procedures
  • group internal audit
  • group financial management 

Detailed responsibilities:

  • consolidated monthly and quarterly management accounts in a standard format
  • interim results preparation and reporting
  • annual financial reporting, including the integrated annual report
  • sustainability reporting
  • group consolidations
  • preparation of all annual financial statements
  • group tax and tax returns
  • group banking
  • annual budget preparation and consolidation
  • monthly variance analysis, investigation and reporting
  • preparation of board papers
  • internal audit management for the group with external internal auditors
  • liaison with external audit
  • standardisation, implementation and monitoring of group accounting policies and procedures
  • financial troubleshooting in the group
  • remain up-to-date with latest accounting, tax and treasury developments
  • financial and variance analysis
  • daily flash reporting for the group
  • financial modelling and data mining
  • produce standard group reporting templates and implementation thereof
  • systems and business analysis as and when required
  • maintenance of group reporting structures and systems throughout the group
  • due diligence investigations when required
  • produce standard, consistent streamlined monthly reports
  • focus on accurate, timely, consistent, standardised management information 

Key performance measures:

  • delivery of accurate, timely and consistent management information as per the agreed timetables
  • production of monthly management reporting packs
  • management of the interim and annual reporting cycles
  • standardisation of reporting processes in the group
  • delivery of the group interim results, annual results and integrated annual report
  • understanding of group activities and reported financial information 

Candidate profile:

  • newly qualified or part qualified accountant
  • or qualified by experience
  • knowledge of trends and developments within financial reporting, including International Financial Reporting Standards
  • a financial qualification
  • 2-3 years experience
  • good communication skills
  • ability to deal with the detail and the big picture
  • be able to deliver against deadlines
  • ability to work independently

If you believe that this role is for you, and you have what it takes , please submit your CV to The HR Manager at



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