Senior Accounts Person (print Industry), Durban

Last update 2024-06-17
Expires 2024-07-17
ID #2047019530
Senior Accounts Person (print Industry), Durban
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,
Modified February 27, 2024


Job Description: Senior Accounts Person (Print Industry)

Position: Senior Accounts Person
Industry: Print
Department: Finance/Accounting
Location: [Specify Location]

Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly experienced and detail-oriented Senior Accounts Person to join our finance team in the print industry. The Senior Accounts Person will be responsible for managing all financial aspects of our print operations, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and accounts receivable/payable management. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in accounting, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to effectively communicate financial information to internal and external stakeholders.


Oversee the financial management of the print operations, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and adherence to financial policies and procedures.
Prepare and analyze financial statements, reports, and forecasts for the print division, providing key insights and recommendations to management.
Monitor and manage accounts receivable and accounts payable processes, ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, payment collection, and vendor payments.
Collaborate with the sales team to review client contracts, pricing agreements, and terms to ensure proper billing and revenue recognition.
Conduct regular financial reviews and analysis to identify areas for cost savings, process improvements, and revenue enhancement.
Assist in the development and monitoring of budgets and financial forecasts for the print division, providing insights into revenue projections, expenses, and cash flow.
Ensure compliance with tax regulations, reporting requirements, and other financial obligations.
Coordinate with internal departments, such as production and procurement, to ensure accurate recording and reporting of print-related costs and inventory.
Manage and reconcile print-related inventory, including paper, inks, and other supplies, to maintain accurate cost of goods sold (COGS) and inventory valuation.
Collaborate with external auditors during financial audits, providing necessary documentation, explanations, and support.
Stay updated on industry trends, accounting standards, and best practices in the print industry to drive continuous improvement in financial processes and reporting.
Supervise and mentor junior accounting staff, providing guidance, training, and support as needed.
Foster positive relationships with clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders, ensuring prompt resolution of financial queries or issues.
Assist in ad hoc financial projects, analysis, and special initiatives as required.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or similar certification is highly preferred.
Proven experience in a senior accounting role within the print industry.
Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and relevant tax regulations.
Proficiency in using accounting software and financial management systems.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel for financial analysis, modeling, and reporting.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and build relationships with clients and vendors.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team.
Experience with print-related inventory management and COGS calculations is a plus.
Knowledge of print production processes, terminology, and industry-specific financial considerations is advantageous.
Familiarity with ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle) is a plus.
If you are a highly skilled and experienced accounting professional with a strong background in the print industry, we invite you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Senior accounts person (print industry)

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