Finance and Project Accountant

Job Detail

  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Centre Hartebeesthoek
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience. Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualifications, and citizenship checks, as well as competency assessment and psychometric testing may form part of the selection process. SANSA subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities. Preference will be given to candidates in accordance with this.

Job Description

Finance and Project Accountant Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for accounting tasks in compiling the monthly management accounting. Ensure the Debtors Master file maintenance with multiple currencies, timeous, accurate invoicing, and collection of debt. Balancing of the general ledger to the fixed assets register, maintenance of the fixed assets register with additions, asset tags, disposals, annual impairment testing, locations, condition, and custodians. Complete general ledger reconciliations for review and process all journal entries for approval. Aid Project managers in finance accounting. Complete the monthly commitments schedule. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience: A Bachelors degree or Diploma in Finance or Accounting 10+ years’ experience in a similar role 3+ experience working on Sage X3 (reports automation, fixed assets, and all standard financial modules) Foreign Currency experience Reconciliation’s experience Knowledge of the following is advantageous: The applicable legislative and regulatory framework • Public Finance and Management Act (PFMA), National Treasury Regulations and guidelines knowledge, and GRAP knowledge • Departmental accounting, planning and budgeting policies and procedures • Assets policies and procedures knowledge • Assets systems (manual / automated) • Principles and practice of asset management • Tools and techniques for asset verification • Principles and practice of asset valuations • Financial project management experience and applicable GRAP knowledge • Principles and practice of accounting • Knowledge of reconciliations MS Office (word and excel: pivot tables and V-Lookup). A valid drivers’ license Key areas of responsibility will include but not limited to: Maintain financial transactions and information on Sage X3 Financial accounting of projects, journals, cost centres, reconciliations, budgets and subsistence & travel (S&T) Debtors and Revenue Foreign exchange transactions Asset accounting and management Documentation, reporting and general tasks Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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