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Accountant

What is an accountant?

An accountant is responsible for the company’s accounting functions which may include and are not limited to the below:

  • Budgeting
  • Financial reporting
  • Financial statements preparations and analysis
  • Taxes reporting, reconciling, and calculations
  • Payables
  • Billings, invoicing
  • Collections
  • Bank statements analysis

Accountants are significant to every business operation and assist businesses to make better financial decisions, budgeting, and maintaining the financial position of the company.

What is an Accountant’s salary range?

The salary for this job is impacted by experience, and an entry level accountant might have a starting salary of R300k per annum

Entry level R300k

Senior Level R450k Per annum

*the salary figures included here are for information purposes only and are not to be regarded as the actual salary figures, they could be less or even higher depending on the company and experience

Job Description

This is a template that can be used for free when advertising an accountant role on careerdam.com (Posting a single job for 30 days is R850, and to post 6 jobs cost R3800 for 45 days, posting 12 jobs is R5800 for 60 days)

We are looking for dedicated, passionate accountant who is also detail oriented and can communicate effectively to assist our company’s finance department in handling, Budgeting, Financial reporting, Financial statements preparations and analysis, Tax reporting, reconciling, and calculations, Payables, Billings, invoicing, Collections, Bank statements analysis, financial records,  bookkeeping, and also be responsible to oversee the overall company accounts, invoices, transactions as well as payments with clients.

A successful candidate in this role must possess the accounting procedure knowledge, effective communications skills, detailed-oriented, and be open to learning and going above expectations to meet the job requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Budgeting
  • Financial reporting
  • Financial statements preparations and analysis
  • Taxes reporting, reconciling, and calculations
  • Payables
  • Billings, invoicing
  • Collections
  • Bank statements analysis

Requirements:

  • BCom (Accounting Sciences), or a related accounting degree
  • Honours advantageous or related field.
  • 2 to 4 years experience may be preferrable
  • Additional certificates may be beneficial
  • Strong analytical, communication, and computer skills.
  • Understanding IFRS is beneficial
  • Attention to detail.

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