Finance Accountant, East London

Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-07-21
ID #2110498533
Finance Accountant, East London
South Africa, Eastern Cape, East London,
Modified April 10, 2024


Finance Accountant

required for a reputable financial company based in

East London
Key Performance Area’s:
Assist Head of Properties with operational and financial reporting, weekly, monthly, annually
Management accounts
Assist with vat verifications, IT14 SD’s and other SARS related tax queries
Bookkeeping and Financial Administration, including preparation of monthly tenant invoices, processing on accounting software package (Xero preference), preparing journals and reconciling accounts
Creditors Control: Processing and reconciling of all creditor’s payments
Debtors Control: Generating invoices, capturing receipts and reconciliations on property management system (MDA preference). Liaising with defaulting tenants
Assistance with preparation and capturing of annual budget
Assistance with the preparation of Audit and interim Audit files and assist the auditors with queries and supporting documentation
Fixed asset register – Maintain FAR
Nedbank Loans – Update Nedbank bond schedule monthly
Compliance – Maintain FICA control
Ad hoc analysis and tasks as may be required from time to time which can include documenting business processes defined in meetings
Other general accounting and administration tasks as and when required
Financial reporting to Head of Properties and Group Finance
Property Administrator:

Lease Management - Set up and maintain accurate files and records for all tenants and brokerage agreements, new tenants, renewals
Building Management – Liaising with tenants to resolve queries of problems
Maintenance Management - Sourcing contractors and obtaining quotes
Facilities Management – Liaise and manage billings
Municipal accounts
Ad hoc administration as may be required from time to time
Minimum requirements:
Matric plus relevant accounting qualification / certificate / degree.
Experience and knowledge of bookkeeping / accounting, and administration procedures.
Experience in preparation of audit files and liaison and assistance with annual audits.
Experience in relevant software: a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Pastel, Xero (or another recognised accounting software package) and MDA Property Management.
Proficient use of excel, email and other related programs.
Have strong numerical skills and aptitude.
Have good excel skills including basic formulae.
Have good people’s skills in respect of both staff and clients – and be able and willing to effectively communicate verbally and electronically.
Problem solver and ability to make suggestions and recommendations for improvements to existing systems.
Ability to handle multiple tasks and excellent attention to detail.
Property management experience including lease management.
Ability to exercise discretion and maintain high levels of confidentiality.
Ability to use initiative and work under pressure with tight deadlines.
Ability to manage high volume of workflow efficiently and willingness to work overtime if and when required.
Deadline driven environment.
Ability to communicate at first language English level.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Finance accountant

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