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Trainee / Junior Accountant, Centurion

Last update 2024-05-25
Expires 2024-06-25
ID #2108506990
Free
Trainee / Junior Accountant, Centurion
South Africa, Gauteng, Centurion,
Modified April 8, 2024

Description

About the Role
The Trainee Accountant will be based in Centurion and reporting to the Finance Manager responsible for the operations for Red & Black Finance.
The Trainee Accountant will be an integral part of the Red & Black finance team, focused on managing operations as well as other key duties for the different business lines, providing support for Red & Black Finance.


Key Responsibilities
The role will be diverse, and the key responsibilities include:

Accounting processing
• Monthly processing of Salaries and Wages
• Processing and submission of relevant regulatory returns with authorities (SARS & HMRC)
• Monthly preparation of trail balances (income statements and balance sheets)
• Prepare management financial statements for clients;
• Preparation and maintaining working paper files throughout the financial year
• Preparation of annual statements for individuals, partnerships, companies and trusts;
• Liaise with external auditors for year-end audits to ensure audit timelines are met;
• Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual budgets and cash forecasts;
• Monitor cash balances and activity to ensure oversight of cash controls;
• Prepare and coordinate quarterly and annual board meeting material including financial and other segments.

Secretarial work
• Completion of annual returns required to be lodge with CIPC

• Preparation of various company secretarial documents to be lodged with the Registrar of Companies or Companies House
Taxation
• Liaise with clients and prepare Provisional Tax computations
• Completion of Income Tax Returns and Calculation of Income Tax
• Liaise with clients and prepare Value Added Tax calculations and advice
General
• Monitor and ensure compliance with timelines in relation to internal and external financial reporting, tax compliance, and ad hoc financial compliance requests.
• Take responsibility to execute discrete projects as discussed and agreed;


Experience and Qualifications
The ideal candidate would have the following:
• A formal qualification in Accounting, Business, Finance or studying towards an equivalent qualification;
• Solid command of the Microsoft Office suite


Candidate profile

• Well-rounded individual with sound communication skills
• Self-motivated, systematic professional with natural attention to detail;
• Strong capacity to work independently;
• Must have an entrepreneurial attitude and not be afraid to ask questions or suggest improvements;
• Organized, able to prioritize and meet tight deadlines;
• Readiness to learn and build new skills and a flexible ‘can do’ approach; and
• Strong sense of business acumen and aptitude for commercial reasoning.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Occupation: Trainee / junior accountant

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