Chartered Accountant

Experienced and qualified Chartered Accountant needed to overlook and take responsibility on all financial statements, reporting, payroll and account maintenance.

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Typical job activities include but are not limited to:

• General ledger/chart of account maintenance
• Responsibility for daily transactions
• Financial statement preparation and analysis
• Cost accounting and variance analysis
• Treasury and cash management including bank reconciliations
• Payroll and fixed asset accounting

Requirements: ( experience in tax accounting is an added benefit )

• Senior Certificate with matric exemption 
• Minimum 4 Years’ Experience in the FMCG sector 
• BCom (Accounting – CA stream) degree at a SAICA accredited university in South Africa 
• BCom Honours (Accounting) degree known as a PGDA or Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) 
• Candidate will have to have passed two Qualifying Examinations: the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) and the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC)
• Candidate will have to have entered into a training contract (also known as articles) for 3 years with a SAICA accredited training office 
• The candidate will have to be registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)

What are the natural skills and/or aptitudes I need to apply for this position?

• Have integrity, determination and perseverance
• To be flexible and work with professionalism and efficiency
• Have a strong aptitude for Mathematics
• Be intelligent
• Be able to communicate well and think strategically
• Be ethical
• Be able to analyse, compare and interpret facts and figures quickly
• Be able to make sound judgements based on knowledge gained from information
• Be able to work accurately and convey recommendations clearly

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