24 Nov 2016

Management Accountant

Sapientis Talent Management – Posted by Sapientis Human ResourcesJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Management Accountant (Contract)

A leading manufacturing and consumer good conglomerate requires the skill of a dynamic individual to join them and thrive within this Management Accountant role.

Your key responsibilities will include record keeping, management and financial accounting, analysis, budgeting, reporting and ensuring that all corporate accounting requirements and deadlines are met. Ensure continuous Implementation and strict application of a set of operational standards and controls throughout the company

You will meet the following minimum requirements
• B.Com with Accounting & Cost Management/Financial Management as majors
• Advanced MS Office
• 4 to 5 years’ relevant experience within manufacturing / consumer goods industry
• CIMA preferable
• SAP, Scala & Hyperion (an advantage)
• Should be intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel user (Non negotiable)
• Should be meticulous and capable of communicating on any level

Your key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
• Provision and interpretation of Management information
• Provision of financial advice and expertise
• Optimise profits, identify profit improvement channels and opportunities
• Financial performance evaluation and analysis
• Develop corporate planning systems
• Preparation of budgets & forecasts
• Preparation of financial reports
• Determine cost distribution per department
• Updating of costs in analytics system
• Business process modelling
• Project appraisals and valuations
• Prepare and analyse cost records and reports and conduct cost audits
• Internal & Process Control Compliance
• Ensure compliance of all internal controls
• Ensure compliance to US GAAP and SA GAAP
• Practice good Corporate Governance
• Financial Accounting
• Review all Stock Take variances
• Review the Obsolete & Slow Moving provision in accordance with Company policy
• Ensure that Inventory is valued correctly
• Complete & review general ledger reconciliations
• Resolve SCALA reconciling items between various reports
• Assistance with Internal & External Audits
• Assist with year end closure
• Balance Sheet reconciliations

Duration: 5 Months (possibility of permanent therafter)

Location: Successful incumbent will primarily be based in Johannesburg.

How to Apply

Duration: 5 Months (possibility of permanent therafter) Location: Successful incumbent will primarily be based in Johannesburg. To apply or for more elaborate details send us a detailed CV (in MS Word format) via email to info@sapientis.co.za (MgAG) If you have not had any response in two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on file for any further suitable positions.

Job Categories: Accounting/Finance. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: accounting, CIMA, and Management Accounting. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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